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.

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Submit applications to:
City Manager's Office
P.O. Box 617
Cape Girardeau, MO 63702-0617
573-339-6302 fax

Advisory board meetings are open to the public.


Meeting Day & Time

Meeting Location

Airport Advisory Board

Second Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.

Cape Airport Restaurant

Community Ad-Hoc Aquatics Committee


Board of Adjustment

First Thursday, 7 p.m.

City Council Chambers

Board of Appeals

Second Thursday, 7 p.m.
(unless no items are on the agenda)

City Council Chambers

City Council

First and Third Mondays 
Study Session, 5 p.m. with Regular Session
immediately following

City Council Chambers

Comprehensive Plan Oversight Committee



Convention & Visitors Bureau Board of Directors

As Needed CVB Office

Downtown Cape Girardeau Community Improvement District

As Needed

Old Town Cape Office

Golf Course Advisory Board

Bi-Monthly, Fourth Thursday, 12 p.m.

Osage Centre

Historic Preservation Commission

Third Wednesday, 7 p.m.

City Council Chambers

Keep Cape Beautiful Beautification Committee

Last Tuesday, 12 p.m.

Osage Centre

Liquor License Review Board 

As Needed

City Council Chambers

Parks & Recreation Advisory Board

Second Monday, 5:30 p.m.

Osage Centre

Parks & Recreation Foundation Board of Directors

As Needed

Osage Centre

Planning & Zoning Commission

Second Wednesday, 7 p.m.

City Council Chambers

Public Library Board of Trustees

First Thursday, 7 a.m.

Cape Girardeau Public Library

Red House Interpretive Center Board

First Wednesday, 4 p.m.

Osage Centre

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

Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Commission

As Needed


Transportation Trust Fund
(Planning & Zoning Subcommittee)



Tree Board

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

Osage Centre

  • Contact Info
  • 401 Independence, PO Box 617Cape Girardeau, MO  63703
  • Telephone 573.339.6320
  • Email