Boards & Commissions A - E

  1. Andover Cultural Council

    The mission of the Andover Cultural Council is to promote cultural activities in Andover through the distribution of funds received from the state. The Council awards small grants to individuals and organizations that sponsor cultural activities.

  2. Andover Green Advisory Board

    The Andover Green Advisory Board's purpose is to promote sustainable practices and provide input to various boards and Town departments.

  3. Andover Housing Authority

    The purpose of the Andover Housing Authority is to oversee the management of housing units, vouchers and certificate programs funded through state and federal agencies.

  4. Andover Housing Partnership Committee

    The purpose of the Andover Housing Partnership Committee is to address affordability issues in Andover by developing recommendations for the Selectmen, which take into consideration all means available for making Andover more affordable to current and future generations.

  5. Andover Retirement Board

    Visit the Andover Retirement Board website to learn more about retirement programs in the Town of Andover.

  6. Audit Committee

    Learn more about the members and terms of Andover's Audit Committee.

  7. Ballardvale Historic District Commission

    The purpose of the Ballardvale Historic District Commission is to ensure that changes and additions within the Historic District are harmonious to the District, and to prevent changes that might detract from the aesthetic and historic values of the District.

  8. Board of Assessors

    The Board of Assessors is responsible for the valuation of all real estate and personal property items in the Town.

  9. Board of Health

    The Board of Health is responsible for promoting public health in Andover. It conducts investigations of health and environmental problems and manages and coordinates health programs and services within the town.

  10. Board of Registrars

    The Board of Registrars assist the Town Clerks' Office in promoting and maintaining voter registration.

  11. Board of Selectmen

    The Board of Selectmen serves as the Town's policy-making body, except as otherwise directed by state statutes or by the Town Charter. The Selectmen are elected by the voters of Andover, and serve for 3-year staggered terms.

  12. Commission on Disability

    The Commission on Disability addresses Andover's disability needs for the Town and its residents, visitors and families with disabilities.

  13. Conservation Commission

    The Conservation Commission aims to protect Andover’s natural resources in accordance with state law and the Town's Wetlands Protection Bylaw, Article XIV, and to act as trustees in perpetuity of the town’s conservation land.

  14. Council on Aging

    The Council on Aging provides input and guidance to the Town and the Elder Services Division, which coordinates and carries out programs designed to meet the needs of the elderly, including Senior Center activities.

  15. Design Review Board

    The Design Review Board's purpose is to advise the Town of Andover regarding applications for new construction, exterior alterations, and signage larger than 4 square feet in General Business and Mixed Use Districts, and to review all new municipal structures, including signage.

  16. Economic Development Council

    Economic Development Council works to develop and implement a proactive economic development strategy that addresses issues relating to economic development, business retention and job creation.

  17. Elderly Tax Aid

    The Elderly Tax Aid helps seniors who can't pay their taxes.