Boards and Commissions

Boards and Commissions are a way to be more involved with your community. The City and County of Broomfield's Boards and Commissions can challenge and engage you in a variety of areas that help to preserve and enhance the quality of life you enjoy in your hometown. 

Eligibility requirements to serve on a board or commission include: 

  • Must be a resident of Broomfield 
  • Must meet specific board/commission eligibility requirements, if necessary

Make a difference in your community: apply by Jan. 31 to serve on a board or commission with the City and County of Broomfield

Serving as a member of one of Broomfield's Boards and Commissions is a great way to get involved in the community and share your voice with staff and City Council on future decisions. There are 21 open positions across ten boards.

Please note Broomfield residents ages 18 and older can apply for all committees and Broomfield residents ages 14-18 can apply for youth specific positions on the Open Space and Trails Advisory Committee and the Parks, Recreation and Senior Services Advisory Committee.

View a list of boards and commissions members and their term limits. 

This advisory committee is tasked with reviewing the Environmental Stewardship chapter of the Broomfield Comprehensive Plan.

Open positions for 2023

  • One vacancy for an alternate member.

This ongoing advisory committee prepares an annual distribution plan for the SCFD grant funding, and provides feedback on Arts & History Division programs and services including public art.

Open positions for 2023:

  • One vacancy for an alternate member.
  • One vacancy for a  youth alternate member.

The Board of Equalization (BOE) for the City and County of Broomfield hears appeals of property valuation and classification by the Assessor, which is accomplished through the protest or abatement process.

Board of Health

The Broomfield Board of Health is a board composed of residents with public health experience appointed by City Council. Among the listed duties are approving the five year Public Health Improvement Plan, developing and promoting the public policies needed to secure the conditions for a healthy community, and holding hearings, issuing orders and adopting rules for public or environmental health issues.

Open positions for 2023:

  • Three vacancies for members, terms expiring in 2028.
  • Two vacancies for members, terms expiring in 2026.

Charter Review Committee

The priority of the Charter Review Committee is to provide a comprehensive review of the form of government set forth in the Charter. Broomfield currently has a Council-manager form of government, with an elected at-large Mayor and 10 elected council members, two from each ward. The City Council is currently structured to be part-time. The City Council sets policy and adopts the budget, while the City Manager is responsible for the day-to-day activities.

Open positions for 2023:

  • Five vacancies for members.

The purpose of the Historic Landmark Board is to propose criteria for review of historic resources, review properties nominated for designation and make recommendations, advise and assist owners of historic properties and more.

A Land Use Review Commissioner makes land use decisions and recommendations that are consistent with the policies and plans formally adopted by the City Council.

Open positions for 2023:

  • One vacancy for an alternate member.

Library Advisory Board

The purpose of the Library Advisory Board is to serve as an advisory body to City Council regarding the operations of the library.

Local Licensing Authority

The Licensing Authority shall have and is vested with the authority to grant or to refuse for cause licenses for the sale at retail of malt, vinous or spirituous liquors or fermented malt beverages; to conduct investigations; and to suspend or revoke such licenses for cause.

Open positions for 2023:

  • One vacancy for an alternate member.

Neighborhood Board of Adjustments

The Neighborhood Board of Adjustment will be dedicated to reviewing and making decisions regarding requests to vary zoning requirements and appealing administrative decisions regarding building permits.

Open Space and Trails Advisory Committee 

The Open Space and Trails Advisory Committee was established to advise the city council on amendments to the open space element of the master plan.

Open positions for 2023:

  • One vacancy for a youth member.
  • One vacancy for a youth alternate member.

Parks, Recreation and Senior Services Advisory Committee

The purpose of the committee is to advise the City Council on amendments to the parks and recreation portions of the Master Plan.

Open positions for 2023:

  • One vacancy for a youth member.
  • One vacancy for a youth alternate member.

Personnel Merit Commission

The purpose of the Personnel Merit Commission, as provided by the City Charter, is to have final jurisdiction and authority to hear and determine appeals by any aggrieved employee who has been subject to disciplinary action of any kind.

Open positions for 2023:

  • One vacancy for a member.

Scientific & Cultural Facilities District

The SCFD is a seven-county tax district created within Colorado law, approved by Colorado’s General Assembly and renewed by voters multiple times over more than 30 years. SCFD funds more than 300 organizations across the front range urban corridor. Their board is made of one representative from each of the seven counties represented, including one from Broomfield, as well as four members appointed by Colorado's governor.

Open positions for 2023:

  • One vacancy for a member representing the City and County of Broomfield.