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The members of the Greene County Commission welcome public involvement in community boards. You may call the County Commission Office at (417) 868-4112 or by e-mail at Marilyn Elsass, Office Coordinator

Application for Greene County Board Appointment

  • Abilities First Board
    • Service provided for developmentally disabled citizens in Greene County through public and private agencies
    • Nine members appointed by Greene County Commission
    • Three year term
    • Two members shall be related by blood or marriage within third degree to a handicapped person. Seven of the nine members must be residents of county
    • Tax levy $0.05 per $100 of assessed valuation; board approves expenditure of funds
    • Meets at 4:00 pm third Thursday each month

    • Appointees
      Alexis BrownAlexis Brown , Chair, Term Expires: 8/28/18
      Abilities First Board

      Meets at 4:00 pm third Thursday each month

      Dr. John BursonDr. John Burson , Term Expires: 8/28/17
      Abilities First Board

      Meets at 4:00 pm third Thursday each month

      Joan JohnsonJoan Johnson , Term Expires: 8/28/17
      Abilities First Board

      Meets at 4:00 pm third Thursday each month

      Aaron JonesAaron Jones , Term Expires: 8/28/16
      Abilities First Board

      Meets at 4:00 pm third Thursday each month

      Monty MontgomeryMonty Montgomery , Term Expires: 8/28/16
      Abilities First Board

      Meets at 4:00 pm third Thursday each month

      Paul PotthoffPaul Potthoff , Term Expires: 8/28/18
      Abilities First Board

      Meets at 4:00 pm third Thursday each month

      Crystal ReynoldsCrystal Reynolds , Term Expires: 8/28/16
      Abilities First Board

      Meets at 4:00 pm third Thursday each month

      Brad WeaverBrad Weaver , Term Expires: 8/28/18
      Abilities First Board

      Meets at 4:00 pm third Thursday each month

      Jennifer WilsonJennifer Wilson , Term Expires: 8/18/17
      Abilities First Board

      Meets at 4:00 pm third Thursday each month

  • Domestic Violence Shelter Board
  • 911 Emergency Communications
    • Oversees the implementation of an Enhanced 911 Telephone System
    • Nine members appointed by Greene County Commission representing County Sheriff, Springfield Police, City of Springfield, Greene County Commission, Springfield Fire Department, Greene County fire entities, Greene County municipalities, business, and one member at large
    • Three year term
    • Meetings held 3:00 pm third Wednesday each month

    • Members
      David HallDavid Hall , Chief, Chair, Term Expires: 2/19/18
      Commission Board Page
      Jim ArnottJim Arnott , Sheriff, Term Expires: 2/19/19 jarnott@greenecountymo.gov
      Commission Board Page
      Duane ComptonDuane Compton , Chief, Chair, Term Expires: 2/19/18
      Commission Board Page
      Christopher J. CoulterChristopher J. Coulter AICP, Term Expires: 2/19/18
      Commission Board Page
      Howard FiskHoward Fisk , Term Expires: 2/19/19
      Commission Board Page
      Scott KenselScott Kensel , Term Expires: 2/19/17
      Commission Board Page
      Nelson PrewittNelson Prewitt , Chief, Term Expires: 2/19/17
      Commission Board Page
      Collin QuigleyCollin Quigley , Term Expires: 2/19/18
      Commission Board Page
      Paul WilliamsPaul Williams , Chief, Term Expires: 2/19/19
      Commission Board Page
  • Historic Sites Board
    • Historic Sites Board is an advisory board for the identification, protection, retention, and preservation of historical sites in Greene County
    • 12 members recommended by the Historic Sites Board and appointed by the Greene County Commission
    • Three year term
    • Applicant must be interested in historical site identification, protection, retention, and preservation in Greene County
    • Meets at 4:30 pm second Monday each month

    • Appointees
      Jackie WarfelJackie Warfel , Chair
      Historic Sites Board

      Meets at 4:30 pm second Monday each month

      Steve BodenhammerSteve Bodenhammer , Term Expires: 11/3/18
      Historic Sites Board

