Appointed Boards and Commission

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.

Terms 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 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.

View additional qualifications, membership and/or vacancy information for the various boards and commissions here.

Arts and Culture Commission

Meets:
3rd Thursday of the month
5:30 pm
City Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701

Planning Commission

Meets:
2nd & 4th Monday of the month
5:30 pm
City Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza

Community Redevelopment &
Housing Commission

Meets:
4th Wednesday of the month  
4:30 pm
City Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza

Recreation and Parks (Board of)

Meets:
4th Wednesday of the month
5:00 pm
City Hall, Ross Annex, Room 1600
20 Civic Center Plaza,

Environmental & Transportation
Advisory Committee

Meets:
2nd Tuesday of the month
7:30 am
City Hall, Ross Annex, Room 1600
20 Civic Center Plaza,

Santa Ana 2018 Measure X
Citizen Oversight Committee

Requirements: Resolution No.: 2019-034

Meets:
2nd Wednesday of each quarter (March, June, September, and December 2019)
6:00 pm
City Hall

Historic Resources Commission

Meets:
1st Thursday in January, April, and October
4:30 pm
City Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza

Youth Commission

Meets:
3rd Friday of the month 5:00 pm
City Hall, Ross Annex, Room 1600
20 Civic Center Plaza,

Personnel Board

Meets:
4th Wednesday of the Month or
On an as needed basis
6:00 pm
City Council Chamber
22 Civic Center Plaza

Workforce Development Board

Meets:
To be Determined
Rancho Santiago Community College District Board Room 107
2323 N. Broadway, Santa Ana, CA 92706

Oversight Board

Refer to County for details at:
http://ocauditor.com/ob/