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Contact

  • Kate Flavin, public information officer

    Kate Flavin
    Public Information Officer

    p. 316.660.9370

    525 N. Main, Suite 343
    Wichita, KS 67203

  • Keturah Austin, corporate communications manager

    Keturah Austin
    Corporate Communications Manager

    p. 316.660.9370

    525 N. Main, Suite 343
    Wichita, KS 67203

Sedgwick County Advisory Boards

The following task force and advisory board meetings are subject to the Kansas Open Meetings Act (KOMA), which generally requires all discussion to take place in a setting that is free and accessible to the public.

  • Access Advisory Board (ADA)
  • Advisory Council on Aging
  • Animal Care Advisory Board
  • Art Council
  • Central Plains Quad-County Planning Forum
  • Community Corrections Advisory Board
  • Criminal Justice Coordinating Council
  • Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board
  • Developmental Disabilities Community Council
  • Emergency Communications Advisory Board
  • Fire Code Board of Appeals
  • Forensic Science Center Advisory Board
  • Juvenile Corrections Advisory Board (Team Justice)
  • Local Emergency Planning Committee
  • Mental Health Advisory Board
  • Metropolitan Area Building and Construction Department (MABCD)
  • Board of Electrical Appeals (BEA)
  • Board of Appeals of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Warm Air Heating and Boiler (Mechanical Board)
  • Board of Appeals of Plumbers and Gas Fitters
  • Wastewater Advisory Board
  • Water Well Construction Advisory Board
  • Metropolitan Area Planning Commission (MAPC)
  • Public Building Commission
  • Sedgwick County Technical Education & Training Authority
  • Sheriff's Civil Service Advisory Board
  • Solid Waste Management Committee
  • South Central Kansas Economic Development District
  • Storm Water Management Advisory Board (SMAB)
  • Zoning Appeals Board
  • Access Advisory Board - Sedgwick County/Wichita

    Purpose: Assist in the review of county policies to ensure requirements of ADA are met, and provide feedback to the city of Wichita and Sedgwick County on issues related to access under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

    Meets: Customarily meets monthly at 10 a.m., every fourth Wednesday at Envision, 610 N. Main, basement conference room. November meetings typically fall on the 3rd Wednesday due to the Thanksgiving holiday. There is no meeting in December.

    Contact: Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator - 660-7056.

    Wichita/Sedgwick County Access Advisory BoardMembers

    Wichita/Sedgwick County Access Advisory Board Operating Policies

    2017 Schedule

    Minutes

  • January 2017
  • February 2017
  • March 2017
  • April 2017

     

    Advisory Council on Aging

    Purpose: Establish goals and provide recommendations for meeting the identified needs of older citizens and persons with physical disabilities in Sedgwick County.

    Meets: Noon on the second Wednesday of every month at various locations throughout Sedgwick County.

    Contact: Annette Graham, Department on Aging Director - 660-5221

    Advisory Council on Aging information

    Advisory Council on Aging Members

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    Animal Care Advisory Board

    Purpose: Make recommendations regarding policies and procedures for operation of the Sedgwick County Animal Control Department.

    Meets: Customarily meets on the second Thursday of every month in the EMS Classroom at 1015 Stillwell, Wichita.

    Contact: Shawn Hornbaker, Animal Control Program Manager, 660-7070

    Animal Care Advisory Board Members

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    Arts Council

    Purpose: To advance and promote arts and culture in the Wichita community through advocacy, leadership, education and collaboration.

    Meets: Board of Directors - every third Thursday of each month at CITYARTS, 334 N. Mead, Wichita

    Contact: John D’Angelo – 303.8640

    Arts Council Information

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    Central Plains Quad-County Planning Forum

    Purpose: Aid the cities within four counties to achieve cooperative planning.

    Meets: Quarterly on the third Monday in March, June, September and December. Location rotates among the four counties.

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    Community Corrections Advisory Board

    Purpose: Participate in the formulation of the comprehensive plan for the development, implementation and operation of services. Represents various community and criminal justice constituencies.

    Meets: 8 a.m. on the second Thursday of each month at 905 N. Main, Wichita.

    Contact: Glenda Martens, Department of Corrections Director - 660-7014

    Community Corrections Advisory Board Information

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    Criminal Justice Coordinating Council

    Purpose: Serve as the planning body for the criminal justice system in Sedgwick County.

    Meets: 10 a.m. quarterly on the fourth Thursday of the month in the training room in the administrative wing of the detention facility.

    Contact: Tom Stolz, Public Safety Director, 660-1849

    Criminal Justice Coordinating Council Information

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    Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board

    Purpose: Make recommendations regarding intellectual and developmental disability programs.

    Contact: Dee Nighswonger, SCDDO director - 660-7630

    Sedgwick County Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board Information

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    Developmental Disabilities Community Council

    Purpose: Express opinions and make suggestions and recommendations to the governing board of the SCDDO concerning any services issue.

