City of Oak Ridge now accepting applications for vacancies on City Boards and Commissions

OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (Dec. 30, 2021) – The City of Oak Ridge is currently accepting applications for board members on all City boards and commissions.

Oak Ridge residency is required for appointment to a City board or commission (except for the Oak Ridge Convention and Visitors Bureau’s Hotel/Motel Representation and the Trade Licensing Board). Members serve without compensation.

Individuals interested in serving on a City board and/or commission must submit a completed 2021 Boards and Commissions Application to the City Clerk's Office in the Municipal Building by 5 p.m. on Friday, February 4, 2022.

Applications can be completed online on the City’s website: www.oakridgetn.gov/online/cityclerk/bcelections.

Late applications will not be considered.

All City boards and commissions are authorized by City Council. A meet and greet between City Council and any candidates who are interested in applying for vacancies on City boards and commissions will take place in mid-January. The Oak Ridge City Council will appoint members to these boards and commissions during the February 14, 2022, regular meeting.

If someone would like a paper copy of the application mailed to them or if they have any further questions, please call the City Clerk’s Office at (865) 425-3411.

For more information on the vacancies available and to apply online, visit www.oakridgetn.gov/online/cityclerk/bcelections.