Get Involved

We encourage all Fayetteville residents to get involved with your City government and community! There are many ways to engage with your community, and it's a great way to meet new people, give back and learn more about the programs and services that are available.

In July 2019, the Fayetteville City Council voted to extend eligibility to serve on City Boards, Commissions and Committees to all Fayetteville residents who are legally authorized to live or work in the US, removing the previous requirement that applicants be registered voters. This opens up opportunities for foreign-born residents of Fayetteville to get involved in city government on a level not previously accessible. 


Only registered voters within the limits of Fayetteville are eligible to serve on the following: 

  • Fayetteville Public Library Board of Trustees
  • Historic District Commission
  • Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport Authority
  • Planning Commission
  • Civil Service Commission
  • Energy Improvement District No. 1

Learn more about the City's boards, commissions and committees.