Boards and Commissions

Board of Stormwater Management

The purpose of the Board of Stormwater Management (BSM) is to provide uniform and centralized management of the stormwater collection and conveyance systems and activities in the town.

The BSM consists of three members that are appointed by the town council president and meet the first Wednesday of each month at 6 pm at Pendleton Town Hall.  Special meetings and cancellations are posted on the town calendar.

AppointeeAppointed by
Term Expiration
Kyle Eichhorn
Chairperson
Town Council President12/31/2020
Jerry Kelly
Vice Chairperson
Town Council President12/31/2021
Sammi ThatcherTown Council President12/31/2023

For questions or more information regarding the BSM, please contact the Town Manager at 765-778-7776 or email Scott Reske at sreske@town.pendleton.in.us.

Board of Zoning Appeals

The Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA) hears and decides requests for variances from the standards identified in the Unified Development Ordinance. The BZA also hears and makes final decisions on conditional use requests. In addition, the BZA makes the final decision concerning appeals regarding  administrative decisions.

The BZA consists of five members appointed by the Town Council and Plan Commission. The Board meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7 pm at Pendleton Town Hall.  Special meetings and cancellations are posted on the town calendar.

AppointeeAppointed by
Term Expiration
Tammy Bowman
Chairperson
Town Council 12/31/2021
Jamila Zafar
Vice Chairperson
Town Council President12/31/2023
Kyle EichhornPlan Commission from Plan Commission12/31/2023
Carol HannaTown Council President from Plan Commission12/31/2020
Kirby McCrocklinTown Council President12/31/2022

For questions or more information regarding the BZA, please contact the Planning Department at 765-778-8370 or email Kayla Hassett at khassett@town.pendleton.in.us.

Historic Preservation Commission

The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) establishes historic districts and reviews certificates of appropriateness for development and alterations within the downtown business district.

The HPC consists of six members appointed by the Town Council President and Historic Fall Creek, Pendleton Settlement. The Commission meets the second Tuesday of each month at 7 pm in Pendleton Town Hall.  Special meetings and cancellations are posted on the town calendar.

AppointeeAppointed by
Term Expiration
Craig Campbell
Chairperson
Town Council President12/31/2023
George Harris
Vice Chairperson
Town Council President12/31/2020
Sandi Butler Secretary
Town Council President12/31/2021
Dan Trauthwein
Town Council President12/31/2021
Vacant Seat
Town Council President12/31/2023
Kevin Kenyon
Non-voting
Town Council President from Historic Fall Creek, Pendleton Settlement12/31/2021

For questions or more information regarding the HPC, please contact the Planning Department at 765-778-8370 or email Kayla Hassett at khassett@town.pendleton.in.us.

Parks and Recreation Board

The Parks and Recreation Board exercises the general supervision and makes the rules of the parks department. The Board prepares and submits an annual budget to the Town Council, makes recommendations and an annual report to the Town Council concerning the operation of the Board and status of park and recreation programs in the district.

The Parks and Recreation Board consists of seven members appointed by the Town Council, the Library Board, the School Board, and the Circuit Court Judge. Board meetings are held the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6 pm in the Falls Park Office located at 460 Falls Park Drive.  Special meetings and cancellations are posted on the park calendar.

AppointeeAppointed by
Term Expiration
Bryan Williams
President
Town Council President12/31/2023
Jen Roberts
Vice President
Town Council President12/31/2020
Brian Slick
Secretary
Circuit Court Judge
12/31/2020
Steve Wills
School Board12/31/2022
Josh Ring
Town Council President12/31/2021
Lauretta GrayLibrary Board12/31/2020
Ana Blake
Town Council President12/31/2022

For questions or more information regarding the Park Board, please contact the Parks Department at 765-778-2222, visit www.fallspark.org.

Plan Commission

The Plan Commission reviews subdivisions of land, site development plans, and planned unit developments (PUDs), in addition to initiating amendments to the zoning code and map.

The Plan Commission consists of seven members appointed by the Town Council and meets the second Wednesday of the month at 7 pm in Pendleton Town Hall.  Special meetings and cancellations are posted on the town calendar.

AppointeeAppointed by
Term Expiration
Tim Pritchard
Chairman
Town Council President12/31/2020
Kyle Eichhorn
Vice Chairman
Town Council12/31/2023
Carol Hanna
Secretary
Town Council12/31/2023
Cheryl Ramey-Hunt
Town Council President12/31/2020
Brad Ballentine
Town Council President12/31/2022
Connie Schultz-HeinzTown Council President12/31/2022
Jenny SissonTown Council12/31/2023

For questions or more information regarding the Plan Commission, please contact the Planning Department at 765-778-8370 or email Rachel Christenson at rchristenson@town.pendleton.in.us.

