Current Board and Commission Openings / Applications

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CURRENT OPENINGS

Advisory Commission for an Inclusive Community (ACIC) :  The ACIC currently has several openings for unexpired terms and several for terms that will begin in January of 2015.  Members of the ACIC serve in an advisory role to the Lakewood City Council. In this advisory role, ACIC members research specific issues or topics of interest to the citizens of Lakewood and make recommendations to City Council regarding those issues for potential action. Members should plan to attend a minimum of two meetings a month; a Full Commission Meeting and a committee meeting. Visit www.lakewood.org/ACIC for more information.  Deadline to apply: Until Filled


Board of Appeals:  Two openings currently exist on the City of Lakewood’s Board of Appeals.  The openings are for three-year terms that will commence on April 1, 2015.  The Board of Appeals, a quasi-judicial body, hears and decides appeals from any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the Codes Administrator.  Meetings are held as needed.  Typically, the Board of Appeals meets four or five times a year for approximately one to two hours.  Members must be qualified by experience and training to pass upon matters pertaining to building construction.  Deadline to apply:  February 13, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.


Historic Preservation Commission:  The City of Lakewood has an opening on the Historic Preservation Commission.  The opening is for a four-year term that will begin on April 1, 2015.  Applicants are not required to be Lakewood residents; however, they must have a demonstrated interest in, competence with, or knowledge of, historic preservation.  Additionally, members should be a professional in a preservation-related discipline such as: architecture, landscape architecture, history, American studies, American civilization, cultural geography, cultural anthropology, urban planning.  Members shall be selected, as much as possible, from related disciplines such as the building trades, cultural geography, cultural anthropology, real estate or law, or should reside within a designated historic district.

The Historic Preservation Commission conducts public hearings on applications for landmark designation and makes recommendations to the City Council.  The Historic Preservation Commission also conducts alteration certificate review and applications for the relocation of designated structures.  The recommendations made by the Historic Preservation Commission are based on the criteria outlined in Title 17, Article 11 of the Lakewood Municipal Code.  The Historic Preservation Commission is responsible for drafting by-laws, operating policies and other rules of procedure, preparing an annual report to City Council and attending yearly educational sessions, as well as other duties as identified in the Lakewood Municipal Code 17.11.2.5.  Meetings are held when the commission has an item for consideration, with a minimum of four meetings per year.  Deadline to apply:  February 13, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.


Lakewood Planning Commission – Ward 4:  The City of Lakewood has an opening on the Planning Commission for a Ward 4 resident.  The opening is for a full term position that will commence on April 1, 2015 and will expire on March 31, 2019.

The Planning Commission conducts public hearings on rezoning and subdivision applications, approves certain special use permits, and reviews site plans. Additionally, Planning Commission Members serve on the Board of Adjustment. The Planning Commission meets at 7 p.m. the first and third Wednesdays of each month for regular meetings and at 6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month for study session meetings.  Deadline to apply:  February 13, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.

 

 

Return your application:
    email - tercol@lakewood.org
    fax - (303) 987-7088
    mail or deliver - 480 S. Allison Pkwy., Lakewood, CO 80226  map

 

Lakewood boards and commissions are volunteer positions. Applications for all Boards and Commissions are accepted year-round and kept on file for one year.  

Contact Information:

Boards and Commissions Appointment Coordinator
Direct: 303-987-7596 | Email: tercol@lakewood.org
City Clerk's Office
Civic Center South
480 S. Allison Pkwy
Lakewood, CO 80226
Direct: 303-987-7080

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