Boards & Commissions

The City of Norman encourages citizen participation on the boards and commissions that provide guidance for the betterment of our City.

Qualification of members and continuation in office require that members of appointive boards and commissions shall, at the time of their appointment be residents of the City; not be members of the immediate family of any elected City official; not be a full-time City employee; and not be a member of any other appointive board or commission.  Members shall continue in office during their term until such time it expires or if absent from (3) consecutive regular meetings shown by the official minutes of that board or commission they will be considered ineligible to serve. ( Sec. 4-105).  

Current Vacancies:

  • Norman Citizen's ADA Advisory Committee - 1 vacancy
  • Social & Voluntary Services Committee - 2 vacancies
  • UNP TIF District Statutory Review Committee - 2 vacancies
  • Citizen's Public Safety Oversight Committee - 1 vacancy (Ward 5)

Online Application for Boards and Commissions

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City Council and City Council Committees

City Council

The City Council meets for Study Session as needed, generally on the 1st, 3rd, & 5th Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building, Executive Conference Room located at 201 W. Gray unless otherwise stated on agenda.  

Council Conferences are held prior as needed to a regular Council meetings on the 2nd, and 4th Tuesday in the Municipal Building, Executive Conference Room at 5:30 p.m. located at 201 W. Gray. 

Regular City Council meetings are held in the Municipal Building, Council Chambers at 6:30 p.m. located at 201 W. Gray.

Town meetings and Retreats are held as needed, generally in the Municipal Building located at 201 W. Gray. 

**Meeting times and locations may vary**

 

Public Meeting Agenda/Minutes Directory.

 

 

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Ad Hoc Committee to Address Homelessness

The Ad Hoc Committee to Address Homelessness Committee has been merged with the Oversight Committee as of October 26, 2021.

Business and Community Affairs Committee

This Committee meets as needed on the 1st Thursday of every month at 4:00 pm in the Municipal Building, Executive Conference Room located at 201 W. Gray Street unless otherwise stated on agenda. 

  • Councilmember Matthew Peacock - Ward 8 - CHAIR
  • Councilmember Rarchar Tortorello - Ward 5
  • Councilmember Helen Grant - Ward 4

For More Information regarding the Business and Community Affairs Committee, please contact the City Clerk's Office at City_Clerk@normanok.gov.

 

Oversight Committee

This Committee meets on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 4:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building, Executive Conference Room located at 201 West Gray Street unless otherwise stated on agenda.

  • Kelly Lynn - Ward 3 - CHAIR
  • Councilmember Lauren Schueler - Ward 2
  • Councilmember Brandi Studley - Ward 1
  • Councilmember Stephen Homan - Ward 7

For More Information regarding the Oversight Committee, please contact the City Clerk's Office at City_Clerk@normanok.gov.

Community Planning and Transportation Committee

This Committee meets on the 4th Thursday of every month at 4:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building, Executive Conference Room located at 201 West Gray Street unless otherwise stated on agenda.

  • Councilmember Stephen Holman - Ward 7 - CHAIR
  • Councilmember Matthew Peacock - Ward 8
  • Councilmember Lauren Schueler- Ward 2

For More Information regarding the Community Planning and Transportation Committee, please contact the City Clerk's Office at City_Clerk@normanok.gov.

Finance Committee

This Committee meets on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building, Executive Conference Room located at 201 West Gray unless otherwise stated on agenda. 

  • Mayor Larry Heikkila - CHAIR
  • Councilmember Elizabeth Foreman - Ward 6
  • Councilmember Kelly Lynn - Ward 3

For More Information regarding the Finance Committee, please contact the City Clerk's Office at City_Clerk@normanok.gov.

Candidate Selection Committees

These meetings are held on an as needed basis. 

For More Information regarding Candidate Selection Committees, please contact the City Clerk's Office at City_Clerk@normanok.gov.

Norman Forward Boards, Committees, and Advisory Groups

NF Adult Softball/Football Ad Hoc Advisory Group

City Council approved creating this Ad Hoc Group on November 12, 2019, to be an advisory committee for the design and construction projects for the adult softball/football field project a Norman Forward Project. 

  • Courtney Helms
  • Tracy Gordon
  • Rob Norman
  • Missy Smith
  • Tom Aldridge 

For More Information regarding the NF Adult Softball/Football Ad Hoc Advisory Group, please contact Karla Sitton at karla.sitton@normanok.gov.

