The City of Gardner has five appointed Boards and Commissions and five appointed Citizen Advisory Committees.

Appointments to Boards & Commissions

The appointments for the Boards and Commissions are governed by the Governing Body Rules of Procedure.  Applicants are interviewed by a team consisting of the Mayor and two Councilmembers. Once unanimous consent for a recommendation has been reached, nominees are considered for appointment by the City Council at the next regular City Council meeting. For more information regarding Boards or Commissions, please visit each Board of Commission page:

Airport Advisory Board

Board of Building Code Appeals

Board of Zoning Appeals

Planning Commission

Utility Advisory Commission

 To apply for any Board or Commission, visit Board and Commission Appointments.  Applications remain on file for consideration in the City Clerk's office for one year unless the applicant is appointed to a Board of Commission or a written request for removal from consideration from the applicant is received by the City Clerk's office.

Appointments to Citizen Advisory Committees

The appointments to the Citizen Advisory Committees are governed by Resolution 1984.  City Council members individually recommend applicants for appointment.  These recommendations are placed on the City Council Consent Agenda for approval by the City Council.

For more information regarding Citizen Advisory Committees, please visit each Committee page:

ADA Advisory Committee

Citizens Police Advisory Committee

Economic Development Advisory Committee

Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee

Streets, Sidewalks, and Stormwater Advisory Committee

 To apply for any Citizens Advisory Committee, please email the City Clerk's office at  cityclerk@gardnerkansas.gov with the following information:

• Name

• Address

• Which Committee(s) you are interested in serving on

• A paragraph explaining your interest in serving

Applications remain on file for consideration in the City Clerk's office for one year unless the applicant is appointed to a Board of Commission or a written request for removal from consideration from the applicant is received by the City Clerk's office 

For questions or more information, contact the City Clerk's Office at 913-856-0945 or cityclerk@gardnerkansas.gov.