City Commissions and Boards

Also see Meeting Calendar of City Boards and Commissions

Open Positions for All Boards and Commissions

Each year, the mayor appoints new members to the city's boards and commissions. If you are interested in being considered for one of these positions,

1. Please review the information (above) about the boards and commissions and

2. Fill out our online application or

3. Print out the application (pdf) and mail in.

General Information for All Boards and Commissions

Members shall be resident electors of the City of Cortland.

The terms for all members of boards and commissions shall be staggered so that new or reappointments are made each year and the numbers of members appointed each year are as close to equal as possible.

The adoption of any measure or resolution being voted upon by any City of Cortland board or commission shall require the affirmative vote of at least a majority of all the board or commission members present at a properly called meeting.