Responsibilities regarding City boards and commissions are split between the City Clerk’s Office and the
Mayor’s Office. The City Clerk's Office is responsible for maintaining the rosters of City boards and commissions and an up to date calendar of meetings. The Mayor’s Office is responsible for managing the application and appointment process.
The links below provide regarding City boards and commissions including, meeting schedules, meeting agendas & minutes, a list of vacancies and the online application form for service on City boards and commissions.
Boards and Commissions Application
The Mayor and City Council appoint over 250 members of the community to serve on boards, commissions, and committees. Although the requirement for appointment to each of the dozens of different boards, commissions, or committees can vary significantly, all appointments begin with identifying a vacancy and completing the online application process.
Information About Boards and Commissions
Boards and Commissions List
For a description of each board, commission, or committee along with rosters of members and contact information, view the list of all boards, commissions and committees.
Meeting Schedules for City Boards and Commissions
With over 500 meetings scheduled a year, the Boards and Commissions Calendar is the best way to stay informed about when and where public meetings take place.
Overwhelmingly, City boards, commissions, and committees use Legistar for document and meeting management responsibilities. This software allows participating boards, commissions, and committees to post agendas and minutes online.
The City of Ann Arbor utilizes an automatic alert feature allowing members of the public a simple way to keep informed about meetings of boards, commissions, and committees. Alerts inform subscribers when recording secretaries add or update information in the Legistar database and the alert email provides some information about the meeting with a direct link to full meeting details.
Televised Boards and Commissions Meetings
Watch Meeting Videos and Live Streams
Schedule of Televised Meetings
Consult the Boards and Commissions Calendar for an up to date listing of City boards, commissions, and committees.
The table below provides a quick reference to the days and times of regular meetings of regularly televised boards and commissions.
Other Government Meetings in Ann Arbor
Follow the links below to find information about some other government bodies that meet in Ann Arbor.