NF East and Central Libraries Ad Hoc Advisory Group

City Council approved creating of this Ad Hoc Group on December 22, 2015, to be an advisory committee for the design and construction projects for the new Central and East Libraries, Norman Forward Projects.

  • Tim Mauldin, Ward 3 - CHAIR
  • Carla Kimberling, Ward 5
  • Erica Bird - Ward 2
  • Andrew Seamans, Ward 2
  • Kevin Kloesel, WARD 4

For More Information regarding the NF East and Central Libraries Ad Hoc Advisory Group, please contact Karla Sitton at karla.sitton@normanok.gov.

NF Griffin Park Ad Hoc Advisory Group

City Council approved creating of this Ad Hoc Group on December 22, 2015, to be an advisory committee for the design and construction projects for Griffin Park as part of the Norman Forward Projects and the appointments were approved by Council on February 14, 2017.

  • Carol Dillingham, CHAIR
  • Christy Fuentes
  • Steve Gillis
  • Tom Woodfin
  • Brandon Hopper

For More Information regarding the NF Griffin Park Ad Hoc Advisory Group, please contact Karla Sitton at karla.sitton@normanok.gov.

NF Indoor Aquatic and Multi-Sport Facility Ad Hoc Advisory Group

City Council approved creating of this Ad Hoc Group on June 25, 2019, to be an advisory committee for the design and construction for the new Indoor Aquatic and Multi-Sport facility, a Norman Forward Project.

  • Alva Brockus 
  • Kyle Hurley - CHAIR
  • Steve McDaniel 
  • Nick Migliorino - or designee
  • Joe Paslay
  • Kent Nicholson
  • Richie Splitt - or designee
  • Cristin Roberts
  • Bryan Vinyard 
  • Nancy Yoch

For More Information regarding the NF Indoor Aquatic and Multi-Sport Facility Ad Hoc Advisory Group, please contact Karla Sitton at karla.sitton@normanok.gov.

NF Sales Tax Citizen's Financial Oversight Board

Meetings are held as needed (3-year term)

Representative - Original Term Began - Term Begins - Term Ends - Ward

Board Members

For More Information regarding the NF Sales Tax Citizen's Financial Oversight Board, please contact Anthony Francisco at anthony.francisco@normanok.gov.

NF Reaves Park Ad Hoc Advisory Group

City Council approved creating of this Ad Hoc Group on December 22, 2015, to be an advisory committee for the design and construction projects for Reaves Park as part of the Norman Forward Projects and the appointments were approved by Council on February 14, 2017.

 

  • Garry Armstrong, CHAIR
  • Ann Marie Eckart
  • William Murray
  • Craig Parker
  • Trent Wells

For More Information regarding the NF Reaves Park Ad Hoc Advisory Group, please contact Karla Sitton at karla.sitton@normanok.gov.

NF Ruby Grant Park Ad Hoc Advisory Group

Meetings are held as needed.

  • James Chappel – CHAIR
  • TD O’Hara
  • Stephanie McGinnis
  • William Power
  • Dennis Brigham

For More Information regarding the NF Ruby Grant Park Ad Hoc Advisory Group, please contact Karla Sitton at karla.sitton@normanok.gov.

NF Senior Center Ad Hoc Advisory Group

City Council approved creating of this Ad Hoc Group on December 22, 2015, to be an advisory committee for the design and construction projects for the new Senior Center, a Norman Forward Project. 

  • Mary Bonner, Ward 2
  • Gale Hobson, Ward 4 - Chair
  • Nadine Jewell, Ward 2
  • Marvin Terry, Ward 3
  • Tammy Vaughn, Ward 5 
  • Richard Bailey, Ward 3

For More Information regarding the NF Senior Center Ad Hoc Advisory Group, please contact Karla Sitton at karla.sitton@normanok.gov.

City of Norman Boards and Commissions

2020 Census Complete Count Committee

The Census Complete Count Committee is charged with developing and implementing a 2020 Census outreach, promotion, recruiting, and enumeration assistance plan of action designed to target and address the needs of the community.

