Bismarck Mayor John Warford is looking for candidates interested in serving on the Bismarck Board of Adjustment. The volunteer committee has two open positions. Anyone residing in the City of Bismarck or the City’s extraterritorial area is eligible for appointment.
Interested applicants should complete an application form describing their qualifications, background and why they would like to serve on the Board. Completed applications should be sent to:
Carl Hokenstad, Director
Community Development Department
P.O. Box 5503
Bismarck, ND 58506-5503
The application form may be found at application
Forms can also be mailed to interested applicants by calling the Community Development Department at 701-355-1840 or may be picked up at the department office at 221 N 5th Street, Bismarck. Additional information on the position and the appointment process can also be obtained by contacting the department office.
The deadline for applications is Friday, May 7, 2010. The new board members will be announced at the May 25, 2010, Board of City Commissioners’ meeting.
The Board of Adjustment is a six-member board appointed by the Bismarck City Commission to decide appeals from an order, requirement or determination made by an administrative official of the City of Bismarck. The Board of Adjustment is empowered to make interpretations and grant variances related to zoning regulations.
The Board of Adjustment meets the first Thursday of every month at 4:00 p.m. in the City-County Building, 221 N 5th Street, Bismarck.