Board & Committee Openings

The Town of Colchester has openings for volunteers on the following boards and commissions:

  • Board of Ethics
    • 2 vacancies
    • 3 year term that begins October 1st and ends September 30th
    • Meets on an as-needed basis
  • Cemetery Advisory Committee
    • 1 vacancy
    • 1-year term
    • Begins March 1st and ends February 28th
    • Meets on an as needed basis, usually in the morning, at the Town Offices.
  • Governance Committee
    • 2+ vacancies, no term
    • Meets as needed, usually in the morning.
    • The Colchester Select Board and Heritage Project charged the Governance Committee with 3 primary fields of investigation:
      • Rewriting and/or updating the Town Charter
      • Examining structural, operational and regional options to optimize the accountability, transparency, effectiveness and cost of Colchester's government and public services
      • Methods of improving citizen participation and investment in municipal governance
  • Planning Commission
    • One vacancy
    • Applications are now being accepted for the Colchester Planning Commission.
    • Term is 2 years, beginning on October 1st and ending September 30th.
    • Applicants must attend 2 meetings to qualify for appointment.
    • Meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 7:00 PM at the Colchester Town Offices on Blakely Road, in the Outer Bay Conference Room.
  • Recreation Advisory Board
    • Two vacancies
    • Applications are now being accepted for the Recreation Advisory Board.
    • Meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7 AM in the Champlain Room at the Colchester Town Offices on Blakely Road.

    Applications may be picked up at the Town Office at 781 Blakely Road or download the form here. For further information email Linda Gustainis.