The City of West Des Moines seeks residents to volunteer on the Bicycle Advisory Commission and Public Art Advisory Commission.
Commissions meet monthly with occasional project-specific meetings in between.
Application deadline is February 1 at 11:59pm.
Bicycle Advisory Commission
This commission consists of seven members, 5 of whom must reside within the City of West Des Moines. This commission is charged with advising the City on implementation of the City's Bicycle Master Plan.
Boards & Commissions Overview
The City of West Des Moines has established a variety of boards and commissions which give residents an opportunity to use their skills to benefit our community. Service on a board or commission allows dedicated individuals to provide input on the policies that shape their government and their city. There are currently11 boards and commissions that advise the Mayor and City Council on a variety of issues. Most are appointed by the Mayor with the approval of the City Council.
Membership on a board or commission is beneficial to those who serve as well. Members meet other West Des Moines residents with parallel interests, learn about the City and its processes, and help mold the future West Des Moines. Being on a board or commission entails a significant commitment of time and energy.
To find out more about a specific board or commission, click on the appropriate title below. Potential applicants or simply interested residents can sit in on board and commission meetings as they are open to the public. Meeting dates, times and locations vary.
Many issues discussed at the board or commission level also go to City Council subcommittees for review. Read a description of the related subcommittees in the City of West Des Moines City Council Subcommittee Policy.
If you are interested in serving on a board or commission, please submit an application to the City Clerk’s Office. Applicants will be asked to indicate which board or commission interests them.