Scottsdale seeking board and commission members

Scottsdale has openings on 12 boards and commissions to be filled in May. Residents wishing to volunteer their time and institute a positive change are invited to apply to serve. Openings are available on the following boards and commissions:

  • Board of Adjustment (two openings)
  • Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (one opening)
  • Environmental Advisory Commission (one opening)
  • Historic Preservation Commission (one opening)
  • Human Relations Commission (three openings)
  • Human Services Advisory Commission (one opening)
  • Library Board (one opening)
  • Loss Trust Fund Board (one opening)
  • McDowell Sonoran Preserve Commission (two openings)
  • Neighborhood Advisory Commission (one opening)
  • Parks and Recreation Commission (one opening)
  • Planning Commission (two openings)

Information about the functions of these boards and commissions can be found at, search “Boards and Commissions.” Interested applicants must submit an online application by Friday, April 26. Submitted applications are valid for one year. 

The City Council will review materials and nominate candidates from the applicant pool with interviews and appointments scheduled to take place in May. All board and commission members are required to comply with the city’s Ethics Code and attend a training session before officially beginning their term. 


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