The Other Side Academy Need A Demolition Appeal? There's A Board For That, But Nobody's On It By Whittney Evans • Oct 5, 2017 Whittney Evans / KUER Listen Listening... / 5:33 Every city has boards and commissions that residents can volunteer to sit on. They don’t usually pay and most of them don’t require any expertise. They might seem dull or insignificant. But there are real consequences when those seats are empty.