Local Appointments

City Commissions / Committees
The City currently has five permanent commissions / committees. The Mayor recommends all appointments, subject to confirmation by majority vote of the City Council. Terms are generally for a four-year period, with a term limit of two terms. In order to provide for continuity, terms are staggered so that some expire in December of every election (even-numbered) year.

The City Clerk generally advertises openings as a result of term expiration during November of even-numbered years. Openings that occur mid-term may be filled through a new advertisement or by utilizing existing applications, based on the circumstances and timing of the vacancy.

Other Local Boards
The City currently has a number of permanent local boards. The Mayor recommends all appointments, subject to confirmation by majority vote of the City Council. Terms are generally for a two-year period with varying term limits.

The City Clerk generally advertises openings approximately two months prior to a term expiration. Openings which occur mid-term may be filled through a new advertisement based on the circumstances and timing of the vacancy.

Local Appointments List
In compliance with the requirements of the Maddy Act, Government Code 54972, the Local Appointments List is posted by December 31 of each year. It shows all current commission, committee, and board members appointed by the City Council and the dates of their terms of office.

Become Involved
If you are interested in applying for an upcoming vacancy, please contact the Office of the City Clerk at 925-833-6650.