Current Recruitments & How to Apply

As vacancies occur on a Commission or Committee they will be listed below.  Applications received will be posted after the close of the recruitment below. For full Information and to apply, visit our CivicWeb Portal.

Current Recruitment(s):  

The City of Sonoma is currently seeking applications for the following positions on City of Sonoma or Regional commissions, committees, and boards:

City Commissions and Committees

  • Parks, Recreation & Open Space Commission
    • One Alternate

      • The Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Commission advises the City Council on matters related to the preservation and enhancement of the parks, recreational facilities, and open space under the jurisdiction of the city.
  • Traffic Safety Committee
    • One Non-Voting Youth Member 
      • The Traffic Safety Committee reviews complaints and suggestions submitted by residents regarding traffic safety issues. It advises the City Council on all physical measures proposed as solutions to those issues

Regional Appointments

  • Sonoma Valley Citizens Advisory Commission
    • Two Representatives
      • A joint advisory agency with representation from the County of Sonoma and the City of Sonoma to share responsibility for local planning in the Sonoma Valley. Members must be qualified elector in the City of Sonoma.  The representative serves a four-year term.

Alternate Members will serve two-year terms.  Non-voting Youth Members will serve a one-year term.

Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 16, 2023.

For questions, please get in touch with Sonoma City Clerk Rebekah Barr by calling (707) 938-3681 or emailing

How to Apply

Individuals that are interested in applying for current recruitments are encouraged to apply by applying electronically.

The online application can be accessed on the City's CivicWeb Portal, selecting the “Commission Application” tile and then “Apply.”  See a video tutorial and link to the application page below.

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