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Board, Commission and Committee Open Seats

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Vacancies exist on the following Boards, Commissions, and Committees:

Annual Board and Commission Recruitment

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The City of Gilroy is recruiting to fill volunteer opportunities on various Boards/Committees/Commissions.

Application Deadline: Friday, December 17, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Interviews with City Council: Monday, January 24, 2022 @ 6 p.m.

Appointment Decisions by Council: Monday, February 7, 2022

Open Seats Include:

Arts & Culture Commission – 4 seats

Bicycle Pedestrian Commission - 1 seat

Historic Heritage Committee – 2 seats

Library Commission – 1 seat

Open Government Commission - 1 seat

Parks & Recreation Commission – 2 seats

Personnel Commission – 2 seats

Physically Challenged Board of Appeals – 2 seats

Planning Commission – 2 seats

For more information on these Boards, Commissions, and Committees and when they meet, see Functions and Meeting Times of all City Boards, Committees, and Commissions.

City Council will interview applicants at a City Council Meeting held via Zoom.

Applications may be completed and submitted online or can be obtained at Gilroy City Hall. Applications may be submitted to or by mail to:
City Clerk's Office
7351 Rosanna Street
Gilroy, CA 95020

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 13 advisory bodies are submitted electronically using the forms below and can be submitted at anytime throughout the year.

​Functions & Meeting Times of City Boards, Commissions & Committees


Completed applications can be delivered by email to, OR can be submitted by mail or dropped off at:
Gilroy City Clerk's Office
7351 Rosanna Street
Gilroy, CA 95020

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