Boards and Commissions

Your Town needs you!

The Town of Castle Rock offers interested residents the opportunity to become involved in their local government by volunteering to serve on one of our 11 boards and commissions. The annual recruitment process has now begun for positions with terms ending May 31, 2020. Positions are identified on our Board & Commission Vacancies page as well as a link to the application

Applications must be received by 5 p.m.on April 24, 2018. Interviews will be held during a Special Town Council Meeting which is scheduled on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, beginning at 5 p.m. More information will be provided to applicants after the application period has closed.


The purpose of the boards and commissions is to:

  • Acquire and study information within the boards' area of expertise
  • Provide direction and recommendations to staff and Town Council
  • Obtain public comment and be reflective of the community's voice


Each year in April, the Town begins recruiting applicants for upcoming vacancies. Applications are accepted and candidates are interviewed by a team consisting of the Council liaison, Town staff members and a current member of the board or commission. Recommendations for appointments are made to Council for formal approval. Terms usually begin June 1.

  • Applicants are required to be a resident of the Town  
  • Appointees serve without compensation in an advisory role  
  • Terms of appointment are two years with a maximum of three terms


Most board and commission appointments are for two year terms with a maximum of three terms served for a total of six years. The exceptions to these term limits are the Downtown Development Authority, the Election Commission and the Historic Preservation Board. Once a citizen is termed out, they are eligible to volunteer to serve on any other board or commission immediately, however if interested in serving on the same board or commission, the citizen must wait four years before applying.

  • DDA by Statute serves four year terms with a maximum of two terms for a total of eight years
  • Election Commission by Charter serves three year terms with a maximum of two terms or a total of six years
  • Historic Preservation Board due to the unique composition and requirements of the board members serve two year terms for a total of four terms or a total of eight years 


Annual vacancies for term limited positions may be viewed on our Boards and Commission Vacancies page. Interim vacancies may occur throughout the year as well and these positions are posted on this website as they become available. Applications are accepted throughout the year in addition to the annual recruitment application process.