Boards & Commissions

Statutory / Advisory Boards

The Board of Trustees appoints both statutory and advisory boards to provide input and make recommendations on an ongoing or as-needed basis. Two statutory boards are required by the Colorado Revised Statutes (CRS): the Planning Commission by CRS 31-23-202 and the Board of Adjustment by CRS 31-23-307.

Advisory boards (ie., Tree Board, Historic Preservation Advisory Board, Housing Authority and Open Space, and Trails Advisory Board) are mandated by Town of Erie ordinances.


All Board / Commission / Ad Hoc Committee communications (written or electronic) are subject to C.R.S. §§ 24-72-201 – 24-72-206, the Open Records Act.

Board Vacancies

The Board of Trustees appoints members to the Town's various statutory and advisory boards and commissions. Appointments for vacancies are made by the new board following the regular municipal election. Appointments will also be made by the board at other times, when necessary, following a resignation or other unexpected vacancy.

Submit the Boards and Commissions Application to apply for one of these vacancies.

Board of Trustees Seeking to Fill Tree Board Vacancy

The Town of Erie Board of Trustees is seeking citizens who are interested in volunteering their time in public service to the community by serving on the Town of Erie Tree Board. Interested citizens can pick-up an application in the Town Clerk’s Office, located on the second floor of Town Hall, 645 Holbrook St., or can complete an application online. More information about the Tree Board and when meetings are held can be found here.  To be considered for an appointment, applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Friday March 31, 2107.

Erie is a Tree City USA, a designation granted by the Arbor Day Foundation to municipalities who effectively manage their public tree resources and implement community forester programs.

One vacancy exists on the Tree Board, with a term set to expire in April of 2018. The seven (7) members of the Tree Board are appointed by the Board of Trustees to rotating four-year terms, which end in April of even numbered years.  All members of the Tree Board must be residents of the Town.