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Boards and Commissions Application

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The application period for 2017 vacancies on Arvada's boards and commissions has closed. Thank you to all of our citizens that expressed interest in serving our community by submitting applications. Over the next several weeks, Council will review applications. Please understand that this is a very long process and your patience is greatly appreciated.

2017 Boards and Commissions Application Information

Residents looking to have a voice in the public policy and decisions that affect Arvada are encouraged to consider applying to one or more of these boards that have vacancies for 2017: 

  • Arvada Festivals Commission
  • Arvada Golf Advisory Committee
  • Arvada Liquor Licensing Authority
  • Arvada Police Pension Board
  • Arvada Sustainability Advisory Committee
  • Building Code Advisory Board
  • Design Review Advisory Committee
  • Human Services Advisory Committee
  • Planning Commission
  • Transportation Advisory Committee

 Important: The application process involves two steps.

Step 1: Complete the General Application (online or download).
Step 2: Choose up to three boards that you would like to apply for and complete the Supplemental Questions for each of those boards and/or commissions (online or download). 

Applications are due in the City Clerk’s Office by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017

Your application materials can be submitted in either of the following methods:

  • Complete the Online General Application and up to three Online Supplemental Questions (using electronically submitted Google forms)


  • Download, print and complete the General Application form (PDF) AND the Supplemental Questions (PDF). The completed forms can then be emailed to, faxed to 720-898-7515, brought or mailed to the City Clerk’s Office at 8101 Ralston Road, Arvada, CO 80002.

Step 1: Complete the General Application

To begin the application process, please chose one of these options to complete the General Application form: 


 Online General Application



If you would prefer to download and fill out the application, please   Download 2017 Boards and Commissions General Application

Step 2: Complete the Supplemental Questions 

The boards and/or commissions listed below have vacancies in 2017.

Please choose up to three that you would like to apply for and complete EITHER the online Supplemental Questions OR download the Supplemental Questions. While you may apply for up to three boards and/or commissions, you may only serve on one at a time.

Boards and Commissions with Vacancies in 2017
Board or Commission With 2017 Vacancies Online Supplemental Questions Download and Print Supplemental Questions

Arvada Festivals Commission 

 Complete the Arvada Festivals Commission Questions online  Download the Arvada Festivals Commission Questions (PDF)

Arvada Golf Advisory Committee 

 Complete the Arvada Golf Advisory Committee Questions online  Download the Arvada Golf Advisory Committee Questions (PDF)

Arvada Liquor Licensing Authority

 Complete the Arvada Liquor Licensing Authority Questions online   Download the Arvada Liquor Licensing Authority Questions (PDF)

Arvada Sustainability Advisory Committee

 Complete the Arvada Sustainability Advisory Committee Questions online  Download the Arvada Sustainability Advisory Committee Questions (PDF)

Building Code Advisory Board 

 Complete the Building Code Advisory Board Questions online  Download the Building Code Advisory Board Questions (PDF)
Design Review Advisory Committee  Complete the Design Review Advisory Committee Questions  online

 Download the Design Review Advisory Committee Questions (PDF)

Human Services Advisory Committee 

 Complete the Human Services Advisory Committee Questions online  Download the Human Services Advisory Committee Questions (PDF)

Planning Commission

 Complete the Planning Commission Questions online  Download the Planning Commission Questions (PDF)
Police Pension Plan Board   Complete the Police Pension Plan Board Questions online  Download the Police Pension Plan Board Questions (PDF)

Transportation Advisory Committee

 Complete the Transportation Advisory Committee Questions online  Download the Transportation Advisory Committee Questions (PDF)


Application Deadline and Interview Process

Applications, along with the Supplemental Questions for up to three of the specific boards and/or commissions you would like to be considered for, are due in the City Clerk’s Office by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 13, 2017. You may also submit a short resume, although it is not required. If you choose to submit a resume, please email it to

Please understand that this recruitment process takes quite a while. Applications will be reviewed in mid-January and interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of February 27, 2017.  Appointments to boards will be made in April. Please note that for the majority of these boards, Arvada residency is required. Background checks are also required to serve on certain boards and committees.

Citizens are limited to 10 – 12 years of service per board or committee. Applicants are considered for appointment regardless of race, religion, sex, age, national origin or disability. Most of the boards and commissions require you to be a resident of the City of Arvada.

If you have any questions, please contact the City Clerk's Office at 720-898-7550.