Currently Available Council Seats

If you are interested in filling a vacant seat on your district Community Education Council (CEC) or a Citywide Council, we urge you to attend one or more meetings and speak with members to familiarize yourself with what the council does. Find meeting information by contacting the council.

The types of seats on councils include:

All interested applicants should carefully read the eligibility requirements for each of the applications below.

If you are interested in applying to a Borough President Appointee seat or a Public Advocate Appointee seat please visit the Elections 2023 pages.

Students who will be high school seniors during their year of service are eligible to apply for the non-voting student member seats. Other student requirements vary by council. Download the application below for details.

How to Submit a Completed Application