The City of Sheridan presently has vacancies on the Commissions listed below, providing an opportunity for engaged and motivated city residents to give back to their community. The term of appointment is three years. Interested individuals should send a brief bio and cover letter to the Mayor’s office either via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or regular post to:
Roger Miller, Mayor
PO Box 848
Sheridan, WY 82801
Sheridan Travel & Tourism
The Sheridan Travel & Tourism Board represents the local travel and tourism industry. Each appointed member shall serve for a term of three years from the date of appointment. Commission meets the third Thursday of each month at 11:00 am. Please submit letters of interest by June 30, 2017.
Fire Civil Service Commission
The Fire Civil Service Commission governs the Fire Department’s civil service rules and regulations. The Commission Certifies all promotion and hiring lists in the Fire department; is responsible for classifying positions within the Sheridan Fire department; monitors dismissal from City service and hears grievance appeals from City Fire Department employees.
Role: The Planning Commission reviews land development review proposals within the City limits, and makes recommendations to the City Council regarding approval. The Commission is guided by existing planning documents adopted by the City Council, and city code. The Planning Commission is also responsible for the overseeing the preparation and update of the Comprehensive Plan and other long range planning documents. The Commission receives administrative support from city staff.
Time Commitment: The Planning Commission meets on the second and fourth Monday of every month at 7:00PM. Occasionally, as needed, the Commission holds work sessions to address topics of specific concern. Regular meetings vary in length, but typically run about an hour. Planning Commission members receive information packets on each proposal to be reviewed. Each Commissioner chooses how much time to devote to reviewing packet items, but 30-60 minutes per item is probably a reasonable estimate. Total monthly commitment for meetings, work sessions, and packet review averages about 5-6 hours.