Scottsdale residents sought for local boards, commissions

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Scottsdale residents are invited to apply for volunteer positions on 12 city boards and commissions.

Openings exist on the:

  • Airport Advisory Commission
  • Board of Adjustment
  • Building Advisory Board of Appeals
  • Environmental Quality Advisory Board
  • Historic Preservation Commission
  • Human Relations Commission
  • Judicial Appointments Advisory Board
  • Loss Trust Fund Board
  • McDowell Sonoran Preserve Commission
  • Parks & Recreation Commission
  • Personnel Board
  • Tourism Development Commission

Information about the functions of these boards and commissions as well as the application can be found on the city’s website at

The positions will be filled in February. Applications should be submitted by Friday, Jan. 30, to give Council members adequate time for review.

The application form, which is valid for one year, can also be e-mailed to interested residents who call 480-312-7977, or may be picked up in the City Clerk’s office in City Hall, 3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd.

City Council will nominate from the applicant pool Feb. 3. Those nominated will be interviewed Feb. 17 at a City Council meeting.

Following the interviews, the council will appoint residents to three-year terms. All board and commission members must comply with the city’s ethics code.

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