Advisory Boards and Commissions
Public Meetings

The City's Citizen Advisory Board and Commission members are appointed by the City Council and must be Cape Girardeau residents unless otherwise noted. Other types of boards are also listed to provide easy access to public documents. 

Applications are kept on file for one year from the date submitted. When a vacancy arises, the applications on file for that board are submitted to the City Council to make the appointment.

Looking for Cape Girardeau County citizen advisory boards? Visit www.capecounty.us.

Submit applications to:
City Clerk's Office
44 North Lorimier
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
[email protected]
573-339-6320
573-339-6302 fax

Advisory board meetings are open to the public.

Board/Commission

Meeting Schedule 
& Location

Upcoming Vacancies
(Apply month+ prior)

Airport Advisory Board

Second Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.
Cape Airport Restaurant

 APPLY NOW
Three terms expire in April 2025


Community Ad-Hoc Aquatics Committee

Inactive

Board of Adjustment

First Thursday, 7 p.m.
City Council Chambers

 APPLY NOW
One term expires March 2025

Board of Appeals

As needed,
Second Thursday, 7 p.m.
City Council Chambers

 APPLY NOW
two terms expire June 2025

City Council

First and Third Mondays 
5 p.m. City Council Chambers

 

Comprehensive Plan Oversight Committee

Inactive


Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors

As Needed
CVB Office

Downtown Cape Girardeau Community Improvement District

As Needed
Old Town Cape Office

 APPLY NOW 
Four terms expire May 2024

Golf Course Advisory Board

Bi-Monthly, 
Fourth Thursday, noon
Osage Centre

APPLY NOW
Two terms expire November 2024

Historic Preservation Commission

Third Wednesday, 7 p.m.
City Council Chambers 


  APPLY NOW
Three  terms expire April 2024

Liquor License Review Board

As Needed
City Council Chambers

APPLY NOW


MAGNET dba SEMO Redi
As Needed
Cape Chamber

Council Appointment

Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

Second Monday, 5:30 p.m.
Osage Centre

  APPLY NOW
Three terms expire October 2024

Parks & Recreation Foundation Board of Directors

As Needed
Osage Centre

Call 339-6340
(Read more)

Planning & Zoning Commission

Second Wednesday, 7 p.m.
City Council Chambers


Public Library Board of Trustees

Fourth Thursday, 7 a.m.
Cape Girardeau Public Library

  APPLY NOW
Three terms expire June 2024


   

River Campus Board of Managers

Quarterly, Called by Director
River Campus
Seminary Conference Room


Show Me Center Board of Managers

Quarterly, Called by Director
Show Me Center Business Office


Special Business District Advisory Commission

As Needed,
At Least Once Annually
City Council Chambers

  APPLY NOW
Three terms expire June 2025

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Commission

As Needed

  APPLY NOW
Two terms expiring 
April 2025

Transportation Trust Fund
(Planning & Zoning Subcommittee)

June - November 2024

  Applications Closed
Planning soon for ballot issue 2025

Tree Board

Bi-monthly, Beginning in February
Second Monday, 12 p.m.
Osage Centre

  APPLY NOW
Two terms expire February 2025


  • Contact Info
  • 44 North Lorimier Cape Girardeau, MO  63701
  • Telephone 573.339.6320
  • Email [email protected]