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Current Openings

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Sonoma is seeking volunteers to fill vacancies on Commissions as listed below.  Interested citizens may apply by submitting an application form to the City Clerk.  Application forms are available at City Hall or may be downloaded (see the link on the right). 

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. Wednesday March 18, 2015.  All applicants will be interviewed by the Mayor and one other City Council member who will make a nomination to fill the vacant positions(s).  The nominations will then go to the City Council for approval and ratification.


One Regular Member

The Planning Commission is made up of seven members plus an Alternate.  Their responsibilities include but are not limited to:  Development of the General Plan and Development Code.  Review and action on environmental impact reports, subdivision and parcel maps, use permit and variance applications, and special studies and reports.

Meetings are held on the second Thursday of the month at 6:30 p.m.  Applicants must reside within the City.



One Alternate Member

The Cultural and Fine Arts Commission is made up of seven members plus an Alternate member.  Its purpose is to develop and establish a balanced arts and cultural program that promotes, enriches and advances the cultural and fine arts community.  Annually they select a Treasure Artist of the Year and administer a Student Creative Art Award program.  Meetings are held several times a year.  Applicants must reside within the City.


One Regular Member and One Alternate Member

The Community Services and Environment Commission is made up of nine member plus an Alternate.  The commission advises the City Council on matters related to the preservation and enhancement of parks, recreational facilities, open space and the natural environment and reviews special event applications.  Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  Applicants must reside within the City.

DATED:  February 19, 2015

For additional information regarding the above, please contact:
Gay Johann, Assistant City Manager / City Clerk
No. 1 The Plaza
Sonoma CA 95476

City Hall

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