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Board, Commission, and Committee Open Seats

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

Board and Commission Recruitment

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

Open Seats Include:

Arts & Culture Commission – Two (2) seats (Term expire 12/31/2024 and 12/31/2025) 
Parks & Recreation Commission – One seat (Term expires 12/31/2022)
Physically Challenged Board of Appeals – Two (2) seat (Term expire 12/31/2025) 

Next Interview Dates for Open Seats: 09/19/2022, 12/19/2022**
Next Appointment Dates for Open Seats: 10/03/2022*
*Appointments are done as needed.

DUE DATE FOR OPEN SEAT APPLICATIONS: Friday, September 9, 2022 at 5:00 PM

Valley Transportation Authority Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC)

The City of Gilroy needs one resident to represent the City at VTA's BPAC!  The BPAC is a 16-member committee that advises VTA's Board of Directors on planning and funding issues for bicycle and pedestrian projects in the county.

  • This is a two (2) year term starting July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2024
  • Must be a resident within Gilroy's City Limits
  • Interest in cycling and/or pedestrian activities and policy is highly desirable.
  • This position represent the City of Gilroy

DUE DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Friday, September 9, 2022 at 5:00 PM

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 in-person or 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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