Appointed Boards and Commissions

The City of Santa Ana encourages residents to become involved in your community.  One way to do so is to serve in an advisory capacity on one of the City’s various boards and commissions.  The City accepts applications on an on-going basis and keeps them active for a two-year period.  Below is a summary of the various commissions including duties, compensation and requirements.  Interested individuals may apply for appointment by following instructions below.

Requirements
The following apply to most Citizen Advisory Boards with the exception of the Youth Commission:  Must be a registered voter and not serve as a treasurer of a political action committee.

Term of Appointment
Most members serve for a term of four (4) years, with a maximum of three (3) full terms and until their respective successors are appointed and qualified.  The terms run concurrent with the term of the appointing City Council member. The Mayoral representatives serve for two (2) years, up to four (4) consecutive terms.

Application Process
Applications are available on-line at Application to serve on a Board or Commission or Application to serve on a the Youth Commission; at the Clerk of the Council Office, City Hall, 20 Civic Center Plaza 8th Floor, Santa Ana, CA  92701; or by calling (714) 647-6520 and one will be mailed to you. 


 


Click on the following for additional qualifications, membership and/or vacancy information for the various boards and commissions:

Arts and Culture Commission

Meets:
3rd Thursday of the month
5:30 p.m.
Garfield Community Center
501 N. Lacy St.
Santa Ana, CA 92701
Agenda | Minutes

  • Artists Housing Committee (Arts and Culture Commission)
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  • Public Art Committee (Arts and Culture Commission)
    Agenda
     
  • Sister Cities Committee (Arts and Culture Commission)
    Agenda

 

Community Redevelopment &
Housing Commission

Meets:
2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month  
4:30 p.m.
City Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza
Agenda | Minutes

Personnel Board

Meets:
On an as needed basis
6:00 p.m.
City Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza
Agenda

 

Environmental & Transportation
Advisory Committee

Meets:
2nd Tuesday of the month
7:30 a.m.
  *Please call 714.647.5690 for meeting date.
City Hall
20 Civic Center Plaza,
Ross Annex, Room 1600
Agenda | Minutes

 

Planning Commission

Meets:
2nd & 4th Monday of the month
5:30 p.m.
City Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza
Agenda | Minutes


 

Historic Resources Commission

Meets:
Quarterly, 1st Thursday of the month
4:30 p.m.
City Council Camber
22 Civic Center Plaza
Agenda | Minutes

 

Recreation and Parks (Board of)

Meets:
4th Wednesday of the month
5:30 p.m.
For meeting locations, please check agenda
Agenda | Minutes

 

Youth Commission

Meets:
Quarterly at 5:30 p.m.
   *Please call 714.571.4259 for meeting date.
Southwest Senior Center
Conference Room
2201 W. McFadden Ave.
Agenda | Minutes

 

Oversight Board

Meets:
2nd Tuesday of the month
3:00pm.
City Hall, 2nd Floor Conference Room unless otherwise noted on the Agenda.
20 Civic Center Plaza
Agenda