Boards and Commissions

How to Join Boards and Commissions

The City of Big Rapids has various boards, commissions, and committees to help the city government function effectively, with many positions available for individuals who are willing to serve.

To offer your experience and service to our community, please fill out the Interest Indicator below or print and deliver it to City Hall in person, by email (, or by mail to the following address:

City of Big Rapids
City Clerk's Office
226 N. Michigan Ave.
Big Rapids, MI 49307

Policy on Interest Indicator
Interest Indicator Application

Overview of the Application Process

Once an application is received, the department head of the board(s) designated in the application will review said application. After reviews, interviews will be conducted if applicable.  The Mayor will review and issue an appointment to the board(s).

The City of Big Rapids is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider