Boards & Commissions

Committee / Commission Opportunities

The City of Fitchburg depends upon citizen participation and service.  Citizen volunteers play a vital role in the conduct of governmental affairs and provide an important element in achieving the goals of the city.  Please review the Complete List of Boards and Commissions, (select which committee you may be interested in) and it will provide you with the summary of duties.

If you would like to be considered to serve on one of Fitchburg's commission or committees, please complete a  Mayoral Appointment Application   Applications may be submitted for consideration at reappointment time or when vacancies occur.  They will remain on file until vacancy is filled.  When openings occur, the Mayor will consider and then submit to the Common Council for final approval.

General Criteria

  • Must be a resident of Fitchburg
  • Enthusiastic commitment to the betterment of the community
  • Oriented toward service to people and sensitive to their needs
  • Some knowledge and background in the areas of interest are advantageous, but not mandatory
  • Understanding of the relationship with the City Council and the role of being an extension of the council