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.

Audit Committee - City Residency Not Required

Applications must be received in the City Clerk's Office by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, 2021 (11:59 p.m. if applying online).

Internal auditing is the cornerstone of public sector governance by providing independent and objective services to help the City achieve intended results, accountability and integrity, improve operations, and instill confidence among neighbors and stakeholders. More information about this appointment, including position information, minimum qualifications and the application timeline are available for viewing.

City Residency Required

Applications must be received in the City Clerk's Office by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 (11:59 p.m. if applying online).

  • Historic Preservation Board (3 full terms ending in 3 years; 3 partial terms ending in 2 years; 2 partial terms ending in 1 year)
  • Police Advisory Council (1 partial term ending Jan. 21, 2023)

City Residency Not Required

Applications must be received in the City Clerk's Office by 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 (11:59 p.m. if applying online).

  • Fire Safety Board of Adjustment (1 full term ending Nov. 1, 2024)
  • Gainesville Human Rights Board (1 partial term ending Feb. 22, 2022)
  • Nature Centers Commission (2 full terms ending Nov. 1, 2024)
  • Public Recreation and Parks Board (1 partial term ending June 1, 2022)

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. Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 (11:59 p.m. if applying online).

  • Historic Preservation Board
  • Regional Transit System 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. 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 (11:59 p.m. if applying online).

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