Openings on City of Ventura boards, commissions, committees

The City is seeking applicants for its Housing Authority Board, Downtown Parking Advisory Committee, and Water Commission. These positions provide the City Council with recommendations on related projects and programs. Applications are due by Friday, February 2, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. Applications for the Housing Authority Board are due by Friday, February 9, 2024, at 5:00 p.m.

“Civic engagement is the foundation of local government,” said Mayor Joe Schroeder. “When individuals contribute their time and energy to address common issues and pursue common goals, they strengthen the fabric of our community.”

Vacancies occur either by the expiration of a term or resignations during the year. Per San Buenaventura Ordinance 2019-003, no citizen may serve on more than one committee, commission, or board. Dual appointments are not permitted.

There are two openings on the Housing Authority Board. This seven-member board of commissioners meets the second Wednesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. to review the Tenant applicants and assess both their status and if they are in good financial standing. These openings are for residents.

There is one opening on the Downtown Parking Advisory Committee. This seven-member advisory committee meets on the third Thursday of the month at 3:00 p.m. to advise on parking management strategies and programs in the Downtown Parking District area. This opening is specifically for a Downtown District commercial property owner.

There is one opening on the Water Commission. This seven-member commission meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 5:30 p.m. to review and make advisory recommendations regarding water rates, water resources infrastructure projects in the five-year capital improvement program, water supply options, and other water resource issues. This opening is in the ‘professional’ category.

To learn more and apply, visit For questions, contact the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 658-4787 or by email at [email protected].

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