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City of Bristol
300 Lee Street
Bristol, VA 24201

Ph: (276) 645-7300

Bristol Authorities & Commissions
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City of Bristol
300 Lee Street
Bristol, VA 24201

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List of Current Boards, Committees & Commissions

Appalachian Juvenile Commission
Oversight board for the Highlands Juvenile Detention Center
4 years
Bristol Public Library Board
Oversight board for the Bristol Public Library
3 years
Bristol Virginia Planning Commission
Works with the Community Development and Planning Department regarding issues such as rezoning, special uses, and subdivisions
3 years
Bristol Virginia Utilities Board
Board of Directors for Bristol Virginia Utilities
3 years
Bristol Visitors and Conventions Bureau
Tourism through the Chamber of Commerce
4 years
Bristol Youth Services Advisory Board
Oversees the community needs assessment for Bristol Youth Services including grants and programs and they are a sounding board for the youth in our city
3 years
Economic Development Committee
Dedicated to continuing the economic growth of the city
3 years
Highlands Community Policy and Management Team
Deals with social service issues
2 years alternating between the City of Bristol and Washington County, Virginia
Highlands Community Services Board
Board of Directors for the Highlands Community Services Board
3 years
Industrial Development Authority
Handles the transfer of land and funds for industrial development
4 years
Mount Rogers Planning District Commission
Promotes regional cooperation and planning in Southwest Virginia
4 years
New River Mt. Rogers Workforce Investment Board
Deal with and advise on regional workforce training and financing sources
3 years
Ninth District Development Financing, Inc.
Oversees a revolving loan fund that was established by Congressman Rick Boucher for use in the Ninth Congressional District
3 years
People Inc. Board of Directors
Oversight board for the social programs agency
5 years
Redevelopment and Housing Authority
Oversight board for public housing
4 years
Social Services Board
Advisory board for Social Services
4 years
Transportation Citizens Participation Commission
Deals with regional transportation safety matters
Transportation Safety Commission
Deals with local transportation safety matters
4 years
Tri-Cities Airport Commission
Tri-Cities Airport oversight board
4 years
Virginia Highlands Community College Board
Advisory board for the college
4 years
Regional economic development matters
3 years