Advisory Boards & Commissions

Serving the Community
The City of Oak Forest relies upon residents to serve as members of its advisory boards and commissions. These individuals serve a crucial role in providing policy recommendations to the mayor and City Council on a variety of topics.

The advisory boards and commissions include:
  • 911 Commission
  • Cable Television Commission
  • Citizens' Advisory Commission
  • Civil Service Commission
  • City Council
  • Committee of the Whole
  • Consumer Protection Commission
  • Crime Prevention Commission
  • Economic Advisory Council
  • Fire and Police Commission
  • Finance Committee
  • Friends of Animal Control Commission
  • Green Steps Commission
  • Joint Review Board
  • Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Police Pension Board
  • Safety Committee
  • Senior Citizens Commission
  • Streetscape Commission
  • Veterans Commission
  • Youth Commission
Commission Application Form
To ensure that citizen input and opportunities for public involvement continue, the city maintains a list of individuals who are interested in serving their community. If you are interested in serving on an advisory board or commission, please complete the Commission Application Form. This application form identifies the interests and talents of those who are willing to serve on a board or commission.

As openings occur or as new opportunities are created by the mayor and City Council, residents expressing an interest will be considered for potential service.