Please note that appointments by city council are to be from the qualified voters of the City of Waynesboro.
Board of Building Code Appeals (Electrical Contractor position, Property Manager position, Plumbing and Mechanicals, Building Contractor): Hears appeals from an aggrieved party regarding the design or construction of a building or structure or any decision of the Building Official concerning the application of the Uniform Statewide Building Code. The Board shall follow the appeal procedures as established by the Uniform Statewide Building Code on all hearings and findings. The Board of Building Code Appeals consists of five citizen members. The Board appointments are for four-year terms and meets on an as-needed basis. For more information, contact the Building and Zoning Code Administrator at 540-942-6628.
Economic Development Authority Board is charged with promoting the economic wellbeing of the community. They direct strategic planning initiatives, oversee economic development incentives, and lead outreach efforts to the business community. The EDA Board meets on the second Friday of each month at 8:00 a.m., 301 W. Main Street, Waynesboro.
Note that an Financial Disclosure Form is required of members. The vacancy is for an unexpired term ending August 31, 2021 at which time the appointed member is eligible for reappointment to a four-year term. (Application deadline 04/23/21)
Historical Commission is charged with preserving and protecting the history of the City of Waynesboro. The Historical Commission’s mission is to locate, collect, and preserve historical facts and important information about the community, and educate and encourage personal and community responsibility for preserving its past and fostering an understanding and appreciation of the City’s history. Meetings: Third Tuesday of each month – 6:30 p.m. – Conference Room of the Waynesboro Public Library., Waynesboro, Virginia, Waynesboro.
Disability and Aging Board for Independence (DABI): Representatives for the Disabled Community: DABI shall meet to assess and evaluate needs and resources relative to seniors and those with disabilities; to plan for and promote public sessions, forums, and surveys in coordination with other agencies, individuals, and/or entities which serve or support the well-being of these populations; and, to advocate for situations and issues which will enhance the independence and quality of life for the population which is represented by DABI’s interests. DABI shall recommend to City Council and city manager, ways and means of providing and improving services to older adults and/or to those with disabilities; and, shall be responsible for initiating and supporting efforts to increase the visibility of the aforementioned residents in the community, including them in the life of the city and for recognizing their contributions to the community-at-large.
Youth Commission- The Regional Youth Commission is comprised of 15 members, 5 representing each locality. One representative from each locality is a youth. This commission provides citizen input to the Director and staff of the Office on Youth concerning issues such as youth programming, funding, and community trends. The Commissioners serve as youth advocates and ambassadors for the OOY, and are dedicated to ensuring the provision of comprehensive youth development services in our region. This Commission meets bi-monthly and acts in an advisory capacity to the Office on Youth, The commission recommends general policies involving programming for youth and families; foster involvement of youth in their community, and evaluates and seek solutions to problems, activities and concerns. Meetings: Third Wednesday, every other month at 5:30. – United Way Office, 29 Idlewood Blvd, Fishersville.
Shenandoah Valley Social Services Administrative and Advisory Board - Responsibility for administrative matters is vested in the Director of Social Services. The Director reports to the county Administrator, the Waynesboro City Manager and the Staunton City Manager, and receives input from the Advisory Board on policy and program matters. Each of the three localities will appoint a representative to serve on the DSS Advisory Board. The purpose of the Board is to interest itself in all matters pertaining to the public assistance and social services needed by the people of the political subdivision or subdivisions served by the local department; to monitor the formulation and implementation of public assistance and social services programs by the local department and provide guidance on programmatic issues of relevance to the customers the department serves. The Advisory Board is comprised of two members appointed by each participating locality, Staunton, Augusta County, Waynesboro. All members serve four year terms. Meetings are scheduled at the Verona office and meeting times are determined annually by participating board members.
Parks and Recreation Commission – An advisory body appointed to advise Council as to the park and recreational needs of the City. The Commission also provides advisory direction to the Parks and Recreation Department staff on related topics including the annual budget, general recreational programming and relationships with other private and public organizations, and park development and re-development issues. Meetings: Held on the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. except in November and December when they will be held on the third Thursday. Department of Parks and Recreation, 413 Port Republic Road, Waynesboro, VA.