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City Council Advisory Groups
The Annual Advisory Group Recruitment begins Fall 2021!

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:

September 14, 2021

Application Deadline for Recruitment:

The deadline has been extended from October 8, 2021 to October 14, 2021 at 5:00pm

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

  • October 26, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. (est. time);
  • November 9, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. (est. time);
  • November 16, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. (time certain)


Interviews by Santa Barbara Youth Council: 

Appointment for Recruitment: December 7, 2021

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: Oct 6, 2021
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