City of Springfield, Illinois

James O. Langfelder - Mayor

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Boards and Commissions

The following are Boards and Commissions that are operated by the City of Springfield, in addition to committees that the Mayor may appoint an individual or individuals to on behalf of the City.

The City is proud to host and partner with numerous Boards and Commissions as away for our residents to take part in issues and matters affecting our community. These positions are voluntary; positions are appointed by the Mayor; and to be eligible to participate, individuals must live in the city limits of Springfield.

If you would like to be considered for an appointment to any of the Boards or Commissions listed below, please email the Mayor’s Office below with your contact information, the Board or Commission you are interested in, and attach a copy of your resume. Openings may not be available at the time you apply. However, you will receive confirmation from the Mayor’s Office of receipt of your resume. If you would like to contact the Mayor’s Office regarding the Boards and Commissions, please call 217.789.2200 and ask to speak with Deputy Mayor, Bonnie Drew.

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You can also find a calendar with all of the currently scheduled board meetings below.
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Airport Authority

7 member board with five-year term; four appointed by the Mayor and three appointed by the...

Bicycle Advisory Council

Shall consist of nine members appointed by the Mayor and subordinate to the executive assi...

Building Code Board Of Appeals

The Board of appeals shall consist of five members who are qualified by exp. and training ...

City Of Springfield Retired Employees Advisory Commission

To educate and advise Mayor and City Council on issues that affect City of Springfield ret...

Civil Service Commission

7 member board with three-year term appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of ...

Commission On International Visitors

Commission consist of a 18 member board with three-year term; appointed by the Mayor with ...

Community Relations Commission

Commission consists of 11 board members serving a three-year term and not more than two su...

Electrical Commission

Commission consist of a 7 member board with five-year term; appointed by the Mayor with th...

Fire Pension Fund Board Of Trustees

5 member board. The mayor or president of the board of trustees of the municipality must a...

Foreign Fire Insurance Board

Chapter 34,section 34.40 / 65 ILCS 5/11-10-2 The board consist of seven members who serve ...

Historic Sites Commission

Commission consist of a 15 member board with three-year term; appointed by the Executive A...

Lincoln Library Board Of Trustees

Board consist of a 9 member board with three-year term; appointed by the Mayor with the ad...

Local Liquor Control Commission

Commission consist of 3 Deputy Liquor Control Commissioners appointed by the Mayor ‘Liquor...

Mechanical Commission

Chapter 173, article III, sect 173.12.09 Commission consist of a 5 member board with five-...

Mid-Illinois Medical District Commission

Mid-Illinois Medical District Commission shall consist of the following members: 4 members...

Municipal Band Commission

The commission shall be subordinate to the executive assistant to the mayor for the purpos...

Oak Ridge Cemetery Board

Board of Managers of Oak Ridge Cemetery. Consist of a 5 member board with three-year term;...

Police Community Review Commission

Commission consists of 7 members for the term of two years. Four members shall serve an in...

Sangamon County Board Of Health

Pursuant to an intergovernmental agreement combining the Springfield Office of Public Heal...

Senior Citizen Commission

Commission consist of a 11 member board with three-year term; appointed by the Mayor with ...

Springfield Disabilities Commission

The commission consist of a 9 member board with 4 year terms to be appointed by the mayor ...

Springfield Economic Development Commission

The commission shall consist of seven members to be appointed by the Mayor with the advice...

Springfield Housing Authority

5 member board with five-year term; appointed by the Mayor

Springfield Planning And Zoning Commission

The commission shall be subordinate to the executive assistant to the mayor for the purpos...

Springfield Police Pension Fund

Five member board with two-year term: two appointed by the Mayor, two elected by the activ...

Springfield/Sangamon County Regional Planning Commission

17 member board (www.sscrpc.com), including the Mayor and two alderman that have terms cot...

Veterans Advisory Council

Veterans ADVISORY council which shall be subordinate to the office of the mayor. Council s...