The Town of Matthews Appearance/Tree Advisory Committee has an opening for a new member and theThe Mint Hill Times Transportation Advisory Committee has two openings for new members.

Meetings of the Appearance/Tree Advisory Committee are held on the third Monday of every month at 7 pm at the Matthews Community Center.

Meetings of the Transportation Advisory Committee are held on the third Thursday of each month at 7 pm at the Public Works facility, 1600 Tank Town Road.

The role of the Matthews Appearance/Tree Advisory Committee is to study of the visual characteristics and needs of the Town and promote those activities and programs that enhance the Town’s character, preserving and beautifying the landscape, in order to make Matthews a cleaner, greener, and more aesthetically pleasing community.

The Transportation Advisory Committee (TAC) assists in the development of a master transportation system plan to include, but not be limited to, current and future roads and location of same; mass transit corridors and infrastructure types; car-van-bus pools/park & ride solutions; pedestrian greenways; and bike paths.

The TAC also makes recommendations to the Matthews Town Board of Commissioners on issues such as speed hump placement, traffic calming, etc., and provides review input on major projects that may affect transportation such as major area rezonings.

If you would like to volunteer to serve please contact the Town Clerk at 704-847-4411 ext. 231 or email You can also download the application by going to and clicking on Town Boards and Committees.