City Advisory Committees
The city has a number of volunteer committees that act as advisory to the City Council, as well as a Planning Commission and a Design Review Board. The clerk keeps a current list of citizen advisory committees, their vacancies, names of committee members, and the regular meeting dates of the committees. If you would like to find out more about these advisory committees or are interested in volunteering, please complete the citizen interest form (PDF) and view more information on the Volunteer Opportunities section of this website.
Local Appointments List
In compliance with the requirements of the Maddy Act, Government Code Section 54970, the Local Appointments List for 2019 is posted on an annual basis by December 31. It shows all current appointed members of ongoing city boards, commissions, and committees established by the City Council and the dates of their terms of office as of the time of this posting.
The names on this list are subject to change based on term expiration and resignations that occur during the year. View the list or search the database below.
Standard Operating Principles for Advisory Boards and Committees
On February 3, 2014, the City Council adopted Standard Operating Principles for advisory boards and committees to help establish standards that guide all committees on common issues such as agendas, conduct of meetings, and records/reporting. On January 10, 2022, the City Council reviewed and updated the Standard Operating Principles. All members of City advisory boards and committees are encouraged to be familiar with the Standard Operating Principles.
Form 700 & Conflict of Interest Code
The Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) requires cities to adopted a designating those City public officials who are involved in City decisions to disclose certain financial interests which could foreseeably be affected, in a material manner, by a City decision made by the official. Currently, the Conflict of Interest Code requires members of the Finance Committee, Design Review Board, Planning Commission and City Council to file a Form 700 Financial Conflict of Interest filing upon assuming office, annually, and upon leaving office. Volunteers interested in serving on these committees should be aware of these filing requirements. For more information, please visit the FPPC’s website.