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Posted on: March 20, 2023

[ARCHIVED] The City of Carbondale has openings on various Boards and Commissions!

Join A City Board or Commission (2)

The City of Carbondale has openings on various Boards and Commissions! This is a great opportunity to get involved and make a difference in your community. Take a look at the openings below and apply today! (For meeting frequency, a list of current members, and previous agendas and minutes, follow the hyperlink for each board or commission.) 

Planning Commission - The Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals is responsible for promoting the Comprehensive Plan, recommending to the Council amendment changes, supplements or repeals to the zoning ordinance, and other matters related to development in Carbondale and more.

  • 2 Openings (general public)

Preservation Commission- The Preservation Commission is responsible for investigating and recommending to the City Council the adoption of ordinances designating certain properties as preservation and historic districts and reviewing applications for properties under construction or demolition that reside within designated historic districts.

  • 2 Openings (general public) 

Liquor Advisory Board - The Liquor Advisory Board is responsible for reviewing all liquor license applications, meeting with applicants to discuss liquor licenses, and more. 

  • 3 Openings (1 Ex-officio who currently holds a liquor license in Carbondale, 2 SIU Students, and 1 general public opening)  

Human Relations Commission - The Human Relations Commission advises the City Council on problems among individuals and groups within the community regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, or economic or educational status. 

  • 1 Opening (general public)

Personnel Board - The Personnel Board is responsible for receiving appeals submitted by City employees, compiling a written statement of facts, findings and recommendations to the City Manager for each appeal, and making recommendations for revised employee rules and regulations.

  • 1 Opening (general public)  

Board of Fire and Police Commissioners - The Board of Fire & Police Commissioners is responsible for administering entry-level police and fire examinations, promotional police and fire examinations, and more.

  • 1 Opening (general public)

To be considered for a board or commission, please email a short biography and a Letter of Intent indicating the specific board or commission you desire to serve to


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