Boards & Commissions

Board of Review
The Board of Review handles disputes over the assessment of property, while allowing citizens to discuss possible errors in the assessment of property. An appearance at the local Board of Review is a prerequisite to further appeal to the Michigan Tax Tribunal.

Downtown Development Authority (DDA)
The Downtown Development Authority Mission, as established by Public Act 197 of 1975 is: To correct and prevent deterioration in the established DDA district, to encourage historic preservation, to acquire and dispose of interests in real and personal property, to create and implement development plans in the district, and to promote the economic growth of the district. The goal of the DDA is to implement positive economic and aesthetic changes in downtown Evart.

Local Development Finance Authority (LDFA)
The Evart Local Development Finance Authority helps seek and assist new industrial business for The City of Evart.

Library Board
The Library Board's obligation to work toward improvement in library services through well-trained staff and efficient use of funds; to support adequate funding for good library service; and to promote the best possible use of all library resources.

Parks & Recreation Board
The duties of the Recreation Advisory Board are: Consider and study the reasonable needs of the City recreation program; Serve in an advisory capacity when so required; Act as a recommending body to the City Council on matters of general recreation policy; and formulate and report its findings from time to time to the City Council.

 Planning Commission
Guide redevelopment of the community in a manner that fosters excellence in the quality of life for all Evart residents and is consistent with sound planning principles and practices.

 Water and Sewer Commission
The Water and Sewer Commission makes monitors city water rates, infrastructure, and preventative maintenance projects. The goal of the Water and Sewer Commission is to provide an adequate uninterrupted, high-quality supply of water to our customers, to collect and treat wastewater, and return clean water to the environment.

 Zoning Board of Appeals
The Zoning Board of Appeals approves or denies requests for variances from the City's Zoning Ordinance. They hear appeals on the Building Inspector or Official's decisions as to the interpretations of the Zoning Ordinance.