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Do you have a passion to improve the community you live in and help make Harrisonburg one of the best places to live in Virginia?  If so, we encourage you to get involved! Volunteer to serve on a council, board or commission.  Start by filling out the application below. Only citizens of the City of Harrisonburg may apply.  

Boards and Commissions application [188KB]PDF

*Once complete please mail application to:   

City of Harrisonburg
Attn: City Clerk
409 S Main St. 
Harrisonburg, VA 22801

OR Email to:

Are you currently serving and interested in serving another term? Use the Re-appointment Application Form[164KB]PDF


 Current/Upcoming Vacancies:

Environmental Performance Standards Advisory Committee - up to six possible vacancies

Building Code Board of Appeals - three vacancies

Towing Advisory Board - six vacancies

Economic Development Authority - one vacancy

Planning Commission - one vacancy 

Harrisonburg Electric Commission - one vacancy 

Social Services Advisory Board  - one vacancy

Transportation Safety Advisory Commission - one vacancy


Volunteer for the City Hall Volunteer Program.


Return the volunteer application to the address below.

City of Harrisonburg

Attn:  Pamela Ulmer

409 South Main Street

Harrisonburg, VA 22801