Members of the public can participate in their local government by serving on city boards and commissions. Some hear appeals, advocate, provide expertise, receive public concerns and establish policies. The citizens who volunteer to serve on committees bring diverse skills and talents, new perspectives and, often, a strong interest in subject matter to their task.
Boards and commissions are important in that they enable citizens to participate in Marietta's government processes. Because governing bodies have many responsibilities, boards and committees are created to focus on special issues, activities or programs.
Application & Vacancies
If you are interested in serving on a board or commission, please submit an application to the City Clerk's Office. All applications are retained for one year. Your application will be reviewed if there is a vacancy on the board you selected.
Each group have their own structure, duties, and powers established by ordinance.