**Meetings are held as needed**  

Committee Members: 

  • Aisha Ali
  • Michelle Evans
  • Charles Hollingsworth
  • Aleisha Karjala
  • Otto Orellana 
  • Kelly Sitzman 
  • Darry Stacy 
  • Laura Tontz
  • Rex Wall
  • Meredith Wahpekeche

 

Animal Welfare Oversight Committee

The Committee is charged with insuring that the Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Facility is run in a humane manner in accordance with established and recognized standards for animal shelters; implementing the City Council's adoption policy; educating the community; coordinating volunteer services to the Animal Shelter/Pet Adoption Facility; and implementing an on-site spaying and neutering program.  Meets the 2nd Monday of every other month at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Norman Public Library, 103 Acres Street, in the Pioneer Room on the 3rd floor unless otherwise stated on agenda. To obtain contact information for Board members, call Darci Poe at (405) 292-9736.

Board Members

For more information regarding the Animal Welfare Oversight Committee, please contact Ashley Dawson (Battiest) at ashley.dawson@normanok.gov.

Bicycle Advisory Committee

The Committee reviews the Bicycle Transportation Development Plan on an ongoing basis and to make and assist in implementation of recommendations to encourage and support biking, both recreational and for transportation, and to consult with and forward those recommendations to the Transportation Committee.  Meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 6:15 p.m. in the Municipal Building, Executive Conference Room located at 201 West Gray unless otherwise stated on agenda.  (3 year term)

Representative - Original Term Began - Term Begins - Term Ends - Ward

  • Stephen Swanson - 05/24/22 - 05/24/22 - 02/13/25 - 1
  • Michael Dick - 02/08/22 - 02/08/22 - 02/13/25 - 2 
  • Briann Zimmerman - 02/08/22 - 02/08/22 - 02-13-24 - 2
  • George Ahmadi - 06/25/19 - 02/13/21 - 02/13/24 - 4
  • Christopher Southern, - 11/14/17 - 02/13/21 - 02/13/24 - 4
  • Hal Cantwell - 02/28/17 - 02/13/20 - 02/13/23 - 3 - Chair
  • Sarah Shanks - 06/25/19 - 02/13/20 - 02/13/23 - 2
  • Lee Krumholz - 05/22/12 - 02/13/20 - 02/13/23 - 4
  • Nathan Barron - 02/08/22 - 02/08/22 - 02/13/25 - 7

For more information regarding the Bicycle Advisory Committee, please contact Hal Cantwell at hcantwell@cox.net.

Board of Adjustment

Hears appeals concerning Chapter 22, Zoning, of the City Code. Meets the 1st Wednesday in December and 4th Wednesday for all remaining months and no November meeting, 4:30 p.m., when warranted, Municipal Building "A" Conference Room located at 201 West Gray unless otherwise noted on agenda. (3-year term)

Board Members

For more information regarding the Board of Adjustment, please contact Roné Tromble at rone.tromble@normanok.gov.

Board of Appeals

Considers variances to the BOCA National Building Code. Meets at 4:00 p.m. when warranted, Municipal Building “A” Conference Room located at 201 West Gray unless otherwise stated on agenda. (4-year term)

Board Members

Board of Parks Commissioners

Advises the City Council on citizens' suggestions, the development or improvements of park and recreational facilities, policies, and park land dedication.  Participates in long-range planning and provides suggestions for implementation.  Meets the 1st Thursday at 5:30 p.m., Norman Municipal Building, Council Chambers located at 201 West Gray unless otherwise stated on agenda.  (3‑year term)

Board Members

For More Information regarding the Board of Parks Commissioners, please contact Karla Sitton at karla.sitton@normanok.gov.

Center City Master Plan Visioning Committee

Currently Inactive

Center City Statutory Review Committee

The purpose of the Committee is pursuant to Resolution 1617-122 adopted by City Council on May 23, 2017:

A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Norman declaring the intent to consider approval of a project plan for Center City redevelopment and creation of a Tax Increment District under the Local Development Act; directing preparation of a project plan; appointing a Review Committee; directing the Review Committee to make findings as to eligibility and financial impact, if any, on taxing jurisdictions and business activities within the district; and directing the Review Committee to make a recommendation with respect to the proposed Project.

