Perry County Boards, Commissions and Committees

Serving on Perry County Boards, Commissions & Committees

The Perry County Commission appoints citizens to serve on a number of different advisory boards, commissions and committees. Citizen involvement and the advisement of these entities are a vital to ensure that Perry County moves in a positive direction, and is able to provide a wide variety of tax-payer funded services that enrich the lives of the people who live here. 

Commission-appointed citizens serve in a volunteer capacity. Members must take an oath of office and serve in the interest of public service to the County of Perry. The length of term varies by board and citizens may serve on only one board at a time. Each board or commission is responsible for electing its own chairperson and other officers.

COMMISSION-APPOINTED BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES INCLUDE:

Perry County Library Board (selections occur in June for July 1st appointment)

Senate Bill 40 Board (selections occur in June for July 1st appointment)

Mental Health Board of Trustees (selections occur in June for July 1st appointment) 

Perry County Senior Services Tax Commission (selections occur in July for August 1st appointment)

Perry County Youth Tax Board (selections occur in August for September 1st appointment) 

Heritage Tourism Committee (selections occur in December for a January 1st appointment)

New Bourbon Port Authority (selections occur in December for a January 1st appointment)

Qualifications that must be met by members of county boards, commissions, and committees:

  1. Must be a registered voter of Perry County
  2. Shall not be in arrears in the payment of any taxes or liability due the county or city 

If you have any questions or are interested in serving on any Perry County board, commission or committee, please contact the Perry County Clerk at 573-547-4242, or email at jwmkutz@perrycountymo.us. Letters of interest, along with a Board, Commission or Committee Application Form should be submitted to the Perry County Commission one month prior to the month of selection in order to be considered for a position. Should mid-term resignations occur, the Commission will inform the community and request individuals put their interest in serving in writing. Letters of interest can be mailed to the Perry County Commission at 321 N Main St., Suite 2, Perryville MO 63775, or delivered in person to the Perry County Clerk's office located at the same address as listed on the first floor of the Perry County Administration Building. 

Board, Commission or Committee Application Form can be found here