Boards & Commissions Application
Applying to serve on a Wyandotte County Board or Commission is a great way to get involved!
Becoming a member of a board or commission is an excellent way to take an active role in the decision-making process of city government. It offers citizens an opportunity to provide personal and professional knowledge in a meaningful and impactful way.
The UG has several advisory boards and commissions comprised of citizens from within the community who volunteer their time, making real impact. All appointments are made to specific terms ranging from 2 to 4 years, these terms are prescribed by state statue, ordinance or resolution.
Many boards have members appointed directly by the UG Board of Commissioners. This is were you apply to be considered for Commissioner appointments.
How to Apply to Serve on a Board
First, choose the board you want to apply to become a part of. Check out all the Board and Commissions you can apply for here.
Then apply in the way that works for you.
Applying online is quick and easy. We just need you to answer a few questions.
Apply by Mail
If you prefer to submit your application by mail, simply print off the Boards and Commissions Application and mail it to Attn: Boards & Commission Applications 701 N 7th St, Ste 945, Kansas City, KS 66101
What Happens Next?
Once your application is received, it will be reviewed by Commission staff and routed to the correct Commissioner for review and possible appointment.
The citizens' names recommended for appointment will be presented to the Board of Commissioners for a final vote.
If you are appointed to a Board you will be notified via email by the Commission Liaison who will provide details on the orientation program (date, time and location) as well as information about specific board/commission you are appointed.
We are so excited that you are choosing to get involved!
Let your voice be heard
Individuals may present issues to any of the UG boards & commissions, as most provide opportunities for public comment during meetings. Find out more about how to engage with a board or commission HERE
Engage with the Board of Commissioners
The Board or Commissioners is the elected governing body. If you would like to attend, speak or provide comment at a Board of Commissioners meeting you can find out everything you need to know HERE