Problems accessing the application forms? Click the link below. https://sanmateo.primegov.com/public/committees Click "View All Boards and Commission Vacancies" to see all openings. Select "Apply" to begin your application. Please contact the City Clerk's Office if you need assistance.
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. Start by attending a meeting of the Board/Commission to which you are considering applying (highly encouraged).
Term Length & Limits
Commissioners and Board Members are appointed by the City Council and serve, without pay, for four-year terms. There is an opportunity to be re-appointed for up to two consecutive terms.
Commissions meeting with different frequencies, but typically once a month. Additional time is required to prepare for each meeting.
Commissions and Boards act under policies and ordinances of the City Council.