Boards, Commissions, and Committees

The Town of Frederick Board of Trustees invites residents of the Town of Frederick to participate on Boards, Commissions, and Committees to help guide the community in areas such as planning, art in public places, historic preservation, events, parks and open space, and youth.  These groups serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of Trustees and/or staff.  The Town of Frederick greatly appreciates the efforts of citizen volunteers. This includes studying special community issues, obtaining public comment on key projects, and offering recommendations to the Board of Trustees on any number of matters. 

Commissioners are appointed by the Board of Trustees and the commission structure provides an excellent opportunity to gain community input in policy-making for the Town of Frederick.

Each commission is staffed by at least one designated member of the town's professional staff. That staff member is responsible for overseeing and maintaining membership on the respective commission. 

The Town of Frederick has the following Boards, Commissions, and Committees.

  • Building Appeals Board
  • Frederick Arts Committee
  • Historic Preservation Committee
  • Parks, Open Space, and Trails Commission
  • Planning Commission
  • Frederick Urban Renewal Authority
  • Scholarship Committee 
Who Can Apply?
  • Residents of the Town of Frederick
What do I need to include in my application?
  • Complete the Online Application
  • An applicant may choose to provide a letter of interest and/or resume
Are there any restrictions?
  • Members may not have direct or indirect financial or economic interest in any business or undertaking that may have business before the Board/Commission/Committee for which the applicant is applying.
How do I submit my materials?
When does the Board consider applications?
  • Biannually - Generally in May and October
Is there an interview process?
  • Applicants are required to attend an interview with representative(s) from the Board. Interviews are scheduled in May and October of each year.
  • Fall 2022 applicants are required to attend an interview with representative(s) from the Board on Wednesday, November 16 from 5 pm to 8 pm (applicants will be provided a timeslot).
What is the process of appointment?
  • The interview panelists will make a recommendation to the Board of Trustees following interviews.  The recommended applicant(s) will be invited to an upcoming Board meeting for appointment by the Board of Trustees.
If you have any questions regarding Boards, Commissions, or Committees, or would like information about agendas and/or minutes, please contact the Town Clerk's Office at 720.382.5500.