How to join a board or commission


  • You must be a Fairfax resident (except for the Open Space and Volunteer Board, which require residency within the 94930 zip code area).
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
    • There are youth memberships available for persons under the age of 18.
  • Applicants are expected to attend at least one meeting of the committee to which they are applying.

Application and Appointment Process

  1. Attend a meeting of the committee you are interested in.
  2. Complete and submit an application..
  3. Interview -  applicants are interviewed by the Town Council at a special meeting. Appointments are made by a formal vote of the Council.
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