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City Council Advisory Groups
The Annual Advisory Group Recruitment Has Begun!

Volunteers Wanted!

The City of Santa Barbara is seeking individuals to serve on the various City Advisory Groups. Currently the City has 43 advisory groups and the members of these groups play an important role in shaping our community. The City is an equal opportunity employer and adopts practices that value and include diversity at all levels of the organization as an essential step to developing strategies that meet the needs of a diverse community. If you are interested in making a difference in your community, contributing ideas, and being part of the City team, you are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Schedule will be as follows:

    Recruitment Schedule for Boards and Commissions
Notice of Recruitment: August 13, 2019
Application Deadline: September 24, 2019

Interviews by Council (in Council Chambers, 735 Anacapa St):

  • October 8, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. (estimated time);
  • October 15, 2019, at 4:00 p.m. (estimated time); and
  • October 22, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. (time certain)




Interviews by Santa Barbara Youth Council:  

  • Monday, October 7, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. (estimated time); and
  • Monday, November 4, 2019, at 5:30 p.m. (estimated time)

 Interviews will be held at the City Council Chambers, City Hall - 735 Anacapa Street


November 12, 2019

Applications may be submitted as follows:

  • Email:
  • US Mail: City Clerk's Office, PO Box 1990, Santa Barbara, CA 93102-1990
  • In Person: City of Santa Barbara, City Clerk's Office 735 Anacapa St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101
  • Facsimile: (805) 897-2623

Additional information concerning the function of these Advisory Groups, meeting times, and the application for appointment may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office at City Hall, 735 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (805) 564-5309.

To view a video on how you can serve your community by participating on one of the City's many boards and commissions, view the Boards & Commissions Recruitment Video.

City of Santa Barbara
City Clerk's Office

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Last Updated: Aug 14, 2019
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