Apply now for City Council advisory board, commission and committee volunteer positions

Residents of Ventura are encouraged to apply for volunteer City Council Advisory Board, Commission or Committee positions that advise the City Council on issues related to development, arts, transportation and other specialized areas. The recruitment process is now open, and applications will be accepted through Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Qualified applicants will undergo interviews with the City Council Appointments Recommendation Committee and the recommended appointees will be considered by the City Council. 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:

  • Downtown Parking Advisory Committee, 1 position (open until filled)
  • Investment Committee, 2 positions
  • Library Advisory Commission, 1 position
  • Public Art Commission, 2 positions
  • Ventura Port District Board, 1 position

Citizens interested in applying for a board, commission or committee can download the application online at or may be obtained from the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 501 Poli Street, Room 204. Applications may be submitted by e-mail to [email protected], 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. The application deadline is 5:30 pm on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

For more information call the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 658-4787.

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