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Thank-you for visiting the City of Ocala's list of available Boards and Commissions. For more information, please contact the City Clerks office.

The following boards currently have openings:

  •  Municipal Code Enforcement Board - 2 Alternate Member Openings
  • West Ocala CRA Advisory Committee - 2 Openings
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Affordable Housing Advisory Committee

Board or Commission Updated: 2/16/2016 12:34:30 PM

The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee is created and established to recommend monetary and non-monetary incentives for the affordable housing incentive plan.


Airport Board

Board or Commission Updated: 2/1/2016 11:52:18 AM

Assist the City Council with all issues affecting the Ocala International Airport. Make recommendations on any and all matters referred to it by the City Council regarding the operations and management of the airport.


Board of Adjustment

Board or Commission Updated: 3/1/2016 10:46:23 A

Hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the building official in the enforcement of the zoning code (Chapter 122),authorize special exceptions and variances as provided in the zoning code. (Any person aggrieved by a decision of this board has recourse through the courts, as provided by Florida State Statutes.)


Firefighters' Pension Board of Trustees

Board or Commission Updated: 10/1/2014 9:38:26 AM

The sole and exclusive administration of, and the responsibility for the proper, effective operation of the Retirement Plan is vested in the board of trustees.


General Employee Pension Board of Trustees

Board or Commission Updated: 1/22/2016 11:46:12 AM

The sole and exclusive administration of, and responsibility for the proper operation of the System and for making effective the provisions of the ordinance. The board is the designated plan administrator.


Golf Board

Board or Commission Updated: 2/5/2015 12:32:34 PM

Advise City Council regarding the operation and maintenance of any City owned golf courses.


Municipal Arts Commission

Board or Commission Updated: 3/1/2016 10:45:40 AM

The commission shall act in an advisory capacity to the City government in connection with the artistic and cultural development of the City and aesthetic aspects of city activities. City officials, officers andstaff may consult with the commission on matters coming within the scope of this division.


Municipal Code Enforcement Board

Board or Commission Updated: 7/18/2016 12:37:38 PM

To examine code violation cases presented by City Code Enforcement Officers. Empowered to levy fines and place liens on property if violations are not corrected.

Municipal Code Enforcement Board - 2 Alternate Member Openings


Ocala Historic Preservation Advisory Board

Board or Commission Updated: 8/9/2016 10:04:45 AM

Survey and inventory the historic resources of the City according to accepted practices and to develop and maintain a list of all resources researched for possible historic designation, issue certificates of appropriateness on proposed exterior changes to designated resources, advise on development of goals, objectives and policies for historic preservation and educate public on economic benefits of same.


Housing Authority

Board or Commission Updated: 2/9/2016 9:29:24 AM

Provides subsidized housing units and rental assistance payments to income eligible residents in Marion County.


Ocala Municipal Tennis Association Advisory Board

Board or Commission Updated: 5/16/2016 8:35:47 AM

The board shall act in an advisory capacity toCity Council in connection with the operation of the Tennis Association. The board will recommend to City Council on all policy matters andshall advise with and consult the CityManager on administrative matters of the Municipal Tennis Association.


Ocala Planning and Zoning Commission

Board or Commission Updated: 2/9/2016 9:30:25 AM

Make recommendations to City Council relating to zoning and land use and ensures that changes proposed are consistent with City's Comprehensive Plan.


Ocala Police Officers' Retirement System Board of Trustees

Board or Commission Updated: 8/10/2016 4:27:57 PM

Administer and manage the System provided and serve as trustees of the Fund.


Ocala Recreation Commission

Board or Commission Updated: 3/1/2016 10:47:10 AM

The Recreation Committee shall advise and recommend to the City Council on the use of public facilities for recreational programs, and shall act as a liaison with the board of county commissioners and the county school board regarding availability and us of county and school facilities. The commission shall advise and recommend to the City Councilon the use of public facilities for recreational program.


Ocala Tree Commission

Board or Commission Updated: 4/13/2016 1:56:44 PM

It shall be the responsibility of the Tree Commission to develop and administer a written plan for the care, preservation, pruning, planting, replanting and removal oftrees on property owned or controlled by the City and on property owned or controlled by all other governmental entities when this property is within the City limits.


Utility Advisory Board

Board or Commission Updated: 6/24/2016 12:19:04 PM

The Utility Advisory Board shall act in an advisory capacity to the city government in connection with the management of the City utilities.