Boone County Planning Commission
The Boone County Planning Commission is a 15-member board that oversees planning and zoning issues in Boone County. The membership of the board is made up by 6 appointees from both the county at large and Florence, 2 appointees from Walton, and 1 appointee from the City of Union. Currently, the city is represented on the commission by Steve Harper who reports monthly at the meeting of the city commissioners.
Board of Adjustments
The Union Board of Adjustments is made up of 3 appointees: Terry Kidwell, Karen O’Sullivan, and Pamela Sayers. The board meets periodically to make decisions on zoning variances and to issue conditional-use permits. Meetings are open to the public and publicized in the Boone County Recorder and via signage around town.
Joint Code Enforcement Board
The Union/Walton Joint Code Enforcement Board is made up of 3 appointees and 2 alternate members, with Union represented by: Ben Detraz and James Liles. The board meets as needed to address and mediate citizen complaints in relation to the City Nuisance Code. Meetings are open to the public and publicized on the City Website and City Social Media Accounts.
Economic Development Committee
The purpose of the Economic Development Committee (EDC) is to advise the Union City Commission on economic development issues and to assist in the development of the Union Town Center. Committee members are City Commissioner/Chairman Eric Dulaney, John Cole, Jim Collett, Jeff Bowman, Doug Dawson, Angie Scroggins, Jaime Lyons, City Administrator David Plummer and Communications Director/Assistant CAO Amy Safran. The Union EDC usually meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30PM at the Union City Building.
The Communications Committee was formed to assist the city in effectively communicating with the residents. Commissioner John Mefford serves as the liaison from the City Commission along with City Administrator David Plummer and Communications Director/Assistant CAO Amy Safran.
Public Works Committee
The Public Works Committee oversees the maintenance and improvement of city infrastructure. Members of this committee are City Administrator David Plummer, City Commissioner Brian Garner, City Engineer Barry Burke, P.E. and Communications Director/Assistant CAO Amy Safran.