City of Dubuque News Releases

Applicants Sought for City Boards and Commissions

Trish L. Gleason
Assistant City Clerk

Aug. 24, 2017 -- For Immediate Release

DUBUQUE, Iowa – The City of Dubuque’s volunteer board and commission members provide a valuable link to the community and to the various interests within it.  They assist in the development of policy recommendations to the City Council, provide leadership and support to City staff, promote the City and its programs, and provide expertise in specialized areas.

Volunteers are needed for current and upcoming vacancies on the following boards and commissions:
  • Airport Zoning Board of Adjustment
  • Airport Zoning Commission
  • Building Code and Advisory Appeals Board (ADA Representative, Journeyman Carpenter)
  • Cable TV
  • Dubuque Community and Police Relations Committee
  • Electrical Code Board
  • Housing Commission
  • Human Rights Commission
  • Long Range Planning Advisory Commission
  • Mississippi River Partnership Council
  • Sister City Relationships Advisory Commission
  • Transit Advisory Board
  •  Zoning Advisory Commission
Applications can be printed or submitted online from or through the City Clerk’s Office.   Applications can be submitted at any time for all boards and commissions and are activated as positions become available.  Applications remain on file for one year from the date they are submitted. Some positions may require specific applicant qualifications or compliance with the State of Iowa Gender Balance Law.

To apply online or view a complete list of boards and commissions, descriptions, terms and meeting information, please visit or contact the City Clerk’s Office at 563-589-4120 or   

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