2020 VACANCIES ON CITY BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES
Application Deadline: Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at 5:00 P.M.
The Mill Valley City Council is seeking applicants to serve, contribute and to utilize the substantial talent that exists among the residents of the community for the City’s various Boards, Commissions and Committees. New terms begin March 1st 2020 for a three-year period (unless noted otherwise). Members may serve no more than two consecutive terms. These appointments are made by the City Council and serve without financial compensation.
ARTS COMMISSION – One member’s term is expiring, of which the incumbent is eligible to reapply. The Commission arranges exhibits at City Hall and the Community Center, sponsors concerts in the Plaza as well as the annual ‘Click Off’ Photography Event. This is a hands-on working group that coordinates special artistic events along with its monthly “First Tuesday Art Walk.” The Commission needs task-oriented, focused members committed to community outreach. Meetings are the second Tuesday evening of each month. Please note that the opening is available to individuals who live both inside and outside of City limits but within the Mill Valley School District. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.
BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE – There are no current vacancies.
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMISSION – Three members’ terms are expiring, of which, all incumbents are eligible to reapply. The Commission advocates the need for ongoing emergency preparedness and helps identify, organize and liaison with neighborhoods, businesses, and schools. They assist with educating residents on ways to be self-sufficient in a disaster and encourage CERT training. Meetings are the second Thursday of every month at City Hall. Two of the three openings are available to individuals who live outside of City limits but within the Mill Valley School District. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.
LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES – Two members’ terms are expiring, of which, one incumbent is eligible to reapply. This advisory board meets on the second Thursday evening of every month. Trustees advise the City Librarian on matters related to the Library, advocate for the Library, and make reports to City Council. Please note that the opening is only available to individuals who live within City limits. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.
MARIN COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING - No current vacancies.
PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION – One seat is currently vacant. This five-member Commission meets on the first Wednesday evening of each month at City Hall to review issues pertaining to City parks, recreation facilities, and equipment. The Commission also studies the City’s tree planting and replacement program. Please note that the opening is only available to individuals who live within City limits. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.
PLANNING COMMISSION – Three members’ terms are expiring, of which, two are eligible to reapply. Pursuant to the Mill Valley Municipal Code, the Commission shall consist of five residents of the City of Mill Valley appointed by the City Council. In order to include persons with design expertise on the Commission, at least two members of the Commission shall be licensed architects, architects-in-training, licensed landscape architects, landscape architects-in-training, or urban planners. The Commission acts on design review and land use entitlement requests and develops ordinances to implement the General Plan. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Applicants must be registered voters and live within the City limits of Mill Valley. CLICK HERE TO APPLY.
MARIN/SONOMA MOSQUITO AND VECTOR CONTROL DISTRICT - No current vacancies.
PLEASE NOTE that interviews will be held before the City Council’s February 2020 meetings. Applicants will be contacted after the January 22nd deadline to finalize interview details. Final appointments will be made prior to the start of the new terms in March, 2020.
Dated: December 11, 2019
 Please be aware that some of these positions require the applicant to live within the bounds of Mill Valley City limits. Specific guidelines for residency are noted in the descriptions of each Board, Commission and Committee.