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APPLICATION FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE
CITY OF KANNAPOLIS BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS
The Kannapolis City Council believes that all citizens should have the opportunity to participate in
governmental decisions. One way to participate is by serving as a citizen member of one of the
City’s Advisory Boards or Commissions. If you would like to be considered for appointment to the
Personnel Advisory Board, Planning and Zoning Board, Board of Adjustment, Downtown
Kannapolis Inc., Parks and Recreation Commission or Community Development
Commission, please complete this form. Applications can be mailed to 401 Laureate Way,
Kannapolis, NC 28081, emailed
to Bridgette Bell at bbell@kannapolisnc.gov, or faxed to 704-933-
7463.
The first two pages of the application collect general information. Please note there is a page
specific to each board or commission that must also be completed. You may complete multiple
pages if you would like to be considered for more than one of the boards or commissions,
although as a general rule, citizens are selected to serve on one.
Please indicate your
preference of Board or Commission by numbering your choice(s)
1 through 7.
Planning and Zoning ___________*(ETJ)______Board of Adjustment_________*(ETJ)_____
Parks and Recreation Commission____________Personnel Advisory Board _______________
Community Development Commission_________Downtown Kannapolis Inc.**____________
*You must be a Resident of Kannapolis or live in the Extraterritorial Jurisdiction area to
serve. The City of Kannapolis has Extra Territorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) in the Rowan
County portion of Kannapolis and extends up to a mile from the City Limits in some
places. Only residents who live within the ETJ are eligible to fill ETJ seats on the
Planning Board and Board of Adjustment. If you have questions about whether you live
in the ETJ or not, please call the Planning Department at (704) 920-4350.
**You do not need to be a Kannapolis resident to serve on the Downtown Kannapolis,
Inc. Board.
Contact Information:
Name ____________________________________________________________________________
Address ___________________________________________________________________________
City/State/Zip ______________________________________________________________________
Home Phone _______________________________Work/Cell Phone__________________________
Email Address ______________________________________________________________________
County Residency __________________________________________________________________
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Professional Background:
Current Employer
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Occupation/Title
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Professional Background _____________________________________________________________
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Educational Background
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Civic Background:
Community and Civic Involvement:________________________________________________
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Other Board, Commissions, or Committees on which you are currently serving? :_____________
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List three people who are not related to you who have definite knowledge of your qualifications to
serve on this commission.
Name Occupation Address Telephone
1. ______________________________________________________________________________
2. ______________________________________________________________________________
3. ______________________________________________________________________________
I understand that this application will be active for two years only and I hereby authorize the City
of Kannapolis to verify all information in this application.
Date ___________________________ Signature ________________________________________
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Planning and Zoning Commission
Please explain why you want to be a member of this commission.
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Briefly explain what you believe are the three most important issues facing our community at this
time and how you believe this commission can play a role in addressing each issue.
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What is your vision for the City of Kannapolis and what do you consider this commission’s role to
be in accomplishing that vision?
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Board of Adjustment
Please explain why you want to be a member of this commission.
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Briefly explain what you believe are the three most important issues facing our community at this
time and how you believe this commission can play a role in addressing each issue.
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What is your vision for the City of Kannapolis and what do you consider this commission’s role to
be in accomplishing that vision?
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Parks and Recreation Commission
Please describe why you want to serve on this commission.
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Why do you believe parks and recreation is important to the City of Kannapolis?
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What are three parks and recreation priorities you believe the City should address?
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Community Development Commission
Why are community development/revitalization issues important to the City of Kannapolis?
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What do you consider to be three major community issues for our City?
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How should the City address the community’s needs as it evolves economically?
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PERSONNEL ADVISORY BOARD
Please explain why you want to be a member of this Board?
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What experience or education have you had relative to this Board?
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DOWNTOWN KANNAPOLIS, INC.
Please explain why you want to be a member of this board.
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Briefly explain what role you believe downtown events should play in revitalizing downtown
Kannapolis.
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Describe your interest and availability to participate in event production and management,
including budgeting, promotions and marketing, recruiting volunteers, vendors and sponsors, and
providing day-of event support.
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