**Meetings are only held as needed, currently inactive**

Center City Administrative Delay Ad Hoc Committee

**Meetings are held on an as needed basis**

  • Councilmember Stephen Holman
  • Councilmember Matthew Peacock
  • Keith McCabe
  • James Adair
  • Richard McKown
  • Autumn McMahon

 

Central Oklahoma Master Conservancy District

Authorized by State Statute which was formed through proceedings in Cleveland County District Court for the purpose of contracting with the U.S. Government for the construction of the Little River Dam and Reservoir and to operate and maintain the dam, reservoir, and pumping facilities thereafter. The City of Norman designates three members. Meets the 1st Thursday of every month at 6:30 p.m., pumping plant located at 12500 East Alameda Street unless otherwise stated on agenda. (4-year term)

Representative - Original Term Began - Term Begins - Term Ends - Ward

  • Jann Knotts - 10/14/14 - 06/28/20 - 06/28/24 - 3 - TREASURER 
  • Amanda Nairn - 07/22/14 - 06/28/22 - 06/28/25 - 8 - PRESIDENT
  • Dr. Edgar O'Rear - 05/24/22 - 05/24/22 - 06/28/25 - 6

For more information regarding the Central Oklahoma Master Conservancy District, please contact Kelley Metcalf at kmetcalf@comcd.net.

Charter Review Commission

The Charter Review Commission meets on the 2nd Monday of every month at 5:30 pm in the Municipal Building, Multi-Purpose Conference Room located at 201 W. Gray Street unless otherwise stated on agenda.  

  • Trey Bates
  • Doug Cubberley
  • Carol Dillingham
  • Jim Eller
  • Jim Griffith
  • Tom Hackelman
  • Shon Williamson Jennings
  • Greg Jungman
  • Kenneth McBride
  • Victoria McBride
  • Kevin Pipes
  • Aisha Ali
  • Richard Stawicki
  • Bob Thompson
  • Bryan Vinyard

For more information regarding the Charter Review Commission, please contact the City Clerk's Office at City_Clerk@normanok.gov.

Children's Rights Coordinating Commission

Educates the community regarding children's needs as they are relevant to the areas of child welfare, child care, and the sexual exploitation of children; serves as an advisor to the City Council on the issue of children's rights and needs; and serves as a liaison between the City Council and existing juvenile agencies, organizations, and services. 

For more information regarding the Children's Rights Coordinating Commission, please contact Deedra Vice at deedra.vice@normanok.gov.

Citizen's Public Safety Oversight Committee

The Committee reviews the expenditure of revenues collected pursuant to the ordinance, monitoring the successful implementation of community policing concepts, and issuing reports on their findings to City Council and the public on an annual basis or as requested by Council.  They may review and make recommendations on such other issues related to Public Safety as may be assigned to it by Council.  Meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 4:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building Conference Room located at 201 W. Gray unless otherwise stated on agenda.  (3‑year terms)

Board Members

For more information regarding the Citizen's Public Safety Oversight Committee, please contact Kim Coffman at kimberly.coffman@normanok.gov.

Community Development Block Grant Policy Committee

The Community Development Policy Committee was established in 1975 with representatives from interest groups throughout the community to develop effective citizen involvement in the Community Development Block Grant Program. Currently the Policy Committee is comprised of ten neighborhood representatives from the Target Area and Five community volunteers.

The Policy Committee in general meets monthly from January thru April or as needed at 6:00 p.m. at 201-A West Gray, unless otherwise announced.

For more information regarding the Community Development Block Grant Policy Committee, please contact Tara Reynolds at tara.reynolds@normanok.gov.

Comprehensive Plan Steering Committee

**currently inactive** (July 12, 2016)

  • Scott Bauman
  • Rebecca Bean
  • Dan Boatright
  • Dave Boeck
  • Rachel Butler
  • Michelle Carr
  • Josh Edge
  • Chris Edwards
  • Todd Fagin
  • Mohammad Farzaneh
  • Jonathan Fowler
  • Roger Frech
  • Jared Garner
  • Melissa Gill
  • Harold Heiple
  • Marion Hutchison
  • Nouman Jan
  • Marilyn Korhonen
  • Bryce Lowery
  • Curtis McCarty
  • Richard McKown
  • Cory Miller
  • Chris Nanny
  • Evan Nixon
  • Mike Palermo
  • Joyce Pitchlynn
  • Paula Price
  • Jeff Puckett
  • Michael Ridgeway
  • Neil Robinson
  • Karin Schuetjer
  • Tom Sherman
  • Karleen Smith
  • Mike Tower
  • Jude Waltman
  • Lyntha Wesner
  • Kathleen Wilson
  • Nyky Wilson
  • Tom Woodfin
  • Colin Zink

Ex-Officio Members

  • Builders Association of South Central Oklahoma Representative
  • Economic Development Advisory Board Chair
  • Environmental Control Advisory Board Chair
  • Greenbelt Commission Chair
  • Norman Economic Development Coalition Representative
  • Norman Housing Authority Representative
  • Norman Public Schools Representative
  • Parks Board Chair
  • Planning Commission Chair
  • University of Oklahoma Representative

