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Clerk of Council

City Hall 900 Church St. Lynchburg VA 24504

(434) 455-3990


Help strengthen your community and make a difference by serving on a Council-appointed board, commission, committee, or authority! By being an active member, you will not only be informing decisions affecting your community, but you will also have a chance to develop valuable professional networks and workforce skillsets. Service on a board or commission is also a great way to gain a deeper understanding of your local government.

Applications will be kept on file for one year from application date and may be included for Council consideration when a vacancy occurs within that one year, unless directed otherwise by the applicant.

Thank you for your interest in serving your community!

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Please check one board, commission, committee, or authority on which you are interested in serving. (If you're interested in serving on more than one, please fill out a separate application for each.)

If applying to Youth Services Board, do you consent to state and national background checks?

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Do you live in the City of Lynchburg?

If Yes, in which Ward do you live? (

Are you a Lynchburg Citizens Academy graduate?

A resume or separate sheet with additional information may be attached to this application upon submitting.

Attendance requirements: City Council requires appointees to attend at least 75% of the yearly committee meetings. Absences may be excused because of personal illness or serious illness of members of the immediate family, death of a family member, unscheduled or unforeseen business trips, and emergency work assignments only. All other absences are recorded as unexcused.

Will you be able to attend at least 75% of the regular meetings of the boards to which you may be appointed?

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