Council Advisory Groups

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The City of Ventura calls upon its residents to participate meaningfully in decisions that affect them. How would you make Ventura a better place to live?

Interested city residents may apply to serve on a volunteer board, commission, or committee that assists and advises the City Council on various programs and projects.

Semi-Annual Recruitment Process

Vacancies on the Council Advisory Groups occur either through scheduled vacancies created by the expiration of a term or through unscheduled vacancies as a result of resignations during the year. Current vacancies/recruitments are indicated bold.

Cultural Affairs Commission - 2 Positions - Term ending June 30, 2021

Design Review Committee

Downtown Parking Advisory Committee - 1 Positions - Term ending June 30, 2020

Historic Preservation Committee

Housing Authority Board

Library Advisory Commission - 1 Position - Term ending July 1, 2021

Local (Construction) Appeals Board - 1 Position - Term Ending December 31, 2017

Measure O Oversight Board - 7 Positions (New Committee Formation)

Mobile Home Rent Review Board 

Parks and Recreation Commission - 1 Position - Term Ending June 30, 2018  and 1 Position Term Ending June 30, 2021

Planning Commission

Public Art Commission - 1 Position - Term Ending June 30, 2019

Tree Advisory Committee -  2 Positions - Terms Ending January 4, 2021

Ventura Port District Commission - 2 Positions - Term Ending June 30, 2021

Ventura County Air Pollution Control District Advisory Committee 

Water Commission - 5 Positions (includes 1 Alternate) - Term Ending June 30, 2019

Applications for the current recruitment must be received by the City Clerk’s Office no later than 5:30 p.m. on designated due date.  The Council Advisory Applications can be found at the link below Local Appointments List.

All eligible applicants are required to attend an interview by the City Council’s Appointments Recommendation Committee. Applicants will be contacts for an interview.

Applications may be submitted via email to:  cityclerk@cityofventura.net, via fax to the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 641-1046, via mail to the City Clerk’s Office, P.O. Box 99, Ventura, CA  93002-0099, or hand delivered to the City Clerk’s Office in City Hall at 501 Poli Street, Room 204.

Please call the City Clerk’s Office at (805) 658-4787, if you have any questions.

 

Local Appointments List

Interested City residents may apply to serve on a volunteer board, commission, or committee that assists and advises the City Council on various programs and projects.  To apply, download the form on this page or contact the City Clerk's Office at cityclerk@cityofventura.net, or 805-658-4787.

Boards, Commissions, and Committees

The following is a list of all the Council Advisory Groups whose members serve at the pleasure of the City Council:

The City Council also makes appointments to the following independent governmental agencies:

Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC)
Citizen Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC)
Staff Contact: Thomas Mericle, City Transportation Manager, 654-7774

Ventura County Air Pollution Control District (APCD) Advisory Committee
Staff Contact: Planning Division, 654-7893

Ventura County Area Agency on Aging
Staff Contact: Cary Glenn, Community Services Supervisor, 648-4732