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Get Involved and Make a Difference in Your Community Be a Volunteer!

by Katelyn Zeits
Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Are you passionate about your City and have a desire to give back?

The City welcomes your active participation on a volunteer City board. Join other volunteers in shaping policy initiatives and services affecting your community!  

The City is seeking applications for the following boards: 

  • Board of Zoning Appeals – Regular and Alternate Members
  • Election Commission
  • Historic Districts Commission
  • Brownfield Redevelopment Authority
  • Traverse Area District Library
  • Planning Commission
  • Downtown Development Authority Board 

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 at your earliest convenience by email: or by dropping your application packet in the red drop box in front of the Governmental Center.