The City of Fruita works closely with citizens on a variety of issues, and several boards and commissions have been formed to help facilitate communication and idea-sharing regarding these issues. Check back often for updates on vacancies and personnel changes on city boards and commissions. Click here to download an application to serve on a board or commission.

Established By: Resolution 2012-28
Number of Members: 12
Composition Guidelines: Residency Not Required, Interview May Be Required
Terms: 2 Years or 3 Years
Regular Meeting Times: To be determined
Powers & Duties: Serves in an advisory capacity to the Fruita City Council. The board will serve as the principal coordinating body for advancement of the downtown in Fruita.

Established By: Chapter 2.39 of the Fruita Municipal Code
Web Page: http://www.fruita.org/pc.htm
Number of Members: 7
Composition Guidelines: Residency Required, Appointed by Mayor, Interview Required
Terms: 3 Years
Council Liaison: Mel Mulder
Regular Meeting Times: Second Tuesday of each month
Powers & Duties: Conduct public hearings and make recommendations to the City Council concerning land use applications in accordance with the requirements of the City’s Land Use Code, Title 17 of the Fruita Municipal Code, as well as performing other duties as assigned by City Council.

Established By: Fruita City Charter 6.03.01
  Fruita Municipal Code Chapter 2.40
Number of Members: 5 Regular and 2 Alternate
Composition Guidelines: Residency Required, Interview Required
Terms: 3 Years
Council Liaison: Bruce Bonar
Regular Meeting Times: As Needed
Powers & Duties: Hears some appeals from any order, decision, requirements or interpretations made by an administrative official, hears applications on variances.

Web Address: http://www.fruitaart.com
Established By: Resolution 2008-66 (adopted 9/16/08)
Number of Members: 9 Members
Composition Guidelines: At least 5 members of acknowledged accomplishment as either amateurs or professionals in one or more of the following:  architecture, art criticism, art education, art history, choreography, dance, crafts, folk & ethnic arts, literature, media arts, music, painting, photography, sculpture, theater and urban design, If requested by City Council, a nominating committee shall be appointed from among the Board members to recommend and/or review candidates for Board membership.
Terms: Beginning in 2008, terms shall be 3 years, with the terms staggered so that one-third of the members shall be appointed each year.  No member shall be appointed for more than two (2) consecutive full terms.
Council Liaison: Joel Kincaid
Regular Meeting Times: 2nd Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m., Fruita Community Center
Powers & Duties: To create and enhance art and culture in the City of Fruita
The Arts and Culture Board currently has 2 vacancies. Click here to open an application to serve on this board.

Established By: Fruita Municipal code Chapter 17.37
Number of Members: Minimum of 5 no more than 7
Composition Guidelines: There shall be 1 member of the downtown merchants, Appointment based on Application
Terms: 3 years
Council Liaison: Bruce Bonar
Regular Meeting Times: First Monday of the Month at 5:30 PM, Fruita Civic Center
Powers & Duties: Protects and preserves the City's architectural, historic and cultural heritage and provides educational opportunities to increase public appreciation of Fruita's unique heritage. Makes recommendations for the rehabilitation, modification or addition to historic properties and finds properties eligible for placement on the Local Register of Historic Structures, Sites, and Districts.

Established By: Fruita City Charter
Number of Members: 7 Members
Composition Guidelines: One Council member, No Residency required, Interview required
Terms: 3 years
Council Liaison:  
Regular Meeting Times: First Thursday of the Month at 6:00 PM, Fruita Community Center
Powers & Duties: Recommends plans for acquisitions, development and operations of parks, recreation areas and facilities and recommends recreational programs

Established By: Fruita City Charter 6.03.04
Number of Members: 5 Members
Composition Guidelines: One Council member, Residency required, Interview required
Terms: 3 years
Council Liaison: Lori Buck
Regular Meeting Times: Third Wednesday of the Month at 7:00 PM, Police Services Building
Powers & Duties: Recommends policies, standards, procedures and limitation for the Police Department to the Council

Established By: Resolution 2003-06
Number of Members: 11 Members
Composition Guidelines: Residents of Fruita and surrounding area, Appointment based on Application
Terms: 3 years
Council Liaison: Lori Buck
Regular Meeting Times: Second Wednesday of the Month, 1:00 PM, Senior Center, 324 N. Coulson St.
Powers & Duties: Serves as advocates for the needs of the local senior citizens for events and projects
The Senior Advisory Task Force currently has 1 vacancy. Click here to open an application to serve on this board.

Established By: Fruita Municipal Code 3.18.240
Number of Members: 7 Members
Composition Guidelines: Representative of the lodging industry, area attractions, retail businesses, the City Council and other interested parties, Interview required
Terms: 3 years
Council Liaison: Joel Kincaid
Regular Meeting Times: Fourth Thursday of the month, 11:00 AM, Fruita Civic Center
Powers & Duties: Advises and recommends budget and expenditures of lodging tax funds