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Boards, Committees, Commissions
Boards, Committees, & Commissions Information

The City of Newark relies on an engaged citizenry to assist with many aspects of governing our City, guiding decision making processes and providing avenues for appeals of decisions, through a system of boards and commissions that are appointed by the Mayor and City Council.

Please click here for a complete list of all boards, committees, and commissions, including information about the purpose and current membership of each of these bodies.

If you are interested in serving on a board, committee, or commission, please complete the application here or contact the city secretary’s office at (302) 366-7000 for more information. Vacancies, if and when they occur, will be posted on this page.


Open Boards and Commissions Positions

Board of Building, Fire, Property Maintenance and Sidewalk Appeals

  • At-Large member – Four year term to expire 2020 (Subsequent terms will be for five years)
  • At-Large member – Three year term to expire 2019 (Subsequent terms will be for five years)
  • At-Large member – Two year term to expire 2018 (Subsequent terms will be for five years)
  • At-Large member – One year term to expire 2017 (Subsequent terms will be for five years)
  • At-Large alternate – Five year term to expire 2021
  • At-Large alternate – Four year term to expire 2020 (Subsequent terms will be for five years)