Boards & Committees

Board of Adjustments


Term of Office: Two years
Meeting Schedule: Monthly, 2nd Monday at 5:15 p.m.
Staff Liaisons: Lori Lakatos/Kim Hodde

Position Board Members
Term Expires December 31
1 MaLisa Hampton 2019
2 Arlen Thielemann 2019
3 Jon Hodde 2018
4 Thomas Painter 2019
5 Johanna Fatherree 2018
  Alternate Member  
A-1 Richard Heiges 2018
A-2 Jarvis Van Dyke 2018
A-3 Clint Kolby 2019
A-4 John Pledger 2019

The Board of Adjustments fulfills, in accordance with the laws of the State of Texas and the Code of Ordinances of the City of Brenham, those responsibilities so delegated to it by the City Council.

Five (5) members are appointed by the City Council for staggered terms of two (2) years respectively. At least one member of the Board shall be a member of the city Planning and Zoning Commission. The Board shall have two (2) alternate members, appointed by the City Council, who shall serve in the absence of one or more regular members when requested to do so by the Mayor. These alternate members, when appointed, shall serve for the same period as the regular members.

The Board hears and decides appeals where it is alleged there is error of law in any order, requirement, or decision made by the Zoning Administrator, including appeals alleging error in the interpretation of the classification of any use not specifically named in the City of Brenham Zoning Ordinance and to hear and decide special exceptions and variances as provided for in the City of Brenham Zoning Ordinance.