City Boards, Commissions, Committees & Officers

The Mayor shall appoint the members of committees, boards, commission or officers for whom no other method of appointment or selection is provided by the Charter. All such members of committees, boards, commission or officers, with the exception of members of the board of assessors, shall be residents of Framingham. 

The Mayor may also appoint such ad hoc committees or working groups as the Mayor deems appropriate to advise the Mayor on matters affecting the municipality. The Mayor shall strive to the extent practicable to seek appointees to such committees, boards, commissions and/or offices from the entire city, reflecting both demographic and geographic diversity of membership.

In some cases, the nominated appointee must have their nominations approved by the City Council.

How to Apply for membership 

Boards/Commissions marked (*) require a cover letter and resume.  Please note, boards within this category may also require specific skill sets, educational and professional backgrounds. 

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Board/Committee/Commission Descriptions

A full description of each board, committee and commission can be located by clicking on the links below. The Mayor’s appointments shall include, but not be limited to, the following:

Board/Committee/CommissionSeatsCurrent VacanciesUpcoming Vacancies (June 30, 2020)
20-30 Advisory Council20320
Agricultural Advisory Committee7n/a
3
Board of Assessors3n/a
1
*Board of Health3n/a
1
5n/a
n/a
Cable Advisory Committee5n/a
3
Capital Improvement Committeen/ainactiven/a
Community Development Committee713
Complete Count Committee 22n/a
n/a
*Conservation Commission7n/a
3
Constables15

Council on Aging11n/a6
Cultural Council13n/a
3
Cushing Memorial Chapel Advisory Committeen/ainactiven/a
Disability Commission7
1
3
Economic Development Industrial Corporation7n/a
2
Elderly and Disabled Tax Fund Committee
5
n/a
1
Fair Housing Committee
13
4
7
Framingham Housing Authority - Board of Commissioners
5
n/a
n/a
Fuller Middle School Building Committee
25
n/an/a
Historical Commission
7
n/a
3
Historian
1
n/a
n/a
Historic District Commission12n/a
3
Human Relations Commissioners13n/a5
Loring Arena Advisory Committee
7
12
Mayoral Bylaw Review Committee
7
n/a
n/a
Ordinance Review & Recodification Committee 
9
9
9
Parks and Recreation Commission
5
n/a
2
*Planning Board
5
n/a
n/a
Police Advisory Committee
7
n/a1
Registrar of Voters
4
n/a
1
Retirement Board
5
n/a
n/a
*South Middlesex Regional Vocational School Committee - Keefe Tech
8

n/a

n/a
Strategic Initiatives and Financial Oversight Committee
9
n/a
1
Team Framingham Steering Committee
9

n/a

n/a
*Traffic Commission
8
n/a
1
Veterans Council
7
n/a
3
Youth Council
11


*Zoning Board of Appeals
7
25