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Posted on: January 14, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Board and Commission Openings

Are you interested in playing your part in Fort Madison’s future? The City of Fort Madison has openings on the Planning and Zoning Commission. This Commission plays an important role in what development is allowed throughout town. Currently this Commission is considering revamping the zoning districts and code and have the ability to change what is allowed in different areas of town. If this is something that interests you or if you would be a vital asset to such a team, please contact the City to see how you could be more involved. This is an exciting window for the Planning Commission as participants can make a lasting effect to the redevelopment of our town.


Duties of the Commission: Zoning Code and District Changes/ compliance review of planned developments and subdivisions. Review and update of Fort Madison’s Comprehensive Plan (future goals and vision).


Meetings: 4th Tuesday as needed/scheduled.


Commission Members: 5-member board/ Must reside in Fort Madison/3-year terms.


If interested Contact Planning and Zoning Director Doug Krogmeier at (319)-372-7700 ext. 212 or 


The City of Fort Madison also has vacancies on the following boards and commissions:


Airport Commission (1)                                    Housing Authority (1)

Regional Revolving Loan Fund Committee (1)


Applications can be found at or through the City Clerk’s office at 811 Avenue E.  This application process is an effort to ensure diversity and representation of our community.  Interested persons should submit completed applications to the City Clerk’s office during regular business hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.   All applicants must be at least 18 years of age.  These are uncompensated positions.  All applications are subject to the open records laws of the State of Iowa.

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