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Advisory Commission for an Inclusive Community (ACIC) The ACIC currently has several openings for unexpired terms.  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. Applicants must attend both an ACIC full commission meeting and an individual committee meeting before submitting an application. Visit for more information.

Deadline to apply: Until Filled

Historic Preservation Commission :  The City of Lakewood has an opening on the Historic Preservation Commission.  The opening is for an unexpired term.  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  Meetings are held when the commission has an item for consideration, with a minimum of four meetings per year.  

Deadline to apply:  February 12, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Judicial Review Commission : The City of Lakewood has three openings for registered elector positions on the Judicial Review Commission. The openings are for four-year terms that will begin April 1, 2016. The commission investigates all complaints against Lakewood municipal judges and recommends to the city council, after a hearing held before the commission, the removal of any judge for cause. The commission also serves as the ad hoc judicial nominating committee, recruiting, screening, interviewing, and recommending judicial candidates for city council selection and appointment. Meetings are held on an as-needed basis, generally no more than once a year. They are not open to the public.  

Deadline to apply: February 12, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Victim Assistance Compensation Board:   The City of Lakewood has one resident opening on the Victim Assistance Compensation Board.  The opening is for a three-year unexpired term position that commenced on October 1, 2014 and will expire on September 30, 2017.  The Board considers request for compensation to victims through an application process.  It also monitors the Victim Assistance Fund and insures that funds are utilized in accordance with the law.  Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month, at 8:00 a.m., in the Police Department.  The meetings generally last less than two hours and require approximately one hour for preparation.  

Deadline to apply:  February 12, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

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, 2016.  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 12, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Return your application:
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    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: 303-987-7661 | Email:
City Clerk's Office
Civic Center South
480 S. Allison Pkwy
Lakewood, CO 80226
Direct: 303-987-7080

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