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Make a Difference by Joining a City Board, Commission, or Committee

Post Date:01/16/2020 5:00 PM

The City of Novato welcomes community participation in local government through its Boards, Commissions, and Committees. If you are interested in  serving your community, applying for a position on a City Board, Commission or Committee is a great place to start. Commissioners have a chance to be involved in upcoming projects, provide input on policies and make recommendations to the City Council that help shape our community. 

Official recruitment is open through February 6, 2020 at 5pm. Apply online now.

Applicants are interviewed and appointed by the City Council. Interviews will be scheduled in February.

For more information or questions, please contact City Clerk Terrie Gillen at or (415) 899-8900.

Committee  Number of Vacancies / Types of Seats 
Bicycle / Pedestrian Advisory Committee  4 regular 
Design Review Commission  3 regular 
Economic Development Advisory Commission  3 regular 
Novato Citizen's Finance Advisory / Oversight Committee  4 regular 
Novato Streetscape Committee 1 regular & 1 alternate 
Planning Commission  4 regular 
Police Advisory Review Board  2 regular 
Recreational, Cultural & Community Service Advisory Commission  5 regular 
Street Improvement Oversight Advisory Committee  3 regular 

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