Convention and Visitor's Bureau (VisitNorman)

This Committee meets the 3rd Wednesday of every month, 11:30 a.m., at Legend's Restaurant, 1313 W. Lindsey unless otherwise stated on agenda. [no meetings in July and December] (3-year term) 

MEMBERS APPOINTED BY THE CITY OF NORMAN

Representative - Original Term Began - Term Begins - Term Ends 

  • Helen Green, OU - 11/28/17 - 07/31/20 - 07/31/23
  • Steve Gillis, Organized Athletics, NYSA - 08/13/19 - 07/13/22 - 07/31/25 

MEMBERS APPOINTED BY CONVENTION AND VISITOR'S BUREAU

Representative - Term Ends 

  • Amish Zaver, Chair - (Hospitality Industry - Hotels) Comfort Inn/Country Inn (Champion Hotels) - 06/30/23 - Chair
  • Wes Moody, Norman Public Schools - 06/30/24
  • Caitlin Fornier, University of Oklahoma Athletics - 06/30/24
  • Kyle Allison, Attractions - Past Chair - 06/30/24
  • Amber Beutler, (Hospitality Industry - Hotels) NCED Conference Center & Hotel - 06/30/23
  • Scott Kovalick, Treasurer (Hospitality) Embassy Suites - 06/30/24
  • Amy Million, (Arts) Norman Arts Council - 06/30/24

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS

  • Councilmember Helen Grant (Mayor/City Council Designee)
  • Brenda Hall, City Clerk (City Manager Designee)
  • Scott Martin, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce 
  • Lawrence McKinney, NEDC Executive Director

MEMBERS AT LARGE 

  • Mandy Haws, (General Manager) Sooner Bowling Center - 06/30/25
  • Jerry Hatter, Balfour of Norman - 06/30/24
  • Emily Chancellor, Restaurant - 06/30/23
  • Angelia Green, The Chickasaw Nation - Tourism Department - 06/30/25
  • James Howard, The Baked Bear - 06/30/25
  • Carol Dillingham - 06/30/23

For more information regarding the Convention and Visitor's Bureau (Visit Norman), please contact Dan Schemm at dan@visitnorman.com.

Development Oversight Committee for Tax Increment Finance District No. 2

This Committee oversees the implementation of the Project Plan and makes recommendations regarding use of revenues and expenditures other than traffic roadway, and utility improvements; material modifications of the Master Plan; and material changes in the design guidelines.  Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 1:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building Conference Room located at 201 West Gray unless otherwise stated on agenda.  (3-year terms)

Board Members

For more information regarding the Development Oversight Committee for Tax Increment Finance District No. 2, please contact Clint Mercer at clint.mercer@normanok.gov.

Economic Development Advisory Board

Economic Development Advisory Board makes recommendations to City Council regarding proposed economic development policies and programs, request for City-funding incentives for private businesses proposed by Norman Economic Development Coalition. Meets as needed, Municipal Building Conference Room located at 201 West Gray unless otherwise stated on agenda. (3 year term)

Board Members

For more information regarding the Economic Development Advisory Board, please contact Kathryn Walker at kathryn.walker@normanok.gov.

Environmental Control Advisory Board

Investigates, prepares plans for, and recommends programs regarding the preservation and enhancement of the environmental quality of the City as well as administers variance procedures in the Air Quality Control Ordinance.  Meets the 2nd Wednesday in March, and the 3rd Wednesday in all remaining months; 5:30 p.m., in the Municipal Building Conference Room located at 201 West Gray unless otherwise stated on agenda.  (3-year term)

Board Members

For more information regarding the Environmental Control Advisory Board, please contact Deborah Tindell at deborah.tindell@normanok.gov.

Floodplain Permit Committee

The Floodplain Permit Committee reviews applications and issues permits for man-made changes to improved or unimproved real estate, including buildings and other structures, mining, dredging, filling, grading, paving, excavation, drilling, or storage of equipment or materials within the floodplain.

They meet as needed on the 1st Monday and 3rd Tuesday in January and the 1st and 3rd Monday in all remaining months at 3:30 p.m., in Municipal Building "A" Conference Room-D located at 201 W. Gray unless otherwise stated on agenda. (3-year term)

Board Members

For more information regarding the Floodplain Permit Committee, please contact Todd McLellan at todd.mclellan@normanok.gov.

