City of Framingham Seeking Applicants For Boards, Committees, & Commissions

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FRAMINGHAM – Applications are now being accepted for seats on a variety of municipal boards and
committees, which have opened due to the establishment of new commissions, member resignations,
and term expirations.

These open seats are an opportunity for residents to bring their perspectives and expertise to
conversations that help determine the city’s policies and programs. Especially encouraged are applicants
who are culturally, ethnically, linguistically and socioeconomically diverse.

“We are consciously working to make our three dozen municipal boards and commissions reflect the
makeup of our community,” said Mayor Charlie Sisitsky. “We can learn valuable insight from each other’s

Two new committees were created last year by ratification of the City Council to focus on issues not
currently addressed by the established boards and commissions.

The mayor is looking to fill all seven seats for the new Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Trails Committee and all 11 seats on the Women, Children, and Families Committee.

Among the long-established entities with current vacancies are the Agricultural Advisory Committee,
Cultural Council, Historic District Commission, Recodification and Ordinances Committee, Human Relations Commission, and Planning Board.

A full list of all entities, and the number of vacancies, can be found at

Prospective members are encouraged to attend a meeting of their preferred board to familiarize
themselves with its duties.

Candidates can apply online at, or send a completed application,
along with a resume to the City’s Citizen Participation Officer, Keziah Franca,


email: call or text at 508-315-7176

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