Current Board and Commission Openings and Applications


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Budget and Audit Board: There will be one opening on the City of Lakewood’s Budget and Audit Board. The opening is for a three-year term that will commence January 1, 2021. The Budget and Audit Board serves as a financial oversight committee, reviewing financial statements and budget forecasts and providing feedback on budgetary compliance with City policies. Meetings are typically held once per calendar quarter on Monday nights at 5:30 p.m. It is preferred that members possess a background in capital budgeting and strategic-financial planning, and have familiarity with financial statement audits.

Deadline to apply: November 20, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

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 virtual full commission meeting and a virtual individual committee meeting before submitting an application. Visit for more information.

Deadline to apply: ONGOING

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 began on June 1, 2019 and ends on May 31, 2022. 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: November 20, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

For additional information, or to request a form if you are unable to complete the online application, contact the City Clerk's Office at 303-987-7080 or

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