Boards and Commissions

Make a difference in your community — apply today to serve on a board or commission with the City and County of Broomfield!

Serving the community 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 Council on future decisions. 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 all committees except Board of Equalization, Local Licensing Authority, Historical Landmark Board, Land Use Review Commission, Neighborhood Board of Adjustments, and Personnel Merit Commission.

Residents can apply through Jan. 28 at 5 p.m.

Advisory Committee on Environmental Sustainability

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

  • Total of 10 Spots Available:
    • Four Years - Expire 2026: Six spots available
    • Four Year Alternate - Expires 2024: One Spot Available
    • Vacant Unexpired Term - Expires 2024: One Spot Available
    • Two Year Youth - Expire 2024: One Spot Available
    • Two Year Youth Alternate- Expire 2024: One Spot Available

Historic Landmark Board

This board performs a quasi-judicial function, reviewing properties nominated for designation of historical landmark status; advising and assisting owners of historic properties; developing and assisting in public education programs, and more.

  • Total of Five Spots Available:
    • Four Years - Expire 2026: Four spots available
    • Four Year Alternate - Expires 2024: One Spot Available

Arts History and Cultural Council

This council is responsible for acting as a Cultural Council for SCFD grantmaking, and as an advisory body for Arts & History Division programs and Art in Public Places projects to support arts, culture, and humanities in Broomfield.   

  • Total of Four Spots Available:
    • Four Years - Expire 2026: One spot available
    • Four Year Alternate - Expires 2024: One Spot Available
    • Two Year Youth - Expire 2024: One Spot Available
    • Two Year Youth Alternate- Expire 2024: One Spot Available

Library Advisory Board

This board works in unison with the library director to aid in fulfilling the library needs for Broomfield residents. Make a difference in the life-long learning of Broomfield residents and help guide the Broomfield library today and in the future. Past Library Board projects have included removing all fines from Library items - the work of this board makes a huge difference in the lives of Broomfielders! 

  • Total of Six Spots Available:
    • Four Years - Expire 2026: Three spots available
    • Four Year Alternate - Expires 2024: One Spot Available
    • One Year Youth - Expire 2024: One Spot Available
    • One Year Youth Alternate- Expire 2024: One Spot Available

Open Space and Trails Advisory Committee

This committee advises the City on amendments to the open space element of the master plan and makes recommendations to the city council regarding open space acquisition, use, and management, as well as trails and trail connections. Turn your passion for the trails into action that will help maintain and preserve Broomfield’s beloved open spaces.

  • Total of Eight Spots Available:
    • Four Years - Expire 2026: Four spots available
    • Four Year Alternate - Expires 2024: One Spot Available
    • Vacant Unexpired Terms - Expires 2024: One Spot Available
    • Two Year Youth - Expire 2024: One Spot Available
    • Two Year Youth Alternate- Expire 2024: One Spot Available

Personnel Merit Commission

This commission has final jurisdiction and authority to hear and determine appeals by any aggrieved employee who has been subject to disciplinary action of any kind.

  • Total of Five Spots Available
    • Four Years - Expire 2026: Two spots available
    • Four Year Alternate - Expires 2024: Three Spots Available

Parks Recreation and Senior Services Advisory Committee

This committee is tasked with advising the City Council on amendments to the parks and recreation portions of the Master Plan.

  • Total of Seven Spots Available:
    • Four Years - Expire 2026: Four spots available
    • Four Year Alternate - Expires 2024: One Spot Available
    • Two Year Youth - Expire 2024: One Spot Available
    • Two Year Youth Alternate- Expire 2024: One Spot Available

Land Use Review Commission

This commission is tasked with making land-use decisions and recommendations that are consistent with the policies and plans formally adopted by the City Council.

  • Total of Four Spots Available
    • Four Years - Expire 2026: Three spots available
    • Four Year Alternate - Expires 2024: One Spot Available

Neighborhood Board of Adjustment

This board is tasked with hearing requests for variances to the Zoning Code and appeals from decisions of the building official concerning application of the various building, mechanical, and similar housing and construction codes.

  • Total of Four Spots Available
    • Four Years - Expires 2026: Three spots available
    • Four Year Alternate - Expires 2024: One Spot Available

Local Licensing Authority

This authority is tasked with the authority to grant or to refuse for cause licenses for the sale of retail malt, vinous or spirituous liquors, or fermented malt beverages. The Authority hears appeals related to denial or revocation of solicitor licenses, ambulance licenses, short-term rental licenses, and food establishment licenses. 

  • Total of Three Spots Available
    • Four Years - Expires 2026: Two spots available
    • Four Year Alternate - Expires 2024: One Spot Available

Board of Equalization

Access information on board meetings, the abatement process, and the protest process.

  • Total of Three Spots Available
  • Four Years - Expires 2026: Two spots available
  • Four Year Alternate - Expires 2024: One Spot Available

Boards and Commissions Rosters

View a list of boards and commissions members and their term limits. Applications for open positions are available in January of each year with interviews occurring in February or March.