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City Council Advisory Groups
Semi - Annual Advisory Group Recruitment Begins March 27, 2017

Updated Vacancy List & Vacancy Notices

Volunteers Wanted!

Vacancy Notices - Current Vacancies

Vacancy List - Current Vacancies

Download an Advisory Group Application

 January, 2017

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. See scheduled vacancies to occur in 2017 - Local Appointments List - Maddy Act.

The next Semi - Annual Recruitment period is scheduled to begin March 27, 2017.

The Schedule will be as follows:

Application Schedule for Board and Commission Applications
Notice of Annual Recruitment: Monday, March 27, 2017
List of Vacancies and Vacancy Notices Posted:

Advisory Groups Vacancy Notices

Advisory Groups Vacancy List

These notices will be updated on March 27, 2017. 

Application Deadline: Monday, May 1, 2017 at 5:30 p.m.

Interviews by Council:



Interviews by Santa Barbara Youth Council:

Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. (estimated time)

Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at 4:00 p.m(estimated time)

Tuesday, May 23, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.

Monday, May 15th at 5:30 p.m.

Monday, May 25th at 4:30 p.m.


Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

List of Vacancies and Vacancy Notices: List of Current Vacancies Notices and Vacancy List.

Vacancies on Other City Committees
Golf Advisory Committee Street Tree Advisory Committee
Integrated Pest Management Advisory Committee  

Applications may be submitted as follows:

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

Applications can be found at:

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: Sep 25, 2017
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