Boards & Committees
Affordable Housing Advisory Committee is tasked with making recommendations to the City Commission regarding the creation, incentivization and development processes for affordable housing in the City of Fort Pierce.
Arts and Culture Advisory Board advises the City Commission on matters pertaining to Arts and Culture and Art in Public Places (AIPP) projects and promotes outreach and involvement of the community. Members must be city residents.
Board of Adjustment reviews and votes on variance and special exception applications along with appeals. Members must be a city resident and financial disclosure to the State of Florida is required.
Board of Examiners of Contractors provides practical and adequate control of all contractors in the construction trades in the city. Members must be a St. Lucie County resident for at least two years representing specific fields.
Civil Service Appeals Board meets as needed to hear employee appeals, conduct investigations and enforce a code of rules. Members must be St. Lucie County residents and not an employee of the city.
Communitywide Council reviews the city’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program Annual Action Plan, economic development business loan applications, non-profit organizations’ request for funding applications, and proposed projects for recommendations to staff and City Commission. Members must represent specific targeted areas and be a city resident and financial disclosure to the State of Florida is required.
Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Committee functions to study, review and provide recommendations, guidance and advice as to matters relevant to the purposes and goals of the Fort Pierce Redevelopment Agency. Members must be a resident within the district boundaries, own a business or be a financial executive of a business within the CRA boundaries.
Fort Pierce Housing Authority strives to provide quality and affordable housing options within our community, without discrimination; while preserving the community's best interest. Members must be residents of the City of Fort Pierce or a qualified member of a Housing Authority program.
Fort Pierce Utilities Authority In 1972, the citizens of Fort Pierce voted by referendum to create the Fort Pierce Utilities Authority which oversees utility services provide to city residents. Members must be a qualified elector of the City and have no business relationship with FPUA; financial disclosure to the State of Florida is required.
Historic Preservation Board handles many tasks including maintaining historic district boundaries and monitoring the upkeep of the local register of historic sites and districts. Members must be city residents or operate a business in the City and financial disclosure to the State of Florida is required.
Infrastructure Surtax Citizen Oversight Committee reviews projects funded by the Infrastructure Surtax and issuance of reports to the City Commission to insure transparency and to provide the citizens of the City with the assurance that funds are being spent in the manner approved by the voters and in accordance with state law. All members must be a resident of the City of Fort Pierce.
Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful Advisory Board engages, educates and empowers community members to take greater responsibility for creating a clean and beautiful city through litter abatement, waste reduction, recycling and community beautification in order to improve health and prosperity of our community. Members must be city residents or own a business in the city. There is one seat dedicated for a St. Lucie County resident.
Parking Committee evaluates the effectiveness of parking resources and makes recommendations to the City Commission on policy, procedures or improvements to enhance parking. Members shall be residents, property owners or business owners in the City of Fort Pierce.
Parks Advisory Committee provides input to the City Commission on park related activities and policy; they review naming requests and conduct research on issues as requested by the City Commission. Members must be residents of the city.
Planning Board is essential in reviewing and influencing the management of growth in Fort Pierce. Members must be a city resident for at least two years and financial disclosure to the State of Florida is required.
Police Community Advisory Committee facilitates interaction, builds trust and mutual respect and improves understanding between Citizens and their Police Department. Eligible individuals will be residents of the City of Fort Pierce.
Police Officers Retirement Fund Board of Trustees is responsible for administering the trust fund and members must be a city resident and financial disclosure to the State of Florida is required.
Sunrise Theatre Advisory Board serves as a liaison between the community and the Theater. Members must be city residents however there are seats dedicated for St. Lucie County and neighboring county representation.
Youth Advisory Council. This group of high school students are dedicated to assisting the Mayor and City Council in solving problems and accomplishing goals on behalf of youth in the community. Members must be residents of the City, or attend a school within the city, or attend Westwood High School.