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 Office of the Clerk of the Commission 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 Office of the Clerk of the Commission by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 (11:59 p.m. if applying online).

  • City Plan Board (4 full terms ending Nov. 1, 2023)
  • Development Review Board (1 full term ending Nov. 1, 2023, 1 student term ending Sept. 30, 2021)
  • Gainesville Human Rights Board (1 student term ending Sept. 20, 2021)
  • Historic Preservation Board (1 student term ending Sept. 20, 2021)
  • SHIP - Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (10 full terms ending July 1, 2022)
  • Student Community Relations Board (3 voting student full terms ending Sept. 30, 2021, 1 voting non-student full term ending Sept. 30, 2022, 1 student term ending Sept. 30, 2021)

City Residency Not Required

Applications must be received in the Office of the Clerk of the Commission by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020 (11:59 p.m. if applying online).

  • Citizens' Advisory Committee for Community Development (5 full terms ending Nov. 1, 2023, 1 student term ending Sept. 30, 2021)
  • City Beautification Board (2 full terms ending Nov. 1, 2023, 1 student term ending Sept. 30, 2021)
  • Fire Safety Board of Adjustment (1 full term ending Nov. 1, 2022, 1 student term ending Sept. 30, 2021)
  • Gainesville Art in Public Places Trust (1 full term ending Sept. 30, 2023)
  • Gainesville Cultural Affairs Board (3 full term ending Sept. 30, 2023, 1 student term ending Sept. 30, 2021)
  • Nature Centers Commissions (4 full terms ending Nov. 1, 2023, 1 student term ending Sept. 30, 2021)
  • Public Recreation Parks Board (1 student term ending Sept. 30, 2021)
  • Tree Advisory Board (1 student term ending Sept. 30, 2021)

While City Hall is closed to the public, paper applications can be mailed to those requesting one. Please contact Kristen Bryant at 352-275-8307 or email bryantk1@cityofgainesville.org.