Current Vacancies on Town Committees

as of March 2, 2018

Opportunity to Volunteer for Bedford Committees

The Town of Bedford has a variety of opportunities for volunteers.   Bedford is always seeking residents who are registered voters to fill vacancies Town Committees.  A list of committees is as follows:

Arbor Resource Committee*

Cultural Council*

Municipal Affordable Housing Trust

Bedford Housing Partnership

Depot Park Advisory Committee

Patriotic Holiday Committee

Bicycle Advisory Committee*

Dog Park Task Force

Petitioners’ Advisory Committee

Cable Television

Energy Task Force (ad hoc)

Recreation Commission

Capital Expenditure Committee

Finance Committee

Town Manager Search Screening Committee*******

Community Gardens Task Force

Hanscom Area Towns Committee (HATS)*

Trails Committee

Community Preservation

Historic District Commission*

Transportation Advisory

Conservation Commission

Historic Preservation Commission*

Volunteer Coordinating

Council on Aging*

Land Acquisition Committee*

Zoning Board of Appeals

*Indicates current opening

These vacancies correspond with many areas of expertise and/or interest; however, professional experience is neither a requirement nor a necessity for appointment. 

The terms of office vary between one-year and staggered three-year terms.  Most committees meet monthly in the evening.  Residents who would like to volunteer for any committee are encouraged to call the Town Manager’s office at 781-275-1111 for information regarding the committee’s membership, responsibilities and its schedule and location of meetings.  All meetings are open to the public.

Any Bedford resident who is a registered voter is encouraged to apply by completing a Volunteer Questionnaire found online at