City of Dewitt
The Cable & Technology Commission consists of six members, one of whom is a member of the City Council. The term of each member is three years. Meets on an as-needed basis. The Commission has the following functions:
The Planning Commission consists of seven members, one of whom is a member of the City Council. Meetings begin at 7:00 PM on the 4th Thursday of every month. The term of each member is three years. The Commission has the following functions:
The Local Officers Compensation Commission is created for the purpose of determining the salaries of all local elected officials for the City. This Commission consists of five members who are registered electors of the City. Each Commissioner is appointed to a five-year term.
The Park, Recreation, Cemetery & Tree Commission consists of five members who serve three-year terms. Meetings begin at 7:00 PM on the second Wednesday of every other month. The Commission has the following functions:
(In July 2012 the Tree Commission became combined with Parks, Recreation & Cemetery Commission)
For more information:
Visit our Parks page, Cemetery page, visit the DeWitt Recreation Website
The DeWitt Area Recreation Authority Board of Commissioners (DARA) consists of six members who act as the governing body of DARA. The Board is comprised of three representatives from the City of DeWitt and three representatives from DeWitt Charter Township. Terms are generally three years. Meetings begin at 7:00 PM on the first Thursday of every month.
DARA is responsible for providing recreational and leisure services to the residents of the City of DeWitt and DeWitt Charter Township. They are also responsible for establishing policies and rules governing the various recreational programs sponsored by DARA.
Click here to view the DARA website.
The DeWitt Area Emergency Services Authority Board (DAESA) consists of six members who act as the governing body of DAESA. The Board is comprised of six members, two from the City of DeWitt, two from Olive Township, and two from Riley Township. Terms are for four years. Meetings begin at 7:00 PM on the third Thursday of every other month.
DAESA is responsible for delivering emergency services (fire and emergency medical services) to the residents of the City of DeWitt and Olive and Riley Townships.
The Board of Review shall have the same statutory duties and powers for revising and correcting assessments, as township boards of review, except as otherwise provided in this charter. The board shall hear protests and may correct the assessment roll for just cause. The board shall consider only those facts existing on Tax Day in making its determination. Changes to the roll may be made only by the board unless otherwise provided by the statute. A permanent record of all board proceedings and actions shall be prepared by the City Assessor and filed with the City Clerk.
The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) consists of nine members, some of whom are residents of the DDA district and others who are owners of businesses in the district. Meetings begin at 12:00 PM on the second Monday of every other month. The mayor represents the City Council on the DDA. The DDA is responsible for:
For more information visit the DDA website
The construction board of appeals consists of five members. Each member serves a term of five years. Each member shall be a person who is qualified by professional designation or work experience and training to make decisions on construction matters. Meetings are scheduled as needed.
The Southern Clinton County Municipal Utilities Authority (SCCMUA) Board of Commissioners consists of ten members who act as the governing body of SCCMUA. The Board is comprised of the five representatives from DeWitt Charter Township, two representatives each from Bath and Watertown Charter Townships, and one representative from the City of DeWitt. Membership on the Board is based on each municipality’s ownership in the Clear Water Plant. Each member serves three years. Meetings begin at 5:30 PM on the third Tuesday of every other month.
SCCMUA is responsible for operating and maintaining the Clean Water Plant and the sanitary sewer systems of Bath, DeWitt and Watertown Charter Townships, and the City of DeWitt.
For more information visit SCCMUA’s wesbite
The DeWitt District Library Board of Trustees consists of seven persons responsible for operating the DeWitt District Library, which services the City of DeWitt, DeWitt Charter Township, and Watertown Township. Board Members serve a four-year term. The Board is comprised of three representatives (residents) from the City of DeWitt, three representatives (residents) from DeWitt Charter Township, and one representative (resident) from Watertown Township. Meetings begin at 7:00 PM on the second Thursday of every other month.
For more information visit the Library website