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Board of Adjustment

The term of Office: Two years
Meeting Schedule: Monthly, 2nd Monday at 5:15 p.m. | 2021 Schedule

Staff Liaison(s): Kim Hodde

Position Board Members Term Expires December 31
1 Danny Goss 2021
2 Arlen Thielemann 2021
3 Jon Hodde 2020
4 Thomas Painter 2021
5 Mary Lou Winkelmann 2020
  Alternate Member  
A-1 Walt Edmunds 2020
A-2 Jarvis Van Dyke 2020
A-3 Johanna Fatheree 2020
A-4 MaLisa Hampton 2021

The Board of Adjustment 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.

A five-member quasi-judicial Board that considers matters related to the Zoning Ordinance, including Variances, Special Exceptions, and Appeals of staff interpretation or appeals of an alleged error. Sometimes referred to as the Board of Adjustment and Appeals.

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.


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