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Apply Now for Boards and Commissions

Apply Now for Boards and Commissions
Posted on 09/07/2021

The city of Aurora is accepting applications now for vacancies that will be occurring as listed below.

Volunteering for a board or commission is one way for residents to get engaged in local government. The resident’s point of view provides valuable insight to the operations of the city and Council’s decision-making process. Most boards and commissions meet once a month. To apply or for more information on qualifications, meeting schedules and more, visit or call 303.739.7635.

Aurora Commission for Older Adults: Enhances the quality of life of the older adult population in Aurora by supporting current programs and promoting the development of new ones in the areas of housing, transportation, health, nutrition, legislation, recreation, education, advocacy and networking.
Aurora Fox Arts Center Board: Advises the City Council and Library and Cultural Services Department director regarding the planning, regulation, maintenance, repair and operation of the Aurora Fox.
Aurora Youth Commission: Betters the well-being of Aurora's youth through representation, service and action
Civil Service Commission: Operates independently of city staff under Charter authority establishing rules and regulations regarding the hiring process for cadet, entry-level and lateral police and fire candidates; oversees promotional appointments; and conducts civil service disciplinary review hearings
Election Commission: Establishes precincts, appoints election judges, creates new ward boundaries, ands break the tie in a municipal election for any city office or ballot question
General Employees Retirement Board: Administers the pension plan for the city of Aurora general employees, manages and is responsible for its proper operation and supervises the investment of funds held in trust
Human Relations Commission: Promotes a mutual understanding and respect among all people, disseminate information and educational material to eliminate prejudice, promote human relations and investigate complaints of this nature
Immigrant and Refugee Commission: Promotes the integration of the local immigrant and refugee communities into Aurora's civic, economic and cultural life
Planning and Zoning Commission: Provides recommendations to the Aurora City Council on zonings and a wide range of planning- and development-related issues, and reviews site plans and use approvals unless appealed to the City Council
Public Defender Commission: Appoints and discharges the public defender and his or her assistants so that indigent clients are represented independently of any political consideration or private interests, provides legal services to indigent people accused of a violation of municipal ordinances, and conducts the office in accordance with the Colorado Code of Professional Standards relating to the administration of criminal justice's defense function

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