Vacancies & Applications

The City of Mill Valley is committed to promoting an equitable and inclusive environment that is welcoming to all who participate in municipal government. The City seeks diverse representation on its Boards, Commissions, and Committees, and applicants from all backgrounds and life experiences are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for appointment to the City’s various Boards, Commissions, and Committees.

2024 VACANCIES ON CITY BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND COMMITTEES

2024 Vacancies on City Boards, Commissions, and Committees Notice (PDF)

The Mill Valley City Council is seeking applicants to serve, contribute, and 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, 2024, for three years. Members may serve no more than two consecutive terms. These appointments are made by the City Council and serve without financial compensation. 

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APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, February 9, 2024 by 5:00 p.m. Submit applications to: 

ARTS COMMISSION:

Two members’ terms are expiring. 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 on the second Tuesday evening of each month. Please note that two of the openings are available to individuals who live outside of City limits but within the Mill Valley School District. - Arts Commission Application (PDF)

BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE:

Three members’ terms are expiring and of those, one incumbent is eligible to reapply. The purpose of this Committee is to help with the development and implementation of the City’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Transportation Plan and to review and comment on the design of Capital Improvement Projects as they relate to bicycling and walking. Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Meetings are held quarterly or at the discretion of the Public Works staff and Committee Chair. The Committee consists of five members, with at least four members as residents of the City of Mill Valley. One member may be a person residing outside of the City, but within the boundaries of the Mill Valley Elementary School District. - Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee Application (PDF)

EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMISSION:

There is one unscheduled vacancy on the Commission. 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 held on the second Thursday of every month at City Hall. The opening is available to individuals who live outside of City limits but within the Mill Valley School District. - Emergency Preparedness Commission Application (PDF)

LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

Two members’ terms are expiring, