City of Mesa Seeking Applicants for Advisory Boards and Committees

March 15, 2022 at 8:52 am

Mesa residents are invited and encouraged to participate in the process of local government by serving on the City's volunteer advisory boards and committees. The City of Mesa seeks the knowledge, expertise, and experience of its residents to advise, inform and make recommendations to City leadership and City Council on a variety of policies and services.

Recruitment for advisory boards and committees is ongoing; all appointments of applicants to the boards are recommended by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. Current openings are listed below. Applications for all advisory boards and committees, including those not listed below, are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.

The Building Board of Appeals hears appeals to determinations made by the Building Safety Director and/or the Fire Marshal; decides on reasonable interpretations of the Building Regulations and Chapter 2 of the Fire Regulations; determines the suitability of alternate materials and alternate methods of construction; and recommends changes to the various building and fire codes.

Currently seeking applicants for:
Homebuilding/1&2 Dwelling Units representative (1)
Electrical Contractor/Engineer (1)
Fire Fighting or Fire Protection Techniques/Engineer (1)

The Historic Preservation Board makes recommendations to the Downtown Development Committee, the Planning & Zoning Board, the Board of Adjustments, the Zoning Administrator and City Council. The HPB also makes recommendations to the City Council regarding public policy development for the preservation of historic resources through the City. Currently seeking applicants for a community representative (1).

The Merit System Board meets on an as-needed basis and makes recommendations to the City Manager concerning Personnel Rules. Currently seeking applicants for a vacancy and to replace those whose terms are ending (2).

The Museum and Cultural Advisory Board (MCAB) advises City Council on policies related to arts and cultural facilities and services, and on policies related to public art. The MCAB also makes recommendations on fees and charges, attends events and advocates on behalf of arts and culture. Currently seeking applicants for a community representative (1).

The Transportation Advisory Board makes recommendations concerning traffic and transportation matters to the City Council. Currently seeking applicants for community representatives (2).

Unless otherwise noted, the term of service is three years. For more information about boards and committees and to apply, go to

Contact: Casey Blake