Advisory Board and Committee Openings

The Gainesville City Commission is pleased to receive applications for consideration to the following boards/committees. Applications from previous application cycles will not be considered; all applicants must submit an application during the current cycle. For information, please contact the City Clerk's Office in person (City Hall, 200 E. University Ave., first floor) or by telephone at 352-334-5015. Applications may be picked up and submitted in person or online.

City Residency Required

Applications must be received in the City Clerk's Office by 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. if applying online).

  • City Plan Board (1 full term ending Nov. 1, 2024)
  • Development Review Board (1 full term ending Nov. 1, 2024)
  • Historic Preservation Board (7 full terms ending June 1, 2023)
  • SHIP - Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (1 partial term ending July 1, 2022)
  • Wild Spaces, Public Places Citizen Oversight Board (1 full term ending Sept. 30, 2025)

City Residency Not Required

Applications must be received in the City Clerk's Office by 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. if applying online).

  • City Beautification Board (1 partial term ending November 1, 2022 and 1 full term ending Nov. 1, 2024)
  • Fire Safety Board of Adjustment (1 full term ending Nov. 1, 2024)
  • Gainesville Art In Public Places Trust (1 partial term ending Sept. 30, 2023)
  • Gainesville Community Reinvestment Area Advisory Board (6 partial terms ending Oct. 3, 2022)
  • Nature Centers Commission (2 full terms ending Nov. 1, 2024)
  • Public Recreation and Parks Board (1 partial term ending June 1, 2022, 1 partial term ending June 1, 2023)
  • Regional Transit System Advisory Board (1 full term ending Sept. 30, 2024)

Student Board Seats, City Residency Required

The student board seats end Sept. 30, 2022. Applications must be received in the City Clerk's Office by 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. if applying online).

  • Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Board
  • Gainesville Human Rights Board
  • Historic Preservation Board
  • Regional Transit System Advisory Board
  • Student Community Relations Advisory Board

Student Board Seats, City Residency Not Required

The student board seats end Sept. 30, 2022. Applications must be received in the City Clerk's Office by 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. if applying online).

  • City Advisory Committee for Community Dveleopment
  • City Beautification Board
  • Fire Safety Board of Adjustment
  • Gainesville Cultural Affairs Board
  • Nature Centers Commission
  • Public Recreation and Parks Board
  • Tree Advisory Board

Paper applications are available in the Office of the City Clerk for pick-up on the first floor of City Hall ( 200 E. University Ave.), or may be mailed to those requesting one. Please contact Kristen Bryant at 352-275-8307 or bryantk1@cityofgainesville.org.