Scottsdale has several openings on various commissions, and residents wanting to institute positive change are invited to apply to serve.

Volunteers are needed for six boards and commissions, which will be filled in May.

Openings are available on the Building Advisory Board of Appeals, Citizen’s Bond Oversight Committee, Human Relations Commission, Industrial Development Authority, Path and Trails Subcommittee and the Transportation Commission.

Information about the functions of these boards and commissions, as well as the application can be found at by searching “Boards and Commissions.”

To be considered, interested applicants must submit an online application by Monday, April 13. Submitted applications are valid for one year.

The City Council will review materials and nominate candidates from the applicant pool Tuesday, April 21. Individuals nominated will be interviewed by the City Council beginning at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 5, in the City Hall Kiva, 3939 N. Drinkwater Blvd. All board and commission members must comply with the city’s Ethics Code and attend training before serving.