Current Vacancies

Serving on a Board or Commission is an opportunity for you to participate in local government and serve your community. Learn more about each of the boards and commissions.

The application period is currently closed. This webpage is updated regularly as new vacancies become available.


  • Resident and a registered voter of the City of San Mateo
  • Attend a meeting of the Board/Commission to which you are considering applying (encouraged) 
  • Meeting attendance is required for Board and Commission Members
  • Must attend a commissioner orientation session and any training offered

How To Apply

The Boards and Commission Application can be filled out online, is available for pick-up at the City Clerk’s Office.

Vacancy Notifications

You can also sign up for email updates and be notified when new vacancies become available.