Mayor Martin is currently accepting applications from residents interested in serving on a City Board or Commission. All registered Democrats, Republican, other parties and unaffiliated voters are eligible to apply. There may be party restrictions for some positions due to state statutory requirements.
To apply for a Stamford Board or Commission, please fill out the online application form.
The following Boards and Commissions are currently accepting applications: (8/7/19)
- Arts and Culture Commission
- Board of Assessment Appeals
- Board of Ethics
- Economic Development Commission/ Urban Redevelopment Commission
- Environmental Protection Board
- Golf Commissions ( E Gaynor Brennan)
- Harbor Management Commission
- Historic Preservation Commission
- Patriotic and Special Events Commission
- Personnel Commission
- Social Services Commission
- Golf Authority (Sterling)
- Transit District
- Zoning Board
- Zoning Board of Appeals
About Boards & Commissions in the City of Stamford
The purpose of the Boards, Commissions and Authorities is to research and formulate policy related to the operation of the various units of the municipal government and the agencies which work in collaboration with the City and receive City money for their operations.
Various Boards and Commissions are described within the City Charter. Other agencies exist that also guide policy for the operation of Stamford's government and its various departments and affiliates.
Appointment to Boards & Commissions
The Mayor submits to the Board of Representatives nominations of members to each appointive Board, Commission or other similar appointive position, to fill each vacancy where a term of office has expired. The Mayor also submits to the Board of Representatives nominations of alternate members of the Planning Board, the Zoning Board and the Zoning Board of Appeals to fill any vacancies on a "panel of alternates" where an alternate member's term of office has expired. No nomination made by the Mayor is effective until approved by the Board of Representatives.
Find Out More
For more details on the Boards & Commissions of the City of Stamford, to access the Boards & Commissions Document Archive, or if you are interested in serving on a Board or Commission, please click on the appropriate links below: