Boards & Commissions Recruitment

The City Clerk’s Office continuously accepts applications for Boards and Commissions. 

Spring Recruitment, all applicable terms will end on May 31.

We are now recruiting for positions on the Utilities Advisory Commission. The deadline to apply is April 7, 2020 at 4:30 P.M.

Please email all completed applications to Jessica.Brettle@cityofpaloalto.org or contact the City Clerk's Office at 650-329-2571

Note: Spring Recruitment for the Human Relations Commission and Public Art Commission has been postponed until further notice. We will update this page and send out public notice once we know more.

Human Relations Commission  Info   Website  

     Recruitment

       Postponed

Library Advisory Commission
Info
 Website Recruitment

 Closed   

Public Art Commission
Info
 Website

     Recruitment

       Postponed

Storm Water Management
Oversight Committee
Info
 Website       Recruitment

        Closed          

Utilities Advisory Commission
Info
 Website     Application 

 Fall Recruitment, all applicable terms will end on December 15.

Architectural Review Board  Info   Application  
Historic Resources Board
Info
  Application  
Parks & Recreation Commission
Info
  Application
Planning & Transportation Commission 
Info 
  Application 

Sign up for the Board and Commission recruitment and vacancy email list.

Upon resignation of a commissioner in the middle of a term, City Council would determine whether to hold a special recruitment to fill the vacancy or wait until the next scheduled recruitment. These will be considered by the City Council on a case by case basis.

In compliance with the requirements of the Maddy Act, Government Code Section 54970, the following appointment list is posted on an annual basis by December 31. It shows all scheduled vacancies on City Boards and Commissions scheduled for the following year Maddy Act.