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The city of Apache Junction is seeking applicants for
various boards and commissions. Serving on a board or commission provides an
opportunity to work closely with other citizens and the city council to help
make decisions about the future of the city.
Board and commission members are appointed by council after
submission of an application and a council interview during a work session
meeting. Appointments are unpaid and serve a fixed term (terms vary by board
The following is a list of current vacancies and the term
§ Board of Adjustment 3-year terms
Construction Code Board of Appeals 2-year terms
Health and Human Services Commission 3-year terms
Library Board 3-year
Municipal Property Corporation Board 3-year
Parks and Recreation Commission 3-year terms
Planning and Zoning Commission 3-year terms
Public Safety Personnel Retirement Board 4-year terms
The new Arts Commission will also have openings soon.
All appointments require residency within the city of Apache
Junction with the exception of the Construction Code Board of Appeals and the
Health and Human Services Commission. While it is helpful if you have some
experience or knowledge about the board or commission on which you wish to
serve, the desire to contribute your talents, ideas and opinions to enhance the
community is most important. Time commitments vary based on the specific
appointment; some meet monthly while others meet on an as-needed basis.
Applications must be submitted online by Friday, Sept. 6 and
can be found at www.ajcity.net/boards. Additional information on the city’s boards and commissions is also available online. For those who do not have access to a computer, applications can be submitted online using a public computer available at the Apache Junction Public Library, 1177 N. Idaho Rd. Candidates will be interviewed and appointed at council meetings in September and October. For additional information or assistance please contact the city manager’s office at (480) 474-5066.