    Contact: Jeannette Livingston - 660-7635

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    Sedgwick County Developmental Disabilities Community Council Information

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    Emergency Communications Advisory Board

    Purpose: The purpose of the Wichita- Sedgwick County¬ Emergency Communications Advisory Board shall be to determine operational policies and procedures. The Board may review recommendations of new technologies utilized by the Sedgwick County Emergency Communications Department which directly support the 911 infrastructure and advise on emergency communications-related matters as they affect the Emergency Communications Department.

    Permanent voting members shall be: Sedgwick County Sheriff, Sedgwick County Fire Chief, Director of Sedgwick County Emergency Medical Service, Director of Sedgwick County Emergency Management, City of Wichita Police Chief, City of Wichita Fire Chief, City of Derby Police Chief, City of Derby Fire Chief, a representative of Suburban Fire Departments, a representative of Suburban Police Departments, a designee by the Sedgwick County Manager, and a designee by the City of Wichita City Manager.

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    Regular meetings of the Board shall be held on the second Thursday of February, April, June, August, October, and December of each year at 2:00 p.m. at the Emergency Communications Department, 714 N. Main, Wichita, KS.

    Contact: Amy Guthrie - 316-660-4977

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    Fire Code Board of Appeals

    Purpose: Determine the suitability of alternate materials and types of construction and provide for reasonable interpretations of the provisions of the fire code.

    Meets: Bi-annually or upon the filing of an appeal

    Contact: Daniel Wegner, Fire Marshal - 660-3473

    Fire Code Board of Appeals Members

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    Forensic Science Center Advisory Board

    Purpose: Advise the department director and district coroner on matters of policy and procedure regarding forensic pathology and laboratory services.

    Meets: Quarterly at the Sedgwick County Regional Forensic Science Center

    The next meeting will be held on April 20, 2017 from 3:30pm and 4:30pm at the Regional Forensic Science Center.

    Contact: Dr. Timothy Rohrig, Director - 660-4800

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    Juvenile Corrections Advisory Board (Team Justice)

    Purpose: Participate in the formulation of the comprehensive plan for the development, implementation and operation of the juvenile correctional services.

    Meets: Customarily at 11:30 a.m. on the first Friday of each month at Juvenile Field Services, 3803 E. Harry in Wichita.

    Contact: Glenda Martens, Department of Corrections Director - 660-7014

    Juvenile Corrections Advisory Board Information

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    Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC)

    Purpose: Determine the needs for mitigating, preparing, responding and recovering from emergencies or disasters that may impact the county and region.

    Meets: Quarterly (February, May, August, November) at 2PM normally at the Public Safety Building, 714 N Main, Wichita

    Contact: Rick Shellenbarger, Sedgwick County Emergency Management - 660-5971
    James Catt - Chair
    Mary Jenkins - Vice-Chair

    Local Emergency Planning Committee Members

    Local Emergency Planning Committee Information

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    Mental Health Advisory Board

    Purpose: Make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding adoption of the annual plan and budget for mental health programs.

    Meets: Noon on the fourth Thursday of each month at 635 N. Main

    Contact: Marilyn Cook, COMCARE Director - 660-7600

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    Metropolitan Area Building and Construction Department (MABCD)

    Board of Code Standards and Appeals (BCSA)

    Purpose: Provides technical code review and recommendations to the City Council and County Commission on matters involving the Building Code, building construction & remodeling, contractor licensing, dangerous building condemnation and demolition, and neighborhood code enforcement matters.

    Meets: The first Monday of every month at 1:00 PM at the Ronald Reagan Building located at 271 W. 3rd St. N, in the Third Floor Training Room

    Building Examiners and Appeals Board Members

    Board of Code Standards and Appeals Information

    Meetings

    April 11,  2017 Agenda| Minutes

    Contact: Kortney Capello, MABCD Assistant Director.

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    Board of Electrical Appeals (BEA)

    Purpose: Hear decisions made by the code enforcement director relative to the application and interpretation of the National Electric Code and Elevator Safety Codes to determine the suitability of alternate materials and types of construction.

    Meets: The second Tuesday of each month at 3:00 PM at the Ronald Reagan Building located at 271 W. 3rd St. N, in the Large Conference Room on First Floor.

    Contact: Chris Nordick, MABCD Electrical & Elevator Chief, 660-1736

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    Board of Appeals of Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, Warm Air Heating and Boiler (Mechanical Board)

    Purpose: Hear and decide from decisions made by the code enforcement director relative to the application and interpretation of the mechanical code and to determine the suitability of alternate materials and types of construction.

    Meets: The first Thursday of each month at 9:00 AM at the Ronald Reagan Building located at 271 W. 3rd St. N, in the Large Conference Room on First Floor.

    Contact: Stoney Nethercot, MABCD Mechanical Chief, 660-1829.

