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Inclusiveness on Boards and Commissions

It is the goal of the City of Little Rock, Arkansas, that the Mayor, with confirmation by the City Board of Directors, shall make diligent efforts to appoint citizens of Little Rock to City Boards and Commissions so these bodies meet the goal of inclusiveness by reflecting the diversity of our City, recognizing that this goal may be impacted by Board and Commission positions that are designated by professions, organizations or by Ward representation.

UPDATE Applications for all City's Boards and Commissions can now be submitted at any time, whether or not there are current vacancies.  All applications will be kept on file for two (2) years and in the event a vacancy occurs on the Board or Commission in which you applied, your application will be forwarded to the Little Rock City Board of Directors for consideration.  

If you are interested in volunteering to serve on any of the City's Boards and Commissions, applications can be submitted in a variety of ways:

  1. By filling out the online application.
  2. By mail to the Little Rock City Clerk's Office, 500 West Markham Street, Room 200, Little Rock, AR 72201.
  3. By e-mail to cityclerksoffice@littlerock.org
  4. By fax to (501) 371-4857.

If you would like to receive an electronic copy of the next Board and Commission Vacancy Announcement, please e-mail the City Clerk's Office at cityclerksoffice@littlerock.org to be included on our distribution list.


Complete an Application Form:

  • General Board and Commission Application - PDF Form | Online Form
  • Americans with Disabilities Act Citizen's Grievance Committee Application - PDF Form
  • Ambulance Authority Application - PDF Form |
  • Animal Services Advisory Board Application - PDF Form |
  • Arts and Culture Commission Application - PDF Form  | Online Form
  • Board of Adjustment Application - PDF Form |
  • City Beautiful Commission Application - PDF Form |
  • Civil Service Commission Application  - PDF Form | Online Form
  • Community Housing Advisory Board Application - PDF Form |
  • Construction Board of Adjustments and Appeals Application - PDF Form |
  • Historic District Commission Application - PDF Form |
  • Land Bank Commission Application - PDF Form |
  • Mid-Town Redevelopment District No. 1 Advisory Board Application - PDF Form  | Online Form
  • Planning Commission Application - PDF Form | Online Form
  • Racial and Cultural Diversity Commission Application - PDF Form |
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Thank you for your interest in serving on one of the City’s various Boards and Commissions.

Historic District Commission

The Historic District Commission was created by Arkansas Code Annotated 14-172-206 - Little Rock City Code, Section 23-96,97. Each of the Commission's seven (7) members serve three (3)-year terms. The duties of the Commission are to preserve and protect sites and structures of historic and architectural interest and significance; to encourage private efforts to restore such sites, buildings, structures and their surroundings.

The Historic District Commission meets the second Monday of each month at 5:00 PM in the Board Chambers at Little Rock City Hall, 500 West Markham Street.

For More Information

Brian Minyard, Planner II
Planning and Development Department 
723 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4790
bminyard@littlerock.org

AUTHORITY:
Arkansas Code Annotated 14-172-206 - Little Rock City Code, Section 23-96, 97; Ordinance #20,423 (April 19, 2011)
 
TERM:
Three (3) years
 
MEMBERS:
Seven (7)
 
DUTIES:
To preserve and protect sites and structures of historic and architectural interest, and significance; to encourage private efforts to restore such sites, buildings, structures and their surroundings.
 
SELECTION:
Members of this Commission are appointed by the Little Rock City Board of Directors. The Commission consists of the following:

One (1) Architect
One (1) At-Large Representative
One (1) Representative of the Quapaw Quarter Association
One (1) Owner and Occupant of a structure located in the MacArthur Park Historic District
One (1) Owner of Property located in the MacArthur Park Historic District
Two (2) Owner and Occupant of a structure located in a National Register Historic District other than the MacArthur Park Historic District

MEETINGS:
Second Monday of Each Month
Little Rock City Hall
Board Chambers
500 West Markham Street
5:00 PM
 
CONTACT:
Brian Minyard
City of Little Rock
Planning and Development Department
723 West Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4790

   Current Members

Kwadjo Boaitey
(At-Large)
613 East Sixteenth Street
Little Rock, AR 72202
(501) 786-4255
kwadjoboaitey@gmail.com
Term Expires: 6-15-2015
 
Randy Ripley
(Architect)
1620 Tarrytown Road
Little Rock, AR 72227
(501) 580-6344
randyripley@att.net

Term Expires: 6-15-2014
B.J. Bowen
2016 Spring Street
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 274-6776
Term Expires: 6-15-2014
 
Mayor Mark Stodola (Ex-Officio)    
Little Rock City Hall
500 West Markham Street, Room 203
Little Rock, AR 72201
(501) 371-4510
mayor@littlerock.org

Term Expires: 12-31-2012

Mark Brown
2000 South Arch Street
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 247-4439
jillandmarkbrown@yahoo.com

Term Expires: 6-15-2015


Antoinette Johnson
216 Linwood Court
Little Rock, AR 72205
(501) 350-5931
ajohnsonconsultant@yahoo.com
Term Expires: 6-15-2014
 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rachelle Walsh
(Quapaw Quarter Association)
1811 Louisiana Street
Little Rock, AR 72206
(501) 940-2813
rwalsh@aecc.com
 
Term Expires: 6-15-2016



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