The City of Lawrenceville is currently accepting applications for vacancies on multiple volunteer boards made up of Lawrenceville citizens. There are approximately 40 available positions for 2024 across all boards. Citizens and business owners within the City limits are welcome to apply.
Mayor David Still says, “Getting our citizens and businesses more involved in city government is crucial for good governance. This not only allows local leaders to give advice and share their visions but also makes city operations more transparent.”
Applications can be found at lville.city/boards and should be submitted by October 6 for the following boards:
- Aurora Theatre Board of Directors
Meets as announced once per month. This is not a City of Lawrenceville board. Appointments are expected to follow any requirements to be a member of the Aurora Board of Directors.
- Board of Appeals
Meets monthly on the 3rd Monday, and its purpose is to serve as a judicial branch of the City of Lawrenceville with respect to zoning and development issues.
- Development Authority
Meets monthly as announced and serves as a resource to the City to provide economic development services to the entire City limits.
- Downtown Development Authority
Meets monthly on the 2nd Monday and serves as a resource to City Council for the purpose of revitalizing downtown through smart land use planning, land banking, recruitment, and retention of business to the area and the strategic execution of the people’s vision to be a vibrant and inclusive urban center.
- Financial Review Citizen Committee
This committee meets during the budget process. Its purpose is to educate citizens, business owners, and community leaders on the City's financial operations and, ultimately, to encourage input into the budgetary process to support transparency with the public.
- Hooper-Renwick Legacy Preservation Committee
Meets quarterly, as announced, to support preserving the historic Hooper-Renwick School, Gwinnett’s only African-American public school for decades.
- Lawrenceville Arts Commission
Meets monthly on the 2nd Tuesday and promotes the expansion, education, and enhancement of public art in the City of Lawrenceville.
- Lawrenceville Housing Authority
Meets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday to promote adequate and affordable housing, economic opportunity, and a suitable living environment.
- Planning Commission
Meets monthly on the 1st Monday and provides recommendations to council after receiving input from planning staff and the public on the city's zoning and special use permits.
- ReCAST Advisory Board
Meets monthly on Wednesdays, as announced, to primarily advise and guide the work of ReCAST Lawrenceville as we achieve our collective goals.
- Stormwater Authority
Meets monthly on the 3rd Wednesday of the month to facilitate the repairs of existing storm sewer systems and additional storm sewers that may be needed for the current system within the city limits.