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How to Apply for a Commission

Annual commission vacancies are filled in January, and in May for Teen Commission. Occasionally, there are unscheduled vacancies to be filled for the unexpired portion of the term. Check the "Current Commission Vacancies" link below.

Fill out the Online Commission Application (Teen use the PDF Teen Commission application) or download the PDF Commission Application and submit it to the City Clerk's Office. You will be notified when your interview is scheduled before the City Council.

Commission appointments are made by majority vote of the Council for a term of four years (two years for Teen Commission). Each member must be administered the Oath of Office by the City Clerk prior to the first meeting. All members (except Teen) are required to submit Statements of Economic Interest (Form 700) upon initial appointment and then annually. A final Statement is filed upon leaving the commission.

Visit the different commission pages listed to learn more about them and read the Commissioner Handbook below for additional information. Audit Committee is recruited and appointed like the commissions.

Current Commission Vacancies

The recruitment period for commissions is now CLOSED.

Online Commission Application (Not for Teen Commission. See PDF below)

PDF Teen Commission Application (Teen Commission only)
The recruitment period for Teen Commission is now CLOSED.

Commission Handbook