The City Council appoints interested residents to serve on various commissions, boards, and committees (most are for three-year terms). Members of most of our commissions, boards, or committees must be residents and qualified electors of the City of Oberlin.

The existing commissions, boards, or committees are:

City Records Commission
Civil Service Commission
Design Review Subcommittee
Historic Preservation Commission
Housing Renewal Commission
Human Relations Commission
Income Tax Board of Review
Oberlin Community Improvement Corporation Board
Oberlin Underground Railroad Center Implementation Team
Open Space & Visual Environment Commission
Planning Commission
Public Utilities Commission
Recreation Commission
Resource Conservation and Recovery Commission
Zoning Board of Appeals

Board and commission meeting schedules are publicized in the local newspaper and on the website calendarMinutes are kept in the Clerk of Council’s office for public view and additional information about each board/commission/committee can be viewed here.