CHARLOTTE, N.C. — City Council will fill various vacant positions on several local boards and commissions at their meeting on April 8. Citizens are encouraged to apply for appointment to the commission no later than this Thursday, March 28.

The openings include positions on a variety of boards, including the community relations, housing, historic district, planning and public art commissions, among others. See the full list in this PDF provided by the city.

All applicants must be registered to vote in Mecklenburg County. Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 28. Contact Jeanne Peek at 704-336-7494 or for more information. Applications available at 704-336-7494, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or online at

Appointees serve on a voluntary basis without compensation. Applications are kept on file for one year.

Matt Comer previously served as editor from October 2007 through August 2015 and as a staff writer afterward in 2016.