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Volunteer for a Board or Commission

Volunteer Now for a Board or Commission
Posted on 06/17/2021

The city of Aurora is accepting applications now for vacancies on the city’s 32 boards, commissions, committees and authorities, including the ones detailed below. Positions are volunteer and will remain open until filled. To apply or for more information on qualifications, meeting schedules and more, visit or call 303.739.7635.

Art in Public Places Commission: Advises and makes recommendations to the City Council, city manager, and Library and Cultural Services director on the development, maintenance and promotion of a public arts program that may be applicable to public areas and to assist development of public art on private property
Aurora Housing Authority: Develops and promotes quality housing while supporting and encouraging economic opportunities leading to self-sufficiency and independence; and ensures the availability of affordable, decent, safe housing for current and future Aurora residents
Aurora Youth Commission: Advises the City Council, city manager, and Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department director regarding the interests of Aurora youth
Board of Adjustment and Appeals: Reviews and rules on applications for variances and waivers from the city’s zoning code, acts as a board regarding matters arising from enforcement of provisions of Article XV of Chapter 22, Chapter 90 and Chapter 146 of the Aurora City Code, and carries out the duties and power assigned to it by Section 106-92 of the City Code.
Business Advisory Board: Advises the City Council on the economic and business impact of city legislative and regulatory actions, and oversees the city’s Business Recognition Awards program
Career Service Commission: Hears and determines appeals made by an aggrieved employee pursuant to the rules and regulations of the city’s charter and ordinances.
Citizens Advisory for Housing and Community Development: Assists the City Council in the development, implementation and evaluation of the city's Community Development Block Grant Program and housing assistance plan
Cultural Affairs Commission: Provide ongoing, systemic planning and development of cultural arts within the city 
Human Relations Commission: Promote 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
Judicial Performance Board: Present evaluations and recommendations to the City Council in regard to the reappointments of Municipal Court judges (two attorney positions are vacant)
Library Board: Advises the City Council, city manager and the Library & Cultural Services director on matters relating to the Aurora Public Library (including administering of gifts and trusts)
Metro Wastewater Reclamation District: Sets policy for the operation of the 615-square-mile sewage disposal district
Parks and Recreation Board: Recommends to the City Council the purchase of properties for trails, open space, parks, recreation centers and programs; advises the City Council on park development and use regulations for parks, recreation areas, facilities and programs; and approves neighborhood park master plans at public hearings

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