All boards and commissions are established by Village Council. Following is a list of Village Boards, Committees and Commissions and their functions:
The Woodlawn Recreation Commission consists of seven members appointed by the Mayor and Council. The Commission serves as a n advisory board to the Village Council regarding the recreation needs of the Village.
Woodlawn Planning Commission is a continuing body of five (5) members, including the Mayor, one council member and three (3) citizens of the municipality (appointed by the Mayor with the approval of Council). Planning Commission is responsible for maintaining a Master Plan and the planning and advising of municipal development and redevelopment. The Planning Commission also has responsibilities and powers related to the Woodlawn Zoning Ordinance, including, but not limited to:
Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month in Council Chambers at 7:00 P.M.
Board of Zoning Appeals
The Board of Appeals (BZA) shall consist of seven (7) Village of Woodlawn residents. The BZA hears and decides appeals where it is alleged that there is an error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the Zoning Officer in enforcement of the zoning code. Along with certain power and duties, The BZA may also permit exceptions and grant variances as noted in the Planning and Zoning code.
The Woodlawn Board of Zoning Appeals meets as scheduled in Council Chambers at 7:00 P.M.
Woodlawn Tree Board
The Woodlawn Tree Board consists of five members including the Woodlawn Public Works Director, a member of Council, the Mayor and two members appointed by the Mayor with the approval of Council. The Board is responsible for developing and administering a comprehensive tree management program for Woodlawn and can make recommendations to Council or the Mayor on any actions they deem necessary for the care and preservation of trees and shrubs in the Village.
Tax Board of Review
A Tax Board of Review exists to hear appeals from any person dissatisfied with any rule or decision of the Tax Commissioner.