Volunteer Opportunities

Open Space and Trails Committee and historic preservation commission to be created

The Heber City Council has recently passed an ordinance to create a new Open Space and Trails committee to advise the council about open space and trails issues.  Details about the committees function can be found in section 2.47 of the Municipal Code.

We are also seeking applicants for the Historic Preservation commission.  This board consists of five members with a demonstrated interest, competence, or knowledge in historic preservation.  The day and time of their monthly meeting is to be determined.  Guidelines are available in Heber City Municipal Code 2.50.

Interested applicants please submit your resume with a cover letter explaining why you would like to serve, to Mayor Potter at kpotter@heberut.gov

Opening for two Alternate Board of Adjustment Members

Heber City is currently accepting applications for two alternate Board of Adjustment Members. All applicants must either reside in Heber City or own property in Heber City. The Board of Adjustment meetings are held on the third Thursday of every month at 6:00 p.m. unless advised otherwise.

The Board of Adjustment hears appeals from the City’s land use decisions and makes decisions regarding requests for variances from the terms of land use ordinances.

If you are interested, email Meshelle Kijanen at mkijanen@heberut.gov your resume and a letter explaining your experience and why you are interested in the position.

Looking For Volunteers

Citizens of Heber City have the opportunity to volunteer their efforts with the Airport Advisory Board, the Animal Services Board, the Board of Adjustment, and the Planning Commission. If interested in these positions, please email the City Recorder and attach your resume and a letter of interest.

Airport Advisory Board

The Airport Advisory Board reviews and makes recommendations to the City Council on a variety of airport issues. The board meets at the City Administrative Offices at 4 p.m. on the third Wednesday of every month. Airport Board members serve four-year terms. Voting membership is comprised of three permanent Heber City residents and two at-large Wasatch County residents.

Board of Adjustment

The Board of Adjustment acts in a quasi-judicial manner in hearing appeals from the city's land use decisions and hears and decides requests for variances from the terms of land use ordinances. The board meets at the City Administrative Offices at  6:00 p.m. on the third Thursday of every month and on an as-needed basis. The term of office for a Board of Adjustment member is five years. Members must reside in Heber City.

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission makes recommendations to the City Council regarding land use issues such as the City General Plan, zoning, and subdivisions, and decisions on commercial or industrial developments and conditional uses. The commission consists of seven voting members plus two alternates and meets at the City Administrative Offices on the second and fourth Thursdays of every month at 6 p.m. The term of office for a Planning Commission member is six years; alternates serve two-year terms. Members must be residents of Heber City.