News and Announcements

News and Announcements

Posted on: April 8, 2021

Be a voice for your Town; board and commission applications due April 26

Picture of Town Hall for boards and commissions applications due April 30

Board and commission volunteers have an active role in Town government and make a difference within the community. Get involved and be a voice for the community by applying to serve on one of the Town’s 11 advisory boards and commissions.

Board and commission members study information within the board’s area of expertise – such as local development, water, public safety, transportation or park and recreation issues – and provide recommendations to Town Council and staff. The groups take public comments and help reflect the community’s voice.

The annual board and commission recruitment period is underway and those interested in giving back serving are encouraged to apply. Applications are available at CRgov.com/Boards. Submit applications to the Town Manager’s Office, 100 N. Wilcox St., or by email to seklund@CRgov.com. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Thursday, April 26. 

The boards and commissions that have vacancies are: 

  • Board of Adjustment (three vacancies)
  • Board of Building Appeals (three vacancies)
  • Castle Rock Water Commission (four vacancies)
  • Design Review Board (one vacancy) *must be a Downtown property owner
  • Election Commission (two vacancies) 
  • Historic Preservation Board (four vacancies)
  • Parks and Recreation Commission (four vacancies)
  • Planning Commission (four vacancies)
  • Public Art Commission (four vacancies)
  • Public Safety Commission (three vacancies)
  • Public Works Commission (four vacancies)

Candidates will be interviewed on May 11 by a team that includes the Councilmember who is the liaison to the board or commission, Town staff and a current member of the board or commission. Recommendations for appointments are made to Town Council for formal approval, and terms begin June 1.

All terms are two years, except for the Election Commission, which is three years. Most vacancies must be filled by Castle Rock residents. Applicants can apply for more than one board or commission; however, they can only be appointed to serve on one.

More information on current vacancies and the overview, purpose and responsibilities of each board and commission is available at CRgov.com/Boards.

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