Ventura residents can apply for an exciting opportunity to support their community by serving as a volunteer on one of the City Council Advisory Boards, Commissions or Committees that advise the City Council on an array of issues. There are open positions on 12 multi-member Council Advisory groups that examine issues and help shape Ventura. The semi-annual recruitment process is now open and applications are available online at www.cityofventura.net/involved/advisory or from the City Clerk’s Office, Ventura City Hall, 501 Poli Street, Room 204. The application deadline is 5:30 p.m. on Monday, May 9, 2016.
Qualified applicants will undergo interviews with the City Council Appointments Recommendation Committee in May. The recommended appointees will be considered by the City Council and confirmed in June. Volunteers must be willing to serve two to four-year terms; some positions require special qualifications.
Applications are being accepted for vacancies on the following Council Advisory groups:
- Cultural Affairs Commission
- Design Review Committee
- Downtown Parking Advisory Committee
- Historic Preservation Committee
- Housing Authority Board
- Library Advisory Commission
- Mobile Home Rent Review Board
- Parks and Recreation Commission
- Planning Commission
- Public Art Commission
- Tree Advisory Committee
- Ventura Port District
Applications may be submitted by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org, by fax to the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 641-1046, by mail to the City Clerk’s Office P.O. Box 99, Ventura, CA 93002, or hand-delivered to the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall.
For more information call the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 658-4787.