Boards & Commissions

Current Boards and Commissions

Notice is hereby given that the Council of the City of Salem is desirous of receiving the views of citizens within the City of Salem regarding appointments to fill expiring terms of members on certain boards and commissions for the calendar year 2021. Council will be considering applications of interested individuals, along with current members, for appointments to the following boards and commissions:

Please take a moment to learn more about each of these important positions. 

Board or Commission Term Length Vacant Positions
Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare 3 Years
Board of Building Appeals 5 Years 0
Board of Building Appeals - Alternate 5 Years 0
Board of Equalization of Real Estate Assessments 3 Years 0
Board of Zoning Appeals 5 Years 0
Board of Zoning Appeals - Alternate 5 Years 1
Economic Development Authority 4 Years
Fair Housing Board 3 Years 0
Personnel Board 2 Years 0
Planning Commission 4 Years 0
Real Estate Tax Relief Review Board 3 Years 0
Roanoke Regional Airport Commission 4 Years 0
Roanoke River Blueway Advisory Committee
2 Years
Roanoke Valley - Alleghany Regional Commission 3 Years 0
Roanoke Valley Greenway Commission 3 Years 0
School Board of the City of Salem 3 Years 0

All candidates seeking appointment to any of the above boards and commissions are required to be a resident of the corporate limits of the City of Salem. Please submit resumes to the Deputy Clerk of Council, Laura Lea Harris, City of Salem, P. O. Box 869, Salem, Virginia 24153-0869, stating desired board or commission in order to be considered by Salem City Council. Candidates may be interviewed individually by City Council. Ms. Harris also can be reached at should you need additional information.