The Architectural Review Board reviews and approves new construction, demolition, and architectural features of all buildings in the historic downtown area.
The Cemetery Advisory Board provides advice for staff and City Council on the operation and maintenance of the city’s two cemeteries.
The Rockbridge Area Community Services Board oversees the operation of the mental health, mental retardation, and substance abuse services for Buena Vista, Lexington, Rockbridge, and Bath.
The Dabney S. Lancaster Community College Board is an advisory board for Dabney S. Lancaster Community College.
The Disabilities Services Board provides the Rockbridge region with advice on issues facing the disabled.
The Electoral Board appoints the voter registrar for a four-year term and conducts all general and special elections.
The Board of Equalization is appointed every three years to hear appeals from property owners to their re-assessments.
The Industrial Development Authority issues
The Maury Service Authority owns and manages a water treatment plant and wastewater treatment plant that serves Lexington and the central portion of Rockbridge County.
The Planning Commission advises the City Council on all land-use and zoning issues facing the city, develops the Comprehensive Plan, and acts on
The Public Safety Communications Board oversees the operations of the Central Dispatch Center in Buena Vista
The Regional Jail Commission manages the operations of the jail and hires a superintendent to carry out the day-to-day activities.
The Regional Tourism Board oversees the activities of the regional tourism program that includes Lexington, Buena Vista, and Rockbridge County.
The Rockbridge Regional Library Board establishes policy, procedures, and the budget for the regional library system.
The School Board oversees the management, operation, and finances of the Lexington City school system.
The Shenandoah Valley Workforce Investment Board serves as the fiscal agent and administrative entity for employment and training programs funded under Title I of the Workforce Investment Act for the Shenandoah Valley.
The Social Services Board oversees the management, operation, and finances of the region's social services office.
The Total Action Against Poverty Board provides oversight to the regional Total Action Against Poverty program.
The Tree Board provides advice to the city arborist on the management of the city’s trees.
The Board of Zoning Appeals hears appeals of zoning decisions made by the zoning administrator.