Boards, Commissions, & Committees

Overview 

Lafayette residents can volunteer to help guide the City by serving on boards, commissions, and committees. Each group studies information in specific areas and make recommendations to the City Council on issues within their area of expertise. 

Agendas & Minutes

  1. Join a Board!
  2. Details & Vacancies
  3. Contact

Eligibility

  • Resident of the City of Lafayette for at least 12 months (prior to appointment)
  • Registered voter

Exceptions: individuals under eighteen who have been residents of the city for at least one year or who attend a middle or high school located in the city, may be appointed to the Youth Advisory Committee (LYAC). There is also no residency requirement to serve on the Lafayette Urban Renewal Authority.

About the Process

  • New openings are posted on the board’s web pages, advertised in both City and Volunteer news categories, and shown at the bottom of this page.
  • Applicants apply online or via a paper or emailed application. Selected applicants will be invited by the nominating committee to interview. City Council affirms the selections.
  • All information provided by candidates is subject to the Colorado Open Records Act. As of June 2017, the City of Lafayette posts online portions of candidate applications (with personal information deleted) after the deadline for a position has passed. (Exception: applicant information for the Youth Advisory Committee will not be posted.)
  • View redacted candidate information for recent positions 

Other Opportunities

  • There are many ways for adults and teens to get involved apart from serving on a board, commission, or committee. Please visit the City of Lafayette Volunteer page for more opportunities.