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Posted on: April 14, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Have a voice in Town government; board and commission applications due April 30

Picture of Town Hall for boards and commissions applications due April 30

Board and commission volunteers are a vital part of Town government. They study community issues, influence public policy and provide direction and recommendations to Town Council. Get involved and be a voice for the community. 

Every year in May, each board and commission has positions with terms that will expire. Additionally, incumbents must reapply if they are interested in continuing their service. 

The Town currently has several vacancies within its 11 boards and commissions. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Thursday, April 30. 

The boards and commissions that have vacancies are: 

  • Board of Adjustment (two vacancies)
  • Board of Building Appeals (two vacancies)
  • Castle Rock Water Commission (four vacancies)
  • Design Review Board (one vacancy) *must be a Downtown property owner
  • Election Commission (two vacancies) 
  • Historic Preservation Board (four vacancies)
  • Parks and Recreation Commission (four vacancies)
  • Planning Commission (three vacancies)
  • Public Art Commission (five vacancies)
  • Public Safety Commission (six vacancies)
  • Public Works Commission (three vacancies)

Candidates will be interviewed virtually between May 11-13 by a team that includes the Councilmember who is the liaison to the board or commission, Town staff and a current member of the board or commission. Recommendations for appointments are made to Town Council for formal approval, and terms begin June 1.

Most terms are two years unless otherwise noted. Most vacancies must be filled by Castle Rock residents. Applicants can apply for more than one board or commission; however, they can only be appointed to serve on one.

Applications are available at Submit applications to the Town Manager’s Office, 100 N. Wilcox St., or by email to

More information on current vacancies and the overview, purpose and responsibilities of each board and commission is available at

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