Greenbelt Commission

Advises the City Council on policies pertaining to the promotion, acquisition, maintenance, and improvement of the open spaces, greenways, and trailway systems in the City of Norman.  Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month; 5:30 p.m., in the Norman Municipal Building “A” Conference Room "D" located at 201 West Gray unless otherwise stated on agenda.  (3‑year term)

Board Members

For more information regarding the Greenbelt Commission, please contact Colton Wayman, Planner at colton.wayman@normanok.gov or by phone at 405-366-5442.

Historic District Commission

Prepares a comprehensive inventory of all historic resources and a plan to preserve those buildings.  Reviews historic district applications, makes recommendations to Council regarding historical preservation and "Certificates of Appropriateness"; may oversee historical projects; conducts periodic review of status of designated landmarks and provides reports; develops guidelines for reviewing applications.  Meets the 1st Monday of every month except in September (meets the 2nd Tuesday) at 5:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building "A", Conference Room "D" located at 201 West Gray unless otherwise stated on agenda. (3-year term)

Board Members

For more information regarding the Historic District Commission, please contact Anaïs Starr at anais.starr@normanok.gov.

Human Rights Commission

Responsible for administering Chapter 7, Civil Rights, of the City Code, which declares that “[i]t is the policy of the City of Norman that the protection of civil rights is a matter of local concern and that in order to ensure public safety, public health, and the general welfare of all citizens of this community, no individual shall be denied equal protection of the laws, nor shall an individual be denied the enjoyment of his or her civil rights or be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, age, place of birth, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, or marital status, including marriage to a person of the same sex.”  Meets on the 4th Monday in January, March, July, November, and the 3rd Monday in May, and September at 5:30 p.m. in the Municipal Building Conference Room located at 201 West Gray unless otherwise stated on agenda.  (3-year term)

Board Members

Complaints must be filed in the City Clerk's Office within ninety (90) days after the alleged discriminatory practice occurs. Reasonable accommodations to assist in the filing of complaints shall be provided to individuals with disabilities upon request in accordance with the policies and procedures outlined in the City's Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility and Inclusion Statement.

View the City's Civil Rights Ordinance (Chapter 7).

Inclusive Community Subcommittee of the Norman Human Rights Commission Final Report and Recommendations

Download Human Rights Commission Complaint Form 

City of Norman ADA Public Notice

Human Rights Commission Bylaws

 

LGBTQ Police Liaison

Officer Michael Robertson 
michael.robertson@normanok.gov   
(405) 366-5341, ext. 6511

 

LGBTQ Executive Liaison

Chief of Diversity and Equity Cinthya Allen
cinthya.allen@normanok.gov   
(405) 366-5466

Human Rights Award Nomination

Norman Citizen's ADA Advisory Committee

Norman Citizen's ADA Advisory Committee

City Council, in its meeting of May 28, 2019, adopted Resolution R-1819-114 establishing the ADA Citizens Advisory Committee. The Committee shall meet quarterly unless otherwise agreed upon by the Committee.  The members shall be individuals with either a disability or a highly regarded professional who serves individuals with disabilities.  The member will receive training on the City’s Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan, the requirements for compliance under the ADA, and other important accessibility issues that exist or may arise throughout the City. 

Board Members

For more information regarding the Norman Citizen's ADA Advisory Committee/ADA Transportation Sub-Committee, please contact Jesse Hill at jesse.hill@normanok.gov.

Norman Election Commission

Reviews all Candidates' Campaign Contributions and Expenditures Reports.  Meets as needed around the required candidate report filing dates in the Municipal Building Conference Room, 201 West Gray unless otherwise stated on agenda.  (3‑year term)

Board Members

For more information regarding the Norman Election Commission, please contact the City Clerk's Office at City_Clerk@normanok.gov.

Norman Housing Authority

Oversees the policies and performance of the Norman Housing Authority's programs. Meets the 2nd Monday in January, May, July, September, November and the 3rd Monday in April at 12:30 p.m., Rose Rock Villa, 700 North Berry Road unless otherwise stated on agenda. (3 year term)

Representative - Original Term Began - Term Begins - Term Ends - Ward

  • Paul Austin - 02/23/16 - 11/21/21 - 11/21/24 - 6
  • Lee Lawrence - 08/24/21 - 08/24/21-11/21/22 - 8
  • Marianne Ratliff - 09/24/02 - 11/21/19 - 11/21/22 - 3
  • Jeff Cummins - 03/10/92 - 11/21/20 - 11/21/23 - 8 - CHAIR
  • Richard McKinney Jr. - 01/25/94 - 11/21/20 - 11/21/23 - 3

For more information regarding the Norman Housing Authority, please contact Barbra Ruth at bruth@normanha.org.

