Boards & Commissions

One Boards & Commissions of Telluride


There are many opportunities for citizen involvement in Town of Telluride decision making. Citizen volunteers sit on a variety of boards and commissions to help do the work of the Town and provide information and advice to staff, council, and other officials.

Current Board Openings


The Town of Telluride has the following current and upcoming vacancies on its Boards and Commissions.

Applications must be received by noon on Monday, October 16, 2017 for possible consideration at the next Town Council meeting, October 24, 2017.

Board of Adjustment and Appeals
Applicants must be qualified electors and residents of the Town of Telluride for at least six months preceding appointment date. Members of the building trades are encouraged to apply. This board only meets as needed.

  • Five regular seats for a one or two year term
  • Two alternate seats for a one or two year term
Applicants must be qualified electors and residents of the Town of Telluride. This commission only meets as needed.

  • One regular seat for a one- or two-year term
Ethics Commission
The Ethics Commission has the authority to issue advisory opinions, provide interpretations of the ethics code, investigate violations of the ethics code and recommend to Town council the imposition of sanctions, remedies and/or criminal enforcement of civil action regarding violations.

  • One regular seat for a two year term
HARC (Historic and Architectural Review Commission)
Quasi-judicial commission oversees building applications as they relate to the Historic Preservation Overlay District based on established standards and guidelines. Upon completion of certified training, appointed members receive $150 / month stipend. It usually meets the third Wednesday of the month beginning between 5:00pm - 6:00pm.

  • One regular seat for a two year term

Requires applicants be qualified electors and residents of the Town of Telluride for at least one year preceding appointment date. This commission usually meets the first Monday of the month, from 4 - 6 pm.

  • One regular seat for a two year term




Please note that Town Council may choose to appoint a sitting alternate to a regular seat vacancy. Should that occur, Council reserves the right to appoint any applicant to an alternate position.