Boards & Committees

The City of Norton has various boards and committees that meet to discuss a variety of topics and issues and make recommendations to the Governing Body. If you are interested in serving on a board or committee, please submit a letter of interest to the City of Norton, P.O. Box 160, Norton, KS 67654.

Norton Housing Authority Board


Norton Housing Authority Board is a five-member board appointed by the Mayor for four-year terms. The Board meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 12:00 noon. This Board provides the policy-making for management of the Norton Manor. To be a member on the Board you must be a City resident or live within 5 miles of city limits.

Norton Convention & Tourism Committee


Norton Convention & Tourism Committee is a ten-member board (representing community interests for the Lodging Industry, the Service Industry and Association Groups) appointed by the Mayor for two-year terms. The Committee meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 12:00 noon. This Committee administers the revenue received from the local hotel/motel guest tax.

Norton Planning Commission


Norton Planning Commission is a seven-member board appointed by the Mayor for three-year terms. The Commission meets the last Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. This Commission plans, zones and administers subdivision regulations within the City limits. (5 members are City residents; 2 members live outside City, but within a 3 mile radius of City limits.)

Norton Library Board


Norton Library Board is a seven-member board appointed by the Mayor for four-year terms. The Board meets the 1st Tuesday of each month at 5:15 p.m. This Board, established by K.S.A. 12-1222, oversees the operation of the Library facility and programs. Members of this Board must be City residents.

Norton Recreation Commission


Norton Recreation Commission is a five-member board with two members appointed by the City Council for four-year terms.The Commission meets the 1st Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m. This Commission oversees the conduct of and the operation of the supervised system of recreation.

Norton City-County Airport Board


Norton City-County Airport Board is a six-member board with one member appointed by the City Council for two-year terms. The Board meets the 2nd Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. This board shall be the entity and administrative body for the purposes of administrating, managing and controlling the city/county airport.

Norton City/County Economic Development Committee


Norton City/County Economic Development Committee is an eleven-member board with two members appointed by the City Council for two-year terms. The Committee meetings are held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 5:45 p.m. This board conducts the joint operation and promotion of economic development within Norton County.

Committees of the Norton City Council


The City of Norton also has the following Committees of the Norton City Council:
Committee Chair Vice Chair
Member
Finance Committee
Jerry Jones
Gary Lacy
Chriss McDiffett
Utility Committee
Gary Lacy
Chriss McDiffett
Dennis Gilhousen
Public Safety Committee
Jeff Urban
Ron Briery
Jerry Jones
Parks/Cemetery Committee
Dennis Gilhousen
Jeff Urban
Ron Briery
Public Works Committee
Chriss McDiffett
Dennis Gilhousen
Gary Lacy
Personnel Committee
Ron Briery
Jerry Jones
Jeff Urban