Applications accepted through Friday, September 21
Vacancies on City Boards and Commissions

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There are five City Boards and Commissions: Community Activities & Cultural, Forest and Beach, Planning Commission, Historic Resources Board, and the Harrison Memorial Library Board of Trustees, which advise and assist the City Council in dealing with specific projects, policies, and issues. 

HOW TO APPLY

The City of Carmel-by-the-Sea is soliciting applications to fill five (5) pending vacancies on City Boards & Commissions for terms ending on September 30, 2018.

A description of the duties and responsibilities of each Board and Commission is available on the City’s websiteBoard and Commission Applications can be submitted at City Hall, located on the east side of Monte Verde between Ocean and Seventh Avenues or to the City Clerk via email cityclerk@ci.carmel.ca.us. City Hall is open from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. 

Applications will be accepted at City Hall until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, September 21, 2018.  Applicants will be interviewed by the Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem, who will make recommendations to the City Council.  Interviews will be held the week of September 24-28, 2018.  The City Council will ratify appointments on Tuesday, October 2, 2018. 

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES AND CULTURAL COMMISSION:  Two (2) vacancies.

The Community Activities and Cultural Commission consists of five members. A two-thirds majority of the Commission must reside in the City, and the remainder may reside in the City’s Sphere of Influence.  Applicants should be interested in and familiar with the creative or performing arts and special events.  The Commission meets monthly on the second Tuesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers.

HARRISON MEMORIAL LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES: Two (2) vacancies.

The Harrison Memorial Library Board of Trustees consists of five members. At least three Board members must reside in the City, and no more than two members may reside in the City’s adopted Sphere of Influence.  All members of the Harrison Memorial Library Board of Trustees must have a current Harrison Memorial Library patron card.  Applicants should be interested and knowledgeable about library services.  The Board meets monthly on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. 

PLANNING COMMISSION:  One (1) vacancy.

The Planning Commission consists of five members.  All members of the Planning Commission must reside in the City and be registered to vote in the City, and must have particular interest in, and familiarity with, planning matters.  The Commission meets monthly on the second Wednesday of each month beginning at 2:00 p.m. to conduct a tour of inspection and at 4:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers for the regular meeting.