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Boards & Commissions

PHONE:  (540) 375-3017|HOURS:  M-F 8am-5pm
LOCATION:  City Hall, 114 North Broad Street, Salem, VA 24153

Notice is hereby given that the Council of the City of Salem is desirous of receiving 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 2020. 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. You can click on this link to view descriptions about each of the Boards and Commissions that are listed below.


Board or Commission Term # Vacant
Blue Ridge Behavioral Healthcare 3 Years 0
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 2
Community Policy & Management Team
(Two positions must be from Health Dept.)
No Limit 4
Economic Development Authority 4 Years 0
Fair Housing Board 3 Years 1
Personnel Board 2 Years 1
Planning Commission 4 Years 0
Real Estate Tax Relief Review Board 3 Years 0
Roanoke Regional Airport Commission 4 Years 0
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


Current Boards and Commissions - Vacant Positions

Board Vaccancy Recommendation
Board of Zoning Appeals Two alternate openings, five-year term
Community Policy & Management Team One regular and One alternate member from the Health Department and also two additional members
Fair Housing Board One opening, three-year term
Personnel Board One opening, two-year term

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 résumés to the Clerk of Council, 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.