      Meets at 4:30 pm second Monday each month

      Linda BridgesLinda Bridges , Term Expires: 3/2/18
      Historic Sites Board

      Meets at 4:30 pm second Monday each month

      Jessica EvansJessica Evans , Term Expires: 1/5/18
      Historic Sites Board

      Meets at 4:30 pm second Monday each month

      Michael GrayMichael Gray , Term Expires: 4/15/16
      Historic Sites Board

      Meets at 4:30 pm second Monday each month

      Wayne GronerWayne Groner , Term Expires: 6/3/16
      Historic Sites Board

      Meets at 4:30 pm second Monday each month

      Mary LeyMary Ley , Term Expires: 6/3/16
      Historic Sites Board

      Meets at 4:30 pm second Monday each month

      Neal LopinotNeal Lopinot , Term Expires: 2/3/17
      Historic Sites Board

      Meets at 4:30 pm second Monday each month

      Marie SellersMarie Sellers , Term Expires: 4/15/16
      Historic Sites Board

      Meets at 4:30 pm second Monday each month

      Mark ThompsonMark Thompson , Term Expires: 3/2/18
      Historic Sites Board

      Meets at 4:30 pm second Monday each month

      Pam TynesPam Tynes , Term Expires: 8/1/16
      Historic Sites Board

      Meets at 4:30 pm second Monday each month

      Vacant PositionVacant Position
      Historic Sites Board

      Meets at 4:30 pm second Monday each month

  • Industrial Development Authority Board
  • Planning Board
    • Holds public hearings on planning and zoning matters within the county
    • Six members appointed by Greene County Commission and the Highway Administrator
    • Appointees are paid a nominal monthly attendance fee
    • Three year term
    • Applicant must be a resident of the unincorporated area of Greene County
    • The Planning Board has three types of meetins:
      • The Planning Board reviews and approves subdivision plats and variances and acts as an advisory board to the County Commission regarding conditional use permits, zoning petitions and amendments to the zoning regulations.
      • The Board of Adjustment reviews and acts upon requests regarding variances from the zoning regulations and requests for conditional use permits forwarded by the Planning Board.
    • The Planning Board consist of the following public meetings:

      • Planning Board meeting are held at 7:00 pm on the third Tuesday of each month (excluding holidays) in Room 212 of the Historic Courthouse.
      • Board of Adjustment meeting are held at 9:30 am on the second Tuesday of each month (excluding holidays) in the Commission Office.
    • Appointees
      Paul ShermanPaul Sherman , Chair, Term Expires: 11/30/15
      Boards
      Brett GodfreyBrett Godfrey , Term Expires: 11/30/17
      Boards
      Jody ChaffinJody Chaffin , Term Expires: 11/30/17
      Boards
      Kevin ClinganKevin Clingan , Term Expires: 11/30/18
      Boards
      Mike ScottMike Scott , Term Expires: 11/30/15
      Boards
      Mark WebbMark Webb , Term Expires: 11/30/17
      Boards
      Rick ArtmanRick Artman , Highway Administrator (417) 829-6505
      Boards
      County Commission MemberCounty Commission Member , rotating attendance
      Boards
  • Public Building Corporation
    • A not-for-profit corporation to establish facilities for the purpose of promoting community growth
    • Five members appointed by Greene County Commission
    • Six year term
    • Applicant must reside in Greene County
    • Meetings held as needed

  • Senior Citizens' Services Fund
    • Contracts with providers of services for persons sixty (60) years of age and older in Greene County and oversees the contracting agencies in regard to compliance with the terms of the contracts awarded
    • Seven members appointed by Greene County Commission
    • Four year term
    • Tax levy $0.05 per $100 of assessed valuation; board approves expenditure of funds
      • Office (Monday - Wednesday - Friday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm)
      • Meetings (Second and Fourth Mondays at 9:00 am in the Historic Courthouse)
      • Special meetings will be announced.

       

    • Members
      Mary Quinn FryMary Quinn Fry , Term Expires: 7/7/18
      Boards
      Peggy KingPeggy King , Term Expires: 4/7/18
      Boards
      Peggy LanePeggy Lane , Term Expires: 6/1/20
      Boards
      Charles MarinecCharles Marinec , Term Expires: 6/1/17
      Boards
      Joyce MundenJoyce Munden , Term Expires: 6/1/17
      Boards
      Denny PilantDenny Pilant , Term Expires: 6/1/20
      Boards
  • Board of Equalization
    • Hears cases of appeal or complaint arising from real property assessments
    • Authority to adjust and equalize the assessed values appearing on the assessment rolls
    • Three members appointed by Greene County Commission and three by City of Springfield
    • Three year term
    • Applicant must be a tax-paying property owner and a resident of the county five years prior to appointment
    • Meetings held as needed

    • County Appointed Members
      Ken ReynoldsKen Reynolds , Term Expires: 7/26/19
      Board of Equalization

      Meetings held as needed

      Jim TruittJim Truitt , Term Expires: 7/7/17
      Board of Equalization

      Meetings held as needed

      Jean TwittyJean Twitty , Term Expires: 7/7/19
      Board of Equalization

      Meetings held as needed

    • City Appointed Members
  • Springfield-Greene County Environmental Advisory Board
  • Springfield-Greene County Library Board
  • Springfield-Greene County Park Board