From the City of Cambridge, Jan. 14, 2016: People interested in serving on the Board of Zoning Appeals are asked to apply by Feb. 12.

Made up of five members and seven associate members, the board meets twice a month on Thursday evenings to review applications for variances and special permits in accordance with the city’s zoning ordinance. Board members also act on appeals to zoning decisions made by the commissioner of inspectional services. For information, contact the Inspectional Services Department at (617) 349-6131.

Letters of interest, including a résumé or applicable experience, can be sent via mail to City Manager Richard C. Rossi, City of Cambridge, 795 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA 02139; faxed to (617) 349-4307; or emailed to [email protected].