To be considered a candidate for a City of Brighton board or commission, please complete an 
application and return it via email or to the City Clerk’s Office at:
500 S. 4th Ave.
Brighton, CO 80601

If you have any questions, please call City Clerk Natalie Hoel at 303-655-2056. Qualified candidates may be invited to interview with City Council for appointment to the board or commission.

Current Vacancies

The Planning Commission has an opening for one (1) Ward 1 member, one (1) Ward 4 member and one (1) Ward 2 member at this time. The Board meets at 6:00 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at City Hall.

The Board of Appeals has openings at this time. Members of this board are qualified by experience related to the construction industry and are trained to rule or review upon matters pertaining to building construction. The Board of Appeals meets at need to determine the suitability of alternate materials and methods of construction, acts on appeals for the city’s construction codes (building, mechanical, plumbing and electrical codes) and for Property Maintenance Codes. Brighton staff representatives are present to facilitate, including the Chief Building Official and a permit technician acting as the Board Secretary. Meetings are held at Brighton City Hall, 500 South 4th Ave.

The Historic Preservation Commission has an opening for one (1) Alternate member at this time. At least 40% of commission members shall be professionals in preservation related discipline such as architecture, landscape architecture, architectural history, archaeology, history, planning, American studies, American civilization, cultural geography or cultural anthropology. Recognizing that professionals may not be available in some communities, this requirement can be waived if the local government makes a good faith effort to recruit professionals and demonstrates that it is capable of carrying out commission responsibilities. The Board meets on the second Thursday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at Historic City Hall.

The Lodging Tax Advisory Committee has an opening for one (1) Alternate member at this time. The Board meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 11:30 a.m. at Brighton City Hall.

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board has an opening for 1 (1) Alternate member at this time (must not be from Ward 3). The Board meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the Recreation Center.