Boards & Commissions

About the Boards & Commissions

Board & Committee Openings

Find openings for volunteers on Boards and Commissions and information about how to apply to volunteer for the Town.

Board of Ethics

There are no regular meetings for this board, but it does meet occasionally when an ethics-related issue comes up. 

Cemetery Advisory Committee

This committee advises the Staff and Select Board on the proper operation of the Town's Cemeteries, activities and properties.

Colchester School Board (Elected Board)

Find out who serves on the Colchester school board and what their duties entail.

Get Engaged

The Town of Colchester wants Colchester High School students, grades 10-12, to Get Engaged! Students who are Colchester residents are eligible to be on a board or commission for a term of one year. Students will work with a board/commission member who will act as a mentor. This can count towards the student's required volunteer work. Click the link to learn more about this opportunity and to apply.

Library Board of Trustees (Members are Elected) 

The library trustees hire and oversee the director and with the library director to determine policy,

Planning Commission

The Colchester Planning Commission is charged with overseeing revisions to the Zoning Regulations, undertaking planning studies, and updating the Town Plan.

Recreation Advisory Board

Members advise the director of the Parks and Recreation Department in the development and management of recreational facilities and programs to serve the citizens of Colchester.

Selectboard (Members are Elected)

Find who serves on the Town's Selectboard and details about board meetings.

Board of Civil Authority (Members are Elected)

These are the Justices of the Peace.