Boards, Commissions & Committees

Board, Commission, and Committee Open Seats

The City of Gilroy is currently recruiting to fill volunteer opportunities on various Boards, Committees, and Commissions seats that are currently vacant.

Seats Include:

Arts & Culture CommissionOne (1) seat with a term expiring 12/31/2024
Building Board of AppealsN/A
Library CommissionOne (1) seat with a term expiring 12/31/2026
Open Government Commission N/A
Parks and Recreation Commission N/A
Personnel Commission Two (2) seats with terms expiring 12/31/2026
Physically Challenged Board of Appeals Two (2) seats with terms expiring 12/31/2025
One (1) seat with term expiring 12/31/2026
Planning Commission
Youth CommissionN/A

Next Interview Date: March 2023 City Council Regular Meeting
Next Appointment Date: April 3, 2023 City Council Regular Meeting

DUE DATE FOR OPEN SEAT APPLICATIONS: Friday, March 10, 2023, at 5:00 PM


To be eligible for appointment to any board or commission, a person shall be a qualified registered elector of the City (Gilroy Charter Section 900).

City Council will interview applicants at a City Council Meeting held via in-person.

Applications may be completed and submitted online.


DeadlineInterviewFuture Appointment
March 10, 2023March 20, 2023April 3, 2023
June 9, 2023June 19, 2023July 10, 2023
September 8, 2023September 18, 2023October 2, 2023
December 1, 2023December 11, 2023Date TBD - January 2024

The City of Gilroy has a number of advisory bodies, each with distinct responsibilities. The primary purpose of these advisory bodies is to gather information, weigh public input, and examine issues in depth to render a recommendation to the City Council and the City Administrator.

Applications for our nine (9) advisory bodies are submitted electronically using the forms below and can be submitted at any time throughout the year.

Find resource and training information to understand the roles and responsibilities of Gilroy Boards, Commissions and Committees.