Application for Appointment

Our City has the positive and meaningful impact when our citizens take their rightful place at the leadership tables. Serving on a board or commission is a significant way to participate in civic life. 

There are many boards needing your help by studying the topics, listening to others, offering ideas, helping guide City programs and services, and contributing to decisions affecting our great community.

Review the boards and commissions listed on the left to identify those of special relevance to your area of interest. Be a voice, make a difference, and be proud to serve your neighbors and contribute to the future of Hutchinson!

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Our Commitment to Diversity

It is the policy of the City of Hutchinson to assure equal opportunity for all citizens to participate on City boards and commissions. The City is strengthened by diverse representation on City boards and commissions. To this end the City encourages all persons, regardless of race, sex, religion, color, age, national origin, ancestry, or disability to serve on city boards or commissions. The City will actively seek interest statements from groups and individuals who may have been under represented in the past in City appointments and will consider under representation in making future appointments.

Appointment Procedure

Nominations are made to the Mayor by the board or commission, or by the staff liaison in the absence of a nomination. Applicants must complete and sign an Application for Appointment in order to be considered. The applicant must also provide in writing a statement of interest and qualifications, and identify any potential conflicts of interest regarding matters that may come before the specific board or commission. No appointment is official until such time the Mayor makes a recommendation and consent of the Governing Body is given through an affirmative vote, which will be confirmed by letter from the City Manager.

For more information or to request alternative formats of materials listed on this website, contact the City Manager's Office at 620-694-2641 or TDD - Kansas Relay Center 7-1-1.