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 alternate – Five year term
  • At-Large alternate – Four year term (Subsequent terms will be for five years)
Community Development/Revenue Sharing Advisory Committee
  • District 3 - Term to expire March 15, 2020
Election Board
  • District 6 - Term to expire January 15, 2022
Planning Commission
  • At-Large - Term to expire September 15, 2022