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Anyone interested in being appointed to a commission should complete the appropriate application form, indicating the commission preference, and return the form to the City Clerk Department.  Applications will be forwarded to Councilmembers, and, when appropriate, to School Directors for their review.  Councilmembers will initiate interviews as needs arise and vacancies occur.  A Commission Roster listing the names and addresses of all current commissioners and any vacancies is available from the City Clerk Department.

(Presented in interactive PDF*; applications will open in a new browser window.)

  1. General Application (PDF, 83 KB) -  to be used for most commissions - indicate preference

  2. Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Product Panel of Experts (PDF, 133 KB) - indicate special category

  3.  Mental Health Commission Application (PDF, 95 KB) - indicate special category

  4. Community Health Commission Application (PDF, 79 KB)  - indicate special category

  5.  Cannabis Commission Application - indicate special category

  6. Fair Campaign Practices Commission Application (PDF, 45 KB)  - indicate if criteria and restrictions are met

  7. Board of Library Trustees Supplemental Questionnaire (PDF, 35 KB) - supplemental questionnaire and information sheet - Please attach the questionnaire to the General Application

  8. Alternate Commissioner Application (PDF, 116 KB) - indicate if criteria and restrictions are met
  9. Homeless Services Panel of Experts (PDF) - indicate special category





 *To read PDF files, download a free copy of Adobe Acrobat Reader.  The interactive applications allow you to type data directly onto the form.  Please note: The free version of the Adobe software allows printing of completed form pages - but not the saving of completed pages to disk. If you are unable to access .pdf documents online, please contact us via email (, telephone (510) 981-6900, or TDD (510) 981-6903 so that we can provide an alternate format.



Materials created by the City are available in alternative formats upon request. Alternative formats include audio-format, braille, large print, electronic text, etc. Please contact the Disability Services Specialist and allow 7-10 days for production of the material in an alternative format. 

Disability Services Specialist 
Phone: 1-510-981-6418 
TTY: 1-510-981-6347 


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