 

Norman Public Library Board

Oversees the policies and performance of the Norman branch of the Pioneer Library System.  Meets the 2nd Monday in March and the 3rd Monday in June, September, and December, 4:30 p.m.; meetings are held at each one of the three libraries over the course of the year, as circumstances permit. (3‑year term)

Representative - Original Term Began - Term Begins - Term Ends - Ward

  • Debra Engel - 08/23/16 - 05/10/22 -05/01/25 - 3
  • Sue Ringus - 05/24/16 - 05/01/22 - 05/01/25 - 4 - Vice-Chair
  • Bianca Gordon - 01/26/21 - 05/10/22 -05/01/25 - 6 - Chair
  • Jason Bingham - 01/26/21 - 01/26/21 - 05/01/23 - 8
  • Jody Foote - 05/24/16 - 05/10/20 - 05/01/23 - 3
  • Tim Mauldin - 01/12/10 - 05/10/20 - 05/01/23- 3 
  • Sarah Moran - 10/27/15 - 05/01/21 - 05/01/24 - 6
  • Megan Straughan - 01/26/21 - 05/01/21 - 05/01/24 - 2 - Secretary
  • Jayme Shelton - 01/28/20 - 05/01/21 - 05/01/24 - 4

For more information regarding the Norman Public Library Board, please contact Sue Ringus at sue.ringus@gmail.com.

 

Norman Regional Hospital Authority

Oversees the policies and performance of the Norman Regional Hospital. Meets the 3rd Monday in May and the 4th Monday for all remaining months at 5:30 p.m., Norman Regional Hospital. (3 year term)

Representative - Original Term Began - Term Begins - Term Ends - Ward

  • Mary Womack - 10/31/18 - 10/31/21 - 10/31/24 - 5
  • Dr. Muhammad Anwar - 12/12/06 - 10/31/21 - 10/31/24 - 8
  • Dr. Dianne Chambers - 09/12/17 - 10/31/21 - 10/31/24 - 3
  • Dr. Jerry Weber  - 11/12/13 - 10/31/19 - 10/31/22 - 3
  • Joan Greenleaf - 01/01/14 - 10/31/19 - 10/31/22 - 4
  • Paula Roberts - 06/28/22 - 06/28/22 - 10/31/22 - 6
  • Kevin Pipes - 02/25/14 - 10/31/20 - 10/31/23 - 4
  • Doug Cubberley - 07/09/13 - 10/31/20 - 10/31/23 - 7 - Chair
  • James Chappel - 07/14/20 - 10/31/20 - 10/31/23 - 5

For more information regarding the Norman Regional Hospital Authority, please contact Melissa Herron, Manager, Public Relations at mherron@nrh-ok.gov.

Pioneer Library System Board of Trustees

Meets in different cities within McClain, Pottawatomie, and Cleveland County on the last Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. (no meetings in December);(3-year term, limited to two terms).

Representative - Original Term Began - Term Begins - Term Ends - Ward

  • Jonathan Fowler - 07/01/18 - 07/01/21 - 07/01/24 - 4

For more information regarding the Pioneer Library System Board of Trustees, please contact Janet Armbrister at jarmbrister@pioneerlibrarysystem.org.

Planning Commission

Reviews proposed changes to the zoning district map, subdivision plats, locations of public buildings, and conducts studies of land use plans and proposed land use control regulations. Meets the 2nd Thursday, 6:30 p.m., Norman Municipal Building, Council Chambers, 201 West Gray unless otherwise stated on the agenda. (3‑year term)

 

Board Members

 

For more information regarding the Planning Commission, please contact Roné Tromble at rone.tromble@normanok.gov.

