Appointed Boards and Commission

The City of Santa Ana encourages residents to become involved in your community.  One way to do so is to serve in an advisory capacity on one of the City’s various boards and commissions. The City accepts applications on an on-going basis and keeps them active for a two-year period.  Below is a summary of the various commissions including duties, compensation and requirements. Interested individuals may apply for appointment by following instructions below.

Requirements

The following apply to most Citizen Advisory Boards with the exception of the Youth Commission:  Must be a registered voter and not serve as a treasurer of a political action committee.

Terms of Appointment

Most members serve for a term of four (4) years, with a maximum of three (3) full terms and until their respective successors are appointed and qualified.  The terms run concurrent with the term of the appointing City Council member. The Mayoral representatives serve for two (2) years, up to four (4) consecutive terms.

Application Process

Applications are available  on-line by clicking on the board or commission listed below; at the Clerk of the Council Office, City Hall, 20 Civic Center Plaza 8th Floor, Santa Ana, CA  92701; or by calling (714) 647-6520 and one will be mailed to you.

View additional qualifications, membership and/or vacancy information for the various boards and commissions below:

Arts and Culture Commission

Meets:
3rd Thursday of the month
5:30 pm
City Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana, CA 92701

Personnel Board

Meets:
On an as needed basis
6:00 pm
City Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza

Community Development Commission

Meets:
4th Wednesday of the month  
4:30 pm
City Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana, CA 92701    

Planning Commission

Meets:
2nd & 4th Monday of the month
5:30 pm
City Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana, CA 92701

Environmental and Transportation
Advisory Commission

Meets:
2nd Tuesday of the month
7:30 am
City Hall, Ross Annex, Room 1600
20 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana, CA 92701

Santa Ana 2018 Measure X
Citizen Oversight Committee

Meets:
2nd Wednesday of each quarter
6:00 pm
City Hall, Ross Annex, Room 1600
20 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana, CA 92701

Historic Resources Commission

Meets:
1st Thursday of the month
4:30 pm
City Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana, CA 92701

Workforce Development Board

Meets:
To be Determined
Rancho Santiago Community College District Board, Room 107
2323 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, CA 92706

 

Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission 

Meets:
4th Wednesday of the month
5:30 pm
City Hall, Ross Annex, Room 1600
20 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana, CA 92701

Youth Commission

Meets:
3rd Friday of the month
5:30 pm
City Hall, Ross Annex, Room 1600
20 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana, CA 92701

 

Oversight Board

Refer to County for details at:
http://ocauditor.com/ob/