Redevelopment Commission

The Redevelopment Commission (RDC) oversees the town’s Tax Increment Financing (TIF) districts and Falls Pointe Business Park.

The RDC consists of six members appointed by the Town Council and the South Madison Community School Corporation Board.  Commission meetings are held the fourth Thursday of each month at 6 pm in Pendleton Town Hall.  Special meetings and cancellations are posted on the town calendar.

AppointeeAppointed by
Term Expiration
Craig Campbell
Chairperson
Town Council President01/01/2021
Steve Denny
Vice Chairperson
Town Council01/01/2021
Lynn Mellinger
Secretary
Town Council President01/01/2021
Adam TrumanTown Council President01/01/2021
Dave CravensTown Council01/01/2021
Bill HuttonSchool Board01/01/2021

For questions or more information regarding the RDC, please contact the Town Manager at 765-778-7776 or email Scott Reske at sreske@town.pendleton.in.us.

Redevelopment Authority

The Redevelopment Authority (RDA) was created as an instrument of the Town of Pendleton to finance local public improvements for lease to the Pendleton Redevelopment Commission.  The RDA consists of three members appointed by the Town Council.  RDA meetings will be held on an as-needed basis.  Special meetings and cancellations are posted on the town calendar.

AppointeeAppointed by
Term Expiration
Mike Romack
President
Town Council President12/31/2022
Michelle Skeen
Vice President
Town Council President12/31/2020
Jeanette Isbell
Secretary
Town Council President12/31/2021

For questions or more information regarding the RDA, please contact the Town Manager at 765-778-7776 or email Scott Reske at sreske@town.pendleton.in.us.

Utility Rate Advisory Board

The Utility Rate Advisory Board (URAB) investigates, gathers information, deliberates, and advises the Town Council on any future proposed general utility rate increases.

The URAB consists of five members appointed by the Town Council.  Board meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 6 pm in Pendleton Town Hall.  Special meetings and cancellations are posted on the town calendar.

AppointeeAppointed by
Term Expiration
Jenny Sisson
Chairperson
Town Council
12/31/2023
Kyle Eichhorn
Vice Chairperson
Town Council
12/31/2021
Michelle SkeenTown Council
12/31/2022
Gabrielle BrownTown Council
12/31/2023
Tim PritchardTown Council
12/31/2020

For questions or more information regarding the URAB, please contact the Town Manager at 765-778-7776 or email Scott Reske at sreske@town.pendleton.in.us.

Urban Forestry Committee

The Urban Forestry Committee (UFC) is responsible for administering a written plan for the care of trees and shrubs along streets and in other public areas.

The Urban Forestry Committee consists of seven members appointed by the Town Council. Commission meetings are held the fourth Tuesday of each month at 4:30 pm in Pendleton Town Hall.  Special meetings and cancellations are posted on the town calendar.

AppointeeAppointed by
Term Expiration
Taylor Metz
Chairperson
Town Council President12/31/2022
Christi Kelly
Vice Chairperson
Town Council President12/31/2022
Adrienne Dzelme
Secretary
Town Council President12/31/2020
Kerry DoddTown Council President12/31/2020
Jeanette IsbellTown Council President12/31/2021
Linda CastorTown Council President12/31/2021
Jo Scott
Town Council President12/31/2020

For questions or more information regarding the UFC, please contact the Planning Department at 765-778-8370 or email Rachel Christenson at rchristenson@town.pendleton.in.us.

Waterworks Board

The Waterworks Board (WB) has the ability to build, finance, set rates, and take other actions in respect to the Town’s water utility.

The WB consists of three members appointed by the Town Council. Board meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 4:30 pm in Pendleton Town Hall.  Special meetings and cancellations are posted on the town calendar.

AppointeeAppointed by
Term Expiration
Sammi Thatcher
Chairperson
Town Council President12/31/2020
Donnie Meyer
Vice Chairperson
Town Council President12/31/2022
Jo DeWitt
Secretary
Town Council President12/31/2021

For questions or more information regarding the Waterworks Board, please contact the Town Manager at 765-778-7776 or email Scott Reske at sreske@town.pendleton.in.us.

1820 Society

The 1820 Society formed in 2016 with the charge of planning the Town’s bicentennial celebration and legacy project.

The 1820 Society meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm in Pendleton Town Hall. Special meetings and cancellations are posted on the town calendar.

For questions or more information regarding the 1820 Society, please call Town Hall at 765-778-2173.