Boards and Committees

Airport Advisory Committee

The Committee provides technical information and advice on policy, general management and operations of the Hutchinson Municipal Airport. Learn more...

Arts and Humanities Council

The mission of the Hutchinson/Reno Arts and Humanities Council is to provide leadership in strengthening and advancing local arts and humanities organizations and projects through professional development, financial guidance, promotional services and advocacy. Learn more...

Board of Zoning Appeals

The Hutchinson Planning Commission has been designated to serve as the Hutchinson Board of Zoning Appeals. The Board of Zoning Appeals holds public hearings to consider appeals by persons or officers of the city, county, or any governmental agency or body affected by any decision of the officer administering the provisions of the zoning regulations.  The Board has the power to hear and decide appeals where it is alleged there is error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by an administrative official in the enforcement of the zoning regulations.  The Board also hears and makes rulings on requests for special use permits and variances from the zoning regulations. Learn more...

Building Trades Board

The Board is established to (a) determine questions of act as to the acceptability and adequacy of alternate materials, equipment and types of construction, (b) provide for the review of decisions of the Building Official in the interpretation of all regulations of Chapter 21 of the Code, (c) determine the qualifications of applicants for the licenses and certificates established and required by Chapter 21, (d) approve the examination standards as required by Kansas Statutes and any amendments thereto, (e) render decisions on all appeals of the interpretation of building codes and disciplinary hearing relating to the limitation, suspension or revocation of any contractor license, registration or certificate, and (f) act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in amending and/or revising regulations of Chapter 21. Learn more...

Downtown Hutchinson Revitalization Partnership

The mission of the Partnership is to unite private and public sectors to coordinate and leverage the activities of key organizations and entities involved in the enhancement of downtown Hutchinson, to institutionalize the effort to revitalize downtown Hutchinson, and see that the Hutchinson Downtown Economic Enhancement Strategy 2000 objectives are met. Learn more...

Greater Hutchinson Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Greater Hutchinson Convention and Visitors Bureau was created to make recommendations concerning programs for promotion of convention and tourism to the Hutchinson/Reno County Chamber of Commerce. Learn more...

Housing Commission

The purpose of the Commission is to identify housing problems and opportunities for the greater Hutchinson area and to develop, promote and support comprehensive housing solutions thereto. Learn more...

Hutchinson Human Relations Commission

The Commission shall endeavor to eliminate prejudice among the various groups in the City and to create harmonious relationships among the various persons and agencies within the City. The Commission functions in an advisory capacity to the mayor and the governing body of the City on problems affecting human and inter-group relations. Learn more...

Hutchinson Library Board of Directors

To ensure that the Hutchinson Public Library provides quality educational resources for the community. Learn more...

Hutchinson Tree Board

The Board is established to make recommendations for the implementation of City forestation programs or other programs which call for the implementation of expenditure of funds allocated or given to the "Trees For Tomorrow" fund, which is held by the City for such purpose. Learn more...

Landmarks Commission

This Commission makes recommendations to the Governing Body and state agencies on historic preservation matters. Learn more...

Planning Commission

To carry out the goals of the City's Comprehensive Plan and oversee the administration of the Zoning Regulations and Subdivision Regulations.  The Hutchinson Planning Commission also serves as the Board of Zoning Appeals. Learn more...

Public Art Design Council

The Public Art Design Council shall endeavor to develop a collection of public art that is of the highest quality, that will encompass a broad aesthetic range reflecting the City and the minds of its citizens, that will improve the quality of life in the area, that will be accessible to all individuals and be a source of pride to all residents. Learn more...