Boards & Commissions Appointment

Appointments are made prior to the term expiration on any given board, commission or task force. The City Clerk's office will accept applications throughout the year for any board or commission.

Click here to view detailed information about each board, commission, and task force.

Applications & Submission Requirements

Interested citizens may apply for a board or commission utilizing either the online application page or by submitting a paper application.

Option 1: Apply Online

To apply for a board online, click here: COV Boards & Commissions Page

Click the blue "Apply for a Board" button. Complete the online application and click the green "submit" button. If your application was successfully submitted, you will receive a "Thank You For Applying" message.

If you need additional time to complete your online application, click the grey "save for later" button.

Option 2: Apply by Paper Application

Paper applications may be obtained in the city clerk's office or in PDF format below.

Please note: The universal paper application can be printed for applying for any board/commission position, with the exception of the Economic Diversification Commission which requires a different paper application.

Universal Boards and Commissions Application

Economic Diversification Commission Application

Please submit a completed paper application to the city clerk's office by email, by fax at (907) 835-2992, in person, or by mail to: City of Valdez

Attn: Deputy City Clerk
212 Chenega Avenue
P.O. Box 307
Valdez, AK 99686

City clerk's office staff will manually input paper application data into the electronic boards/commissions system on behalf of the applicant. Original paper applications will be kept on file.

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Current Vacancies 

Deadline to apply for a current vacancy is October 27, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. for appointment by City Council on November 4, 2020. Click here to view detailed information about each board, commission, and task force.

  • City Planning & Zoning Commission 

    • Two vacancies to each serve a full term expiring November 2023
  • City Permanent Fund Investment Committee 

    • One vacancy to serve a full term expiring November 2023
  • City Parks & Recreation Commission 

    • Two vacancies to each serve a full term expiring October 2023
  • Providence Valdez Medical Center Health Advisory Council 

    • One vacancy to serve a partial term expiring October 2022.

Upcoming Vacancies 

Deadline to apply for upcoming vacancies is TBD. Click here to view detailed information about each board, commission, and task force.

  • December 2020

    • No scheduled vacancies due to term expiration.

  • January 2021

    • Valdez Museum & Historical Archive Board of Directors

      • Four vacancies to each serve a full term expiring January 2024