Boards & Commissions  

Joining a Board or Commission

The City of Kent relies on volunteer boards and commissions as part of our governmental process. If you are interested in becoming a member of a Kent Board or Commission, please do one of the following:

  1. Complete and submit the Online Boards & Commissions Application
  2. Or print, complete and sign a Boards and Commissions Application and return to Amy Wilkens, Clerk of Council located at 301 S. Depeyster St. Kent, Ohio 44240.

Council Members will conduct in person interviews on an established date and time and all applicants will be notified.As per a Motion made by Council on October 2, 2019, all applicants must appear for an in person interview to be considered for a position (both new applicants and reappointments). 

*NOTE: Until Further Notice, due to COVID-19 restrictions on meetings, Council will be reviewing applicants and NOT conducting interviews prior to appointment. 

Below is a complete listing of all boards and commissions in the city of Kent. Some of these boards are filled by citizens. Current board members and the date their term expires are also listed. Each board has a brief description, and the section of the Kent City Charter or Kent Codified Ordinance is listed for further information.   

A printable list of board members and the date their term expires is located  here.