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Boards & Commissions

Have you ever wanted to be more involved in your community?  Do you want to have a voice in city decision-making?  Would you like to make a difference right here in Westminster?  The city's Boards and Commissions can challenge and engage you in a variety of areas that help to preserve the quality of life you enjoy in your hometown while providing valuable input to the Westminster City Council.  

Eligibility requirements to serve on a board or commission include:

  • must be a registered elector of the city
  • must have been a resident of the city  for at least one year
  • must pass a background check
  • must meet specific board/commission eligibility requirements, if necessary

NOTE: If you are interested in applying, the application must be completed in one session to avoid duplicates or draft submissions. Before beginning your application, you can review the application to make sure you have all the information you need and can prepare answers to all the questions. Click here for a Sample Application 



  • Applications will remain active for 24 months, at which time you will need to reapply
  • These are volunteer positions, not full-time positions.
  • These volunteer positions are not paid.
  • The time commitment depends on the specific Board or Commission you are interested in. Some boards meet once or twice a month, some only meet a few times a year.
  • Terms of office are two years and you must continue to reside in the city and be registered to vote throughout the term of office.  
  • Members who are appointed are eligible to serve up to four consecutive terms.

Election Commission 

Environmental Advisory Board 

Historic Landmark Board

Human Services Board

Inclusivity Board 

Parks, Recreation, Libraries and Open Space Advisory Board 

Personnel Board 

Planning Commission

Special Permit and License Board 

Youth Advisory Panel