Lakewood City Council seeks applicants for Boards & Commissions | The City of Lakewood, Ohio

Lakewood City Council seeks applicants for Boards & Commissions

September 24, 2021

Lakewood City Council is seeking volunteers ready to engage with the community and advise their local government. One position on each of the following is available beginning January 1, 2022:

Civil Service Commission

The Civil Service Commission meets monthly and is charged with maintaining and enforcing the rules for the appointment, promotion, transfer, lay-off, reinstatement, suspension, and removal of employees in the classified service. The Commission also makes salary recommendations for the compensation of the mayor and council.

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee meets on a quarterly basis with the City’s Finance Director and Council’s Finance Committee to provide independent review and oversight of the City’s financial processes. Members should have a background in finance and be capable of analyzing financial information.

Heritage Advisory Board

The Heritage Advisory Board meets monthly and advises the city and the community on matters related to historic preservation. A detailed description of the Heritage Advisory Board and its duties is located in Chapter 1337 of the Lakewood Codified Ordinances.

Board of Nuisance Abatement Appeals

The Board of Nuisance Abatement Appeals hears appeals from property owners whose properties have been designated as nuisances under Section 510.01 of the Codified Ordinances. The Board of Nuisance Abatement Appeals meets as-needed and performs a necessary due process function for residents.

Additional information about these boards and commissions is located in the Lakewood Codified Ordinances, the Third Amended Charter of the City of Lakewood, and on the City’s website at:

Applicants may email a résumé and cover letter OR application for consideration to Lakewood City Council c/o the Clerk of Council at The deadline for applications is Friday October 15th at 5:00 p.m.