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Seeking Applications for Various City Board seats!

by Katelyn Zeits
Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Are you passionate about City parks, human rights, or preserving the history of our City or know someone who is?

The City welcomes and encourages your active participation by serving on a Commission-appointed Board. The City is seeking volunteers for a variety of Boards. Join other Board volunteer members in shaping policy initiatives and services affecting the community. The City welcomes and encourages your active participation by serving!

The following Boards have positions with expiring terms:

  • Parks and Recreation Commission
  • Arts Commission 
  • Art Selection Panel
  • Human Rights Commission
  • Historic Districts Commission
  • Board of Zoning Appeals
  • Board of Tax Review
  • City of Traverse City and Charter Township of Garfield Recreational Authority Board

Thank you for your interest in serving on one of Traverse City’s Boards! As a potential Board member, you will serve as an ambassador to the community, helping our City Commission move forward with services affecting the community. No matter your interests, we have a Board to fit your passion. All Boards help us build a great community together.

For more information on these Boards and other City Boards, or to find our “Application to Become Involved, please visit

If you are interested in serving, please submit your application to the City Clerk’s Office by Friday, May 11, 2018 in person at 400 Boardman Ave., or by email:

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for all Boards and are kept on file for a period of one year; applicants must not be in default to the City.