The City of Port St. Lucie is currently seeking applicants for the following boards:
- Affordable Housing Advisory Committee
- Budget Advisory Committee
- Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful Committee
You can fill out the City Board Application for any of the boards or committees.
Budget Advisory Committee
The Budget Advisory Committee reviews the City Manager’s proposed budget, budget amendments, Capital Improvement Plan, and budget update, and after review, provides recommendations to the City Council. The Committee may also be asked to review up to 3 service areas or revenue sources per year; review and provide recommendations on specific expenditures, revenues, services, and polices; and provide recommendations to the City Manager on methods and tools to engage citizens in the budget process.
The Budget Advisory Committee consists of seven members appointed by the City Council, and two alternates. The expertise of applicants may be determined based on whether an applicant possesses an established financial background and budgeting experience. An established financial background may include, but is not limited to, educational background, experience, or both in a government budget process or private sector budget process, accounting experience, or high level financial management experience.
To find out more about the Budget Advisory Committee, call the Office of Management and Budget at (772) 871-5223, or see Resolution 17-R40.
Contractors' Examining Board
The Contractors’ Examining Board reviews applications for contractor’s licenses, recommends changes in licensing procedures to the city’s building official, and hears formal complaints made by citizens against contractors. Contractors’ Examining Board members are appointed by the City Council. The Board consists of seven members.
City codes require that one member be a general contractor or building contractor, one will be a swimming pool contractor, one will be an electrical contractor, one will be a plumber, and three will be “consumer members who are not or have never been engaged in the construction industry or any closely related profession. The board is required to meet at least four times a year. Members serve for two years.
To find out more about the Contractor’s Examining Board, call the Building Department at (772) 871-5132 or go to the City Code of Ordinances, section 150.504.
Contractor' Examining Board meetings air on PSL TV20 and can be viewed anytime on the city's video page. Go to archived meetings page.
Civil Service Appeals Board
The Civil Service Appeals Board hears appeals from city employees who have been discharged, suspended without pay from city employment, or demoted as a result of disciplinary action. The Civil Service Appeals Board has five principal members and two alternates. Three principal members and one alternate are appointed by the City Council, and two principal members and one alternate are elected by city employees. Council-appointed members serve for three years; employee-elected members serve for one year. Members may not be city employees or family members. To find out more about the Civil Service Appeals Board, call the Human Resources Department at (772) 344-4335 or go to the City Code of Ordinances, section 34.40.
Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful Committee
The Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful Committee (KPSLB) addresses issues that relate to the physical and visual aspects of the community environment that individuals can personally and directly impact through their own actions. The KPSLB Committee plans various public events to build environmental awareness and encourage volunteer efforts for litter pick-up and the proper disposal of household chemicals. The Committee meets on the first Wednesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. Members attendance is expected. Members serve on a voluntary basis and are highly involved in all aspects of KPSLB with Committee representation at all events, including the Tree Giveaways, Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days, the Annual Cleanup Day, and the Adopt-A-Street Volunteer Appreciation Barbeque event. Participation in other community events and programs is anticipated as well. The KPSLB Committee consists of 10 volunteer members and two City employees appointed by the Public Works Department as the Coordinator and Secretary. To find out more about the Keep Port St. Lucie Beautiful Committee, call (772) 873-6312.
Planning and Zoning Board
The Planning and Zoning Board produces and suggests plans for the zoning and arrangement of the city with a view to its general improvement and probable growth and demands, and prepares and recommends to the City Council a comprehensive plan and program for the installation of municipal improvements.
The Planning and Zoning Board consists of seven members appointed by the City Council, with one member living in each Council District, and three at-large members. To find more about the Planning and Zoning Board, call the Planning and Zoning Department at (772) 871-5212, or go to the City Code of Ordinances, section 32.50.
Planning and Zoning Board meetings air on PSL TV20 and can be viewed anytime on the city's video page. Go to archived meetings page.
Public Art Advisory Board
Appointed and confirmed by the Mayor and City Council, the Board presents a Public Art Master Plan for review and approval by the Planning and Zoning Board and the City Council and recommends specific public art projects, including the selection of works of art, special landscape treatments and architectural enhancements. The Board is comprised of seven members who serve on a voluntary basis. They maintain an Artist Registry of qualified artists to provide art works for public spaces.
Board of Trustees: Municipal Police Officers' Retirement Trust Fund
The Board of Trustees for the Municipal Police Officers’ Retirement Trust Fund consists of five members, two of whom are appointed by the City Council, and two others are police officers elected by the city’s police officers. The fifth member is appointed by the previous four members. Members serve for four years. To find out more about the Board of Trustees for the Municipal Police Officers’ Retirement Trust Fund, contact the Police Department at (772) 871-5000, or go to the City Code of Ordinances, section 32.77, or Florida Statutes, section 185.05.