Statesboro Planning Commission
The Statesboro Planning Commission was established in February 1977 and consists of 8 members, 7 appointed by the Mayor and City Council along with the Mayor who serves as ex-officio member with voting powers. The Commission is vested with the duties to hear and make recommendations to the Mayor and City Council on matters regarding zoning ordinances, to promote the planning of the City of Statesboro with the preparation of the Master Plan, to prepare and recommend regulations for subdivisions and to administer those regulations, and to prepare and recommend a plat for the official map of the City showing the location of existing and proposed boundaries.
The Planning Commission meets on the 1st Tuesday of each month at 5:00 P.M. in the City Council Room located in City Hall.
Statesboro Youth Commission
“The standard has been lifted. We are Statesboro Strong”
The City of Statesboro recognizes the immense value of the youth in the community and their potential impact on the future of this nation. Thus, the Statesboro Youth Commission was created with the intent of fostering development through civic engagement, education, leadership, service learning opportunities, job training and development and the empowerment through individualism. The member shall work towards securing a future rooted in an evolving standard for local youth.
The Youth Commission meets virtually on the 3rd Thursday of each Month at 6:00 P.M.
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One Boro Commission
The One Boro Commission is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity among the citizens of Statesboro. The ultimate goal of the Commission is to foster innovation, community awareness, and ownership of public policy based on strong democratic traditions. It seeks to improve the experience for every citizen of Statesboro by opening communication and facilitating collaboration from the healthy breadth of perspective and experiences we have in our community. The Commission will work to cultivate an environment which will make all people feel valued. The Commission’s objective is to create opportunities by developing healthy connections between every part of our dynamic community, with no tolerance for discrimination and harassment against any citizen or resident as mandated by federal, state, and local laws.
Date Agenda Minutes July 19, 2021 - One Boro Meeting
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Downtown Statesboro Development Authority
The Downtown Statesboro Development Authority (DSDA), established in 1981, consists of 9 members of which 8 members are appointed by the members of the authority to represent the owners of real property or owners of business establishments. The governing authority of the City of Statesboro appoints the remaining one member. The DSDA is empowered with the authority to acquire, improve, sell, lease, and / or mortgage property within the DSDA District for the development and improvement of property in the Downtown Statesboro Development Authority District.
Main Street Statesboro and Downtown Statesboro Development Authority Board of Directors meet the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 8:30 A.M. at the Averitt Arts Center .
The DSDA meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 9:00 AM at the Averitt Arts Center.
The Averitt Center for the Arts
The Averitt Center for the Arts (ACA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion of the arts and arts education in Bulloch and surrounding counties. Formed in 2004 as The Statesboro Arts Council, our renaming served to reflect our ever growing reach in the area. After receiving requests from individuals and organizations in surrounding counties, and with participation from individuals throughout Southeast Georgia, we have begun to reach beyond the immediate area of Statesboro with performances and outreach programs that take our education efforts to a broader audience.
Keep Statesboro-Bulloch Beautiful Advisory Board
Keep Statesboro-Bulloch Beautiful (KSBB) strives to educate and empower citizens and businesses with the resources needed to facilitate litter prevention, beautification, and community greening within the City of Statesboro and surrounding areas.
KSBB’s main focus is community beautification, revitalization, and sustainability through the educations and collaboration of local citizens, public, private, and nonprofit entities. KSBB is a Keep Georgia Beautiful Foundation affiliate and a Keep America Beautiful affiliate.
For more information, please visit keepstatesborobullochbeautiful.org
Statesboro Tree Board
The Statesboro Tree Board was established on January 15, 1991. The Board consists of 9 members appointed by the Mayor and City Council to serve staggered terms of 6 years. The Board is responsible for hearing requests for variances for special use permits in the enforcement of the City of Statesboro Tree Ordinance.
The Statesboro Tree Board meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 1:30 P.M.
The City of Statesboro is accepting applications for appointments to its Tree Board. The Tree Board appointment is for a three-year term. The Tree Board meets once a month. The deadline to apply is May 28, 2021, at noon.
Statesboro Beautification Commission
The Statesboro Beautification Commission was established May 1, 1973, and consists of a Chairman, no more than 10 members to be appointed by the Mayor and City Council, and four ex-officio members: one member appointed from the Commissioners of Roads and Revenues of the County, one member from the Board of Education, one member from the City Council, and one member appointed by the President of Georgia Southern University. The members serve staggered 5-year terms. The powers and duties of the Commission are to establish and maintain parks and trees of the City with the goal to beautify the City of Statesboro.
The Statesboro Beautification Commission meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 2:30 P.M.
The City of Statesboro is accepting applications for appointments to its Beautification Commission. The Beautification Commission appointment is for a five-year term. The deadline to apply is May 28, 2021, at noon.
Alcohol Advisory Board
The Alcohol Advisory Board has the authority to prepare studies and reports for the purpose of informing the governing body on policy matters related to the licensing and sale of alcoholic beverages within the corporate limits of the City of Statesboro. This is a six member board with each Council member and the Mayor appointing an individual member. The Alcohol Advisory Board will call meetings as needed on the 2nd Monday of the month at 4:00 P.M. in the City Council Chamber located on the second floor of City Hall. Board meeting notices can be found on the Events Page.