City of Norris Board/Commission/Committee Openings The City of Norris has the following volunteer positions available: (2) Tree Commission (1 Term Ending Jan. 2027; 1 Term Ending Jan. 2026) Established in Title 2, Chapter 3 This volunteer appointment is one of seven (7) members which develop and administer a written plan for the planting, maintenance, and removal of trees or other growth on all municipal lands of any character whatsoever including all parks, "commons" or any other open space and the entire right of way of all public highways including state roads, county roads, and city streets with the sole exception of the City of Norris Watershed.
(2) Archives Committee (1 Term Ending Jan. 2025; 1 Term Ending Jan. 2029) Established in Title 20, Chapter 3 This volunteer appointment is one of five (5) members which have custody, control, and direction of archives material.
(1) Community Development Board (1 Term Ending Jan. 2027) Established in Title 2, Chapter 2 This volunteer appointment is one of seven (7) members which are charged to be a catalyst for conscious management and enhancement of natural, historic, and economic resources, while allowing Norris to preserve its heritage and to prosper. The functions of the board are to: (1) Act as a public forum for the discussion of ideas, needs, and development; and to enhance communication and education of the community at large. (2) Serve Norris City Council and other city boards and commissions by acting as a "think tank" for the generation of ideas; and to assist those boards and commissions as requested. (3) Foster and strengthen connections between the City of Norris and surrounding governments, businesses, and development initiatives; while promoting the city's natural landscape, historic heritage, and the unique relationship it has with the Tennessee Valley Authority. (4) Assist and support city businesses and merchants, in order to maintain a vibrant and viable community.
Board of Zoning Appeals (Term Ending Jan. 2029) Established in Title 14, Chapter 6 This volunteer appointment is one of five (5) members which are charged to hear and decide appeals where it is alleged by the appellant that there is error in any order, requirement, permit, decision, determination, or refusal made by the building inspector or other administrative official in the carrying out of enforcement of any provision of the zoning ordinance; to hear and decide application for special exceptions as specified in the zoning ordinance, hear requests for interpretation of the zoning map, and for decision on any special questions upon which the Board of Zoning Appeals is authorized to pass by the zoning ordinance; and to hear and decide applications for variances from the terms of the zoning ordinance.
Anderson County Tourism Council (City of Norris Representative, Unexpired 1-Year Term ending June 30, 2024) The volunteer appointment represents the City of Norris on a regional council tasked with overseeing tourism for the whole of Anderson County.
Appointments, by Ordinance, are the authority of the Mayor, Chris Mitchell. If you are interested in any of the current openings you may express your interest to Mayor Mitchell by emailing at email@example.com. Applicants must be a resident of the City of Norris.