Commissions, Committees & Boards

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 Volunteer Opportunities that Shape Your Community’s Future


Have you ever thought about using your unique skills and Boards and Commissions Ad 2017talents to serve your community and make Hillsboro a better place? Perhaps you’re interested in personal and professional growth or want additional networking opportunities. Or maybe you just love Hillsboro and want to engage in your community to enhance your civic pride. Volunteering on one of the City of Hillsboro’s boards and commissions can help you do all these things and more.

Hillsboro is seeking volunteers who can make a commitment to bettering our community. Please consider joining the group of dedicated volunteers who help our city run smoothly.

We currently have vacancies on Budget Committee, Audit Committee, Arts and Culture Council, Historic Landmarks Advisory Committee, Parks & Recreation Commission, Planning Commission, Planning & Zoning Hearings Board, and the Transportation Committee.

Applications, can be completed electronically or submitted by hand, email, fax or mail to the City Recorder’s office (contact information found on the application). Applications are due by Monday, November 13.

Each board and commission is unique and may have its own set of requirements. In general, most require applicants to be residents and U.S. citizens who are over 18.

Appointments are at the discretion of the Mayor, with the approval of the City Council, and are made at the first Council meeting of the year on January 2, 2018. You do not need to attend the City Council meeting to be appointed.

 For more information, contact the City Recorder at or 503-681-6117.

General Information

Audit Committee 503-681-6269
Barney Reservoir Joint Ownership Commission       503-615-6585
Budget Committee 503-681-6117
Citizen Involvement Advisory Committee            503-681-6153
City Council 503-681-6269
Finance Committee 503-681-6269
Hillsboro 2035 Community Plan Oversight Committee  503-681-6219 
Hillsboro Arts and Culture Council 503-615-3497
Historic Landmarks Advisory Committee                      503-681-6153
Jackson Bottom Board 503-681-6206
Joint Water Commission 503-615-6585 
Library Board 503-615-6500
Parks and Recreation Commission 503-681-6120
Planning Commission 503-681-6436
Planning and Zoning Hearings Board 503-681-6153
Transportation Committee 503-681-6146
Utilities Commission 503-615-6702
Youth Advisory Council 503-681-6120

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