    Mechanical Board Information

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    Board of Appeals of Plumbers and Gas Fitters

    Purpose: Hear and decide from decisions made by the code enforcement director relative to the application and interpretation of the plumbing code.

    Meets: The last Wednesday of each month at 9:00 AM at the Ronald Reagan Building located at 271 W. 3rd St. N, in the Large Conference Room on First Floor.

    Contact: Jason Little, MABCD Plumbing Chief at 660-1717.

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    Wastewater Advisory Board

    Purpose: Advise the Sedgwick County Board of Commissioners and the director of the Metropolitan Area Building and Construction Department (MABCD) on matters of policy and procedure regarding any matters related to the onsite wastewater installation and maintenance.

    Meets: As needed at the Ronald Reagan Building located at 271 W. 3rd St. N, in the Large Conference Room on First Floor.

    Contact: Tim Wagner, MABCD, 660-1785

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    Water Well Construction Advisory Board

    Purpose: Advise the Sedgwick County Board of Commissioners and the director of the Metropolitan Area Building and Construction Department (MABCD) on matters of policy and procedure regarding any matters related to the onsite water well installation and maintenance.

    Meets: As needed at the Ronald Reagan Building located at 271 W. 3rd St. N, in the Large Conference Room on First Floor.

    Contact: Monte Munyon, MABCD, 660-1788

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    Metropolitan Area Planning Commission (MAPC)

    Purpose: Guide the future physical development of the Wichita-Sedgwick County area; to make recommendations on zone-change cases; and to approve subdivision plats.

    Meets: 1:30 p.m. two Thursdays each month, in accordance with an adopted schedule, on the second floor of The Ronald Reagan Building. Click here for a complete list of meetings.

    Contact: Dale Miller, Planning Director - 268-4425

    Planning Commission Information

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    Public Building Commission

    Purpose: When requested by the Board of County Commissioners or any other authorized public agency, sell bonds and use the proceeds to purchase or build buildings and other facilities that serve a public purpose; lease the properties to the requesting government; and use the lease revenue to repay the bond principal and interest

    Meets: As needed in response to requests from the Board of County Commissioners or some other public agency.

    Contact: Lindsay Poe Rousseau, Interim CFO - 660-7141

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    Sedgwick County Technical Education & Training Authority

    Purpose: To be a broker/overseer of technical training that fits the needs of businesses and at the same time serves as the Board of Directors for the Wichita Area Technical College.

    Meets: Every other month on the third Monday at noon. National Center for Aviation Training, 4004 N. Webb Road, Room S 210, Wichita.

    Contact: Paula Pitts,  Wichita Area Technical College, 677-9500

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    Sheriff's Civil Service Advisory Board

    Purpose: Establish regulations for personnel matters and standards of performance.

    Meets: 9 a.m. at the Public Safety Building, 714 N. Main, Wichita, 2nd floor training room on the following dates

    • January 18, 2017
    • April 19, 2017
    • July 19, 2017
    • October 18, 2017

    Contact: Michael Irvin, Civil Service Officer - 660-1167

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    Solid Waste Management Committee

    Purpose: Preparation of the Solid Waste Management Plan of Sedgwick County.

    Meets: As needed at 3:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at the County Extension Offices, 7001 W. 21st St. N., Wichita.

    Contact: Susan Erlenwein, Environmental Resources Director - 660-7200

    Solid Waste Management Committee Members

    2017 Solid Waste Plan

    Meetings:

    April 2017 Agenda| Minutes

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    South Central Kansas Economic Development District

    Purpose: Work with local groups to coordinate economic development opportunities and administer federal and state assistance to local businesses.

    Meets: 3:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month at 9730 E. 50th St. N., Bel Aire.

    Contact: Sherdeill Breathett, Sr., Neighborhood Economic Developer - 383-8270

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    Stormwater Management Advisory Board (SMAB)

    Purpose: Protect lives and property within Sedgwick County by promoting better storm water management and provide financial, technical and other assistance.

    Meets: 3:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at the Sedgwick County Public Works Building, 1144 S. Seneca.

    Contact: Jim Weber, Deputy Director of Public Works - 660-1777

    Stormwater Management Advisory Board Information

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    Zoning Appeals Board

    Purpose: Consider variances of the rules and regulations covering the zoning of properties in Sedgwick County as set forth in the Wichita-Sedgwick County Unified Zoning Code.

    Meets: 1:30 p.m. two Thursdays each month, in accordance with an adopted schedule, on the second floor of The Ronald Reagan Building. Click here for a complete list of meetings.

  • September 6, 2017
  • December 6, 2017
  • Contact: Dave Clements - 268-4421

    Zoning Appeals Board Members

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    Sedgwick County...working for you

    The Mission of Sedgwick County is to provide quality public services to our community so everyone can pursue freedom and prosperity in a safe, secure, and healthy environment.