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Public Arts Board

Its mission is to create exciting, appealing, and harmonious public spaces by integrating art into public places in the City of Norman. Meets 2nd Monday at 4:00 p.m., in the Municipal Building, at 201 W. Gray, Executive Conference Room, at 4:00 pm unless otherwise stated on agenda. (3-year term)

Appointed by the City of Norman

Representative - Original Term Began - Term Begins - Term Ends -Ward

  • Tara Burnett - 11/09/21 - 11/09/21-06/23/23 - 1
  • Cody Giles - 06/14/22 - 06/14/22 - 06/23/23 - 7 - CHAIR
  • Amy Johnson - 06/30/21 - 06/30/21 - 06/23/24 - 4

Appointed by the Norman Gallery Association

Representative 

  • Ally Richardson 

Appointed by the Norman Arts Council Roundtable Advisory Group

Representatives

  • Lynne Siano                 
  • Douglas Shaw Elder 

Appointed by the Norman Convention and Visitors Bureau

Representative 

  • Taylor Mauldin 

For More Information regarding the Public Arts Board, please contact the City Clerk's Office at city.clerk@normanok.com or 405-366-5406.

Reapportionment Ad Hoc Committee

Reapportionment Ad Hoc Committee, which shall consist of nine voting members appointed by the Council on nomination by the Mayor. All members of the Reapportionment Ad Hoc Committee shall be registered voters of the City and shall hold no other office or position of employment in the City government. (Ord. No. 0-1516-25, § 12) 

The Reapportionment Ad Hoc Committee shall meet to review and make recommendations on Ward boundaries as follows:

  • When the City proposes to annex or de-annex property; or
  • During the last quarter of the calendar year prior to the release of the Federal Decennial Census and continuing through the release of the final Census; or
  • Upon the unanimous recommendation of City Council.

In the case of proposed annexation or de-annexation, members of the Reapportionment Ad Hoc Committee shall be appointed within ninety (90) days of adoption of any such proposal. For purposes of reviewing the Federal Decennial Census, members of the Reapportionment Committee shall be appointed six (6) months prior to the year of the issuance of such census.

Members below were appointed on January 12, 2021

  • Larla Turner, Ward 1
  • Aleisha Karjala, Ward 2
  • Katherine Leidy, Ward 3
  • Kay Holladay, Ward 4
  • Karen Goodchild, Ward 5
  • Michael Zorba, Ward 6
  • Rich Lubbers, Ward 7
  • Josh Hinkle, Ward 8
  • Christopher Tallbear, At-Large
  • John Johnson, Ex-Officio Member representing the Absentee Shawnee Tribe

For more information regarding the Reapportionment Ad Hoc Committee, please contact Roné Tromble at rone.tromble@normanok.gov.

Regional Transit Authority of Central Oklahoma

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For additional information regarding the Regional Transit Authority of Central Oklahoma, please contact Justin Henry at justin.henry@okc.gov.

Social and Voluntary Services Commission

Responsible for evaluating and determining the needs of social and voluntary programs and assisting community and professional groups in the development of a cooperative system of social service agencies.  Meetings are scheduled, as funding is available. Please consult the City of Norman events calendar or contact Lisa.Krieg@normanOK.gov for more information. 

Board Members

Social and Voluntary Services Commission Funding Request 2022-2023

For more information regarding the Social and Voluntary Services Commission, please contact Tara Reynolds at tara.reynolds@normanok.gov.

Tree Board

Responsible for studying, investigating, counseling, and developing and/or updating periodically a written plan for the care, preservation, trimming, planting, replanting, removal or disposition of street trees, public trees and shrubs.  Meets the 1st Monday of each month at 4:00 p.m., Norman Municipal Building Conference Room located at 201 West Gray Street unless otherwise stated on agenda. (3-year term)

Board Members

Tip from the Norman Tree Board - Chilling Hour Requirements for Fruit Trees

For More Information regarding the Tree Board, please contact Karla Sitton at karla.sitton@normanok.gov.

University North Park Business Improvement District Advisory Board

*Meetings are held as needed*

Board Members

For more information regarding the University North Park Business Improvement District Advisory Board, please contact Kathryn Walker at kathryn.walker@normanok.gov.

University North Park Tax Increment Finance District Statutory Review Committee

*Meetings are held only as needed*

Vacant Position

Neil Robinson – Chair of the City Planning Commission

Darry Stacy – Cleveland County Commissioner Chairman

Dr. Nick Migliorino – Superintendent of Norman Public Schools

Keith Reed – Cleveland County Health Department Regional Director

Jane Bowen – Superintendent and CEO of Moore Norman Technology Center

Lisa Wells – Executive Director of the Pioneer Library System

Chuck Thompson – At-Large Member

Beth Sparks – At-Large Member

Vacant Position