Current Board and Commission Openings and Applications


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Lakewood Advisory Commission: The Lakewood Advisory Commission currently has several openings for unexpired terms.  Members of the commission serve as advisors to the Lakewood City Council. In this role, 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 at least one meeting a month. Applicants must attend both a full commission meeting and an individual committee meeting before submitting an application. Visit for more information.

Deadline to apply: August 30, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.


Noxious Weed Local Advisory Board: One opening currently exists on the City of Lakewood’s Noxious Weed Local Advisory Board.  The opening is for a three-year term that commenced on June 1, 2019. The Noxious Weed Local Advisory Board is an independent entity responsible to the City Council charged with reviewing and approving noxious weed management plans that are generated based on complaints received from adjacent property owners. It is not a board with the responsibility to review or approve City of Lakewood operational weed management plans implemented on publicly owned property. Meetings are held as needed. Typically, the Noxious Weed Local Advisory Board meets one to three times a year for approximately two hours. Members must be qualified by experience and training to pass upon matters pertaining to landscaping, agriculture, and natural resource management.

Deadline to apply:  August 30, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.


Planning Commission – At Large: The City of Lakewood has an opening on the Planning Commission for an At-Large position (Wards 1, 2, 4, & 5 only).  The opening is for an unexpired four-year term that will end on May 31, 2021. 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: August 30, 2019 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, 2017 and will expire on September 30, 2020.  The Board considers requests for compensation to victims of crime 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 Tuesday 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:  August 30, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.


For additional information, contact the City Clerk's Office at 303-987-7080.

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