Boards & Commissions Recruitment Now Open

Published on January 24, 2023

2023 Boards & Commissions Recruitment

Want to make a difference in Palo Alto? Are you or someone you know interested in getting involved with your local government?

The Spring 2023 Boards & Commissions recruitment is now open. Open seats are available on the Historic Resources Board, Human Relations Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission, Planning and Transportation Commission, and the Utilities Advisory Commission. All seats are for a term of 3 years ending on March 31st, 2026, except for the Planning and Transportation Commission positions which are for a term of 4 years ending on March 31st, 2027.

The City of Palo Alto is currently seeking applications to fill the following vacancies:

  • Historic Resources Board (3 Open Seats)
  • Human Relations Commission (2 Open Seats)
  • Parks and Recreation Commission (4 Open Seats)
  • Planning and Transportation Commission (3 Open Seats)
  • Utilities Advisory Commission (3 Open Seats)

The deadline to apply is February 28, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit the Boards and Commissions Recruitment Page. For any questions, please contact the City Clerk's Office at

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