The Gaylord City Council meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, located in the City Hall, 305 E. Main Street, Gaylord, Michigan
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City Council Agenda & Minutes
Planning Commission Agenda & Minutes
Boards and Commissions
Interested in serving your community?
If you are interested in serving on a board or commission, please fill out an application form and return the completed form to: City of Gaylord, 305 E. Main Street, Gaylord, MI, 49735. The application form may also be faxed to (989) 732-8266 or emailed to email@example.com. Current vacancies are announced at City Council meetings when they arise.
- Have general knowledge and/or understanding of the topics and issues reviewed by the board or commission that you are applying for.
- Review material provided in advance of the meeting.
- Engage in training activities when necessary.
- Follow the parliamentary rules of the Board/Commission.
- Attend regular meetings and special meetings, as needed.
If you have any questions, please reach out to either Kim Awrey or Travis Hewitt at (989) 732-4060.
Board of review
The Board of Review serves as a system of checks and balances between the Assessor and the General public. The board receives and examines the assessment roll from the assessor and hears appeals from property owners regarding their assessments and values established by the assessor. Board members serve three-year terms and hear tax assessment appeals in July and December. The Informational meeting where Board members will receive the roll is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in March, and the open Board of Review meetings are the third Tuesday and Wednesday after the first Monday in March. The Appeals meetings are the third Tuesday after the first Monday in July, and the second Tuesday after the first Monday in December. Preferred areas of expertise are banking/finance, real estate/development law (no agents or brokers), and property appraisal/assessing. Knowledge in these areas is not a requirement. Members are appointed by City Council and must be residents of the city.
The Planning Commission shall guide and promote the efficient, coordinated development of the city in a manner which will best promote the health, safety, and general welfare of its people; preserve and protect the city and its history; and to address the goals and recommendations of the Master Plan. The members of the Planning Commission shall be appointed by the mayor subject to approval by a majority vote of the members of the City Council. Commission members serve three-year terms, and the Commission meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7pm. Preferred areas of expertise are interest, knowledge, and/or experience in Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Building Construction/Engineering, Land Use Planning, Zoning, Real Estate/Development/Law, or community service.
Zoning Board Of Appeals
The Zoning Board of Appeals (ZBA) serves as a quasi-judicial body that shall hear and decide questions that arise in the administration of the zoning ordinance, including the interpretation of the zoning maps. The ZBA shall also hear and decide on matters referred to the ZBA or upon which the ZBA is required to pass under this Zoning Ordinance. It shall hear and decide appeals from and review any administrative order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an administrative official or body charged with enforcement of the zoning ordinance The Zoning Board of Appeals meets on the second and fourth Monday of every month at 7pm in the City Council Chambers in Gaylord City Hall. Currently, the City Council is the acting Zoning Board of Appeals
City Hall Room Rental
Effective July 1, 2016 the City of Gaylord has updated their Room Rental Agreement and Fees. Please click on the link below for the new rates and updated agreement.