Boards & Commissions

Board & Commission Openings

Residents can volunteer to help guide the city by serving on one of 14 boards and commissions, each with specific responsibilities. Boards and commissions study information in specific areas and make recommendations to the city council on issues within that board or commision's area of expertise. Appointments to city boards and commissions are made by the mayor and/or the city council of Oskaloosa.

Applying to Serve

If you are interested in serving on a board or commission, applications are available at Oskaloosa City Hall or can be completed on-line with our interest form:

City of Oskaloosa

c/o City Clerk's Office
220 South Market Street
Oskaloosa, IA 52577


Learn more about each board or commission's responsibilities:

Boards and Commissions Vacancies

Current board and commission vacancies are listed below. Apply through the on-line interest form link above to be considered for one of these vacancies. Please contact City Hall with any questions or if you prefer a paper application: 641.673.9431 or email

Board and Commission  Openings  Board and Commission Openings
Airport Commission 2 Library Board 0
Board of Adjustment 3 Mahaska Co Solid Waste Mgmt Commission 5
Building Code Board of Appeals 1 Municipal Housing Agency 0
Civil Service Commission 0 Planning and Zoning Commission 0
Enterprise Zone Commission 0 Recycling Committee 2
Historic Preservation Commission 4 South Central Regional Airport Agency 0
Housing Trust Fund Committee 2 Water Board of Trustees 1
City Representative: Stephen Memorial Animal Shelter 1 City Representative: Mahaska County Emergency Management 1