CITY OF CONWAY, SC

BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

BOARDS, COMMISSIONS & COMMITTEES

Accommodation Tax Advisory Committee

This committee meets at least once a year and at other times by call of the Chairperson. The committee has seven members, with the majority of members being from the hospitality industry of the city. Members serve a three year staggered terms. Successors in all cases shall be appointed for a term of three years and all appointments to fill vacancies shall be for the unexpired term. The committee makes recommendations to the city Council on the expenditure of revenues generated from the accommodations tax.


 Bike, Hike, and Paddle Committee

This committee is composed of nine non-council members. Terms are staggered and are for three years. The expiration date for the terms is December 31 of each year or until a successor is appointed and qualified.

 

Community Appearance Board

The Board reviews any alteration of the existing conditions of lands, uses or structures, including signage, within the Commercial Design Review Overlay District, the Main Street Corridor Design Review District, the Downtown Historic Design Review District and the Waccamaw Riverfront Districts 1 and 2. Meeting Time: Every second and fourth Wednesday at 4 p.m. The terms shall be four years and staggered.


Construction Board of Appeals

This Board was established on January 8, 1996 to be comprised of those with experience in technical codes. Number of Members: Seven (7) members and two (2) alternatives which are appointed by the Mayor and City Council for three (3) years. Meeting Time: As necessary.


Conway Housing Authority

This Board was established April 1967.  Number of Members: Five (5) members which are appointed by the Mayor and City Council. Members shall serve five (5) year terms, except those first appointed.
Meeting Time: The second Thursday of each month, 5:30 p.m. Meeting Place:  Commissioner's Conference Room, 2303 Leonard Ave., Conway.

 

Lakeside Cemetery Committee

Committee members should either own plots within the cemetery, have a special interest in the cemetery due to family members buried there, or have an interest due to the historical significance of the cemetery. Cemetery Hours: During the months of November through March, the Cemetery gates will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and from April through October the gates will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Members: Committee members are appointed by City Council and serve three (3) year staggered terms. Council may appoint one or more Council members to serve on the committee in an ex-officio capacity.

 

Municipal Election Committee

This Board was established on January 8, 1996 to be comprised of those with experience in technical codes. Support Department: Building Department Number of Members: Members are appointed by the City Council for six (6) years. Meeting Time: As necessary during election years.

 

Planning Commission

The purpose of this Commission is to plan for the physical, social and economic growth, development and redevelopment of the City of Conway. Number of Members: Members are appointed by City Council for three (3) year terms. Meeting Time: The first Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm in the conference room of City Hall.


Recreation Advisory Committee

This Board was established by the Zoning Ordinance which was enacted on March 12, 1962. Support Department: Parks & Recreation Department. Number of Members: Seven (7) members which are appointed by the Mayor and City Council for three (3) years.  Meeting Time: As necessary, 12pm. Meeting Place: Conway Recreation Center, 1515 Mill Pond Road.


Rose Hill Memorial Gardens Committee

Committee members should have a special interest in the cemetery due to family members buried there, or have an interest due to the historical significance of the cemetery. Members: Committee members are appointed by City Council and serve three (3) year staggered terms. Council may appoint one or more Council members to serve on the committee in an ex-officio capacity.


Smith Jones Joint Venture Committee

The purpose of this committee is to assist in the planning and improvement of the Smith Jones complex. Members: Three directors are appointed by City Council and serve three (3) year staggered terms. Three directors are elected by the Smith Jones Board and serve three (3) year staggered terms. The Seventh member is appointed by City Council from a list of three names submitted by the Smith Jones Board. Meetings: The third Thursday of each month at City Hall in the Conference room at 12:30 p.m. Meetings are open to the public.


Tennis Advisory Committee

Function & Purpose: This committee was established April 1993. Support Department: Parks and Recreation department Number of members: Five (5) members shall serve five (5) year staggered terms, except for those first appointed. Meeting time: Meetings will be held as needed.


Water Quality and Storm Drainage Commission

Established by Ordinance #2004-06-28(F).  This Commission was established for the purpose of providing input to City Council on issues pertaining to overall water quality and the management of storm water quantity and quality in the City of Conway. Commission shall consist of seven members, appointed by City Council, serving three-year terms, except those initially appointed who shall serve staggered terms. The expiration of terms is December 31. All members shall be eligible for reappointment by City Council for three-year terms. Members shall serve until their successors are appointed. Meeting Time: Third Wednesday of the month at 4:00 pm

 

Zoning Board of Appeals

This Board was established by the Zoning Ordinance which was enacted on March 12, 1962. Support Department: Planning Department. Number of Members: Seven (7) members who are appointed by the Mayor and City Council for three (3) years. Meeting Time: The fourth Thursday of each month, 5:30 p.m. Meeting Place: City Hall Conference Room