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City Council Now Accepting Applications
for 2020 Board and Commission Vacancies

2020 Vacancies

Board of Adjustment (3)
Building Code Board of Appeals (2)
Business Retention & Development Committee (4)
Cultural Council (3)
Historic Preservation Commission (3)
Historical Commission (5)
Local Licensing Authority (1)
Open Space Advisory Board (4)
Parks & Public Landscape Advisory Board (3)
Planning Commission (4)
Recreation Advisory Board (3)
Revitalization Commission (3)
Sustainability Advisory Board (3)


If you have questions about a board, its responsibilities and duties, and meeting times, please visit that board's page by clicking on
its name in the list on the left navigation bar.

If you have questions about the
application process please contact
Meredyth Muth at 303.335.4536 .

Application deadline is 4 PM, November 1, 2019.


Application Process:

  • Applicants must submit a general application and also a supplemental questionnaire for each board to which you are applying. You may apply to as many boards as you wish.

  • Not all appointments will require a City Council interview. However, if you are chosen for an interview they are tentatively scheduled for the evenings of December 11 & 12, 5:30 – 10:00 PM. Please be available either in person or by phone.

  • You must be a Louisville resident to serve on all Board or Commissions except for the Business Retention and Development Committee where you must be a resident OR own or work for a local business.
  • City employees may not serve on boards or commissions.


Applicants must submit both 1) general application and 2) a supplemental questionnaire for  each board to which you are applying. Applications and questionnaires are available both in a form you can complete by hand and as a document you can complete electronically. We suggest you download the form to your computer prior to completing it. If completing the form on a Mac, please print the form to pdf rather than just save it from Preview. This helps ensure the pdf comes through complete on a Windows machine on our end.

Electronic Forms:

 Complete by hand:

For additional information about the application process, please contact Meredyth Muth (303.335.4536).

Please contact Mandy Perera (303.335.4902) for information about applying to the Youth Advisory Board.

Please visit the board and commission pages for additional information regarding the role of each board, its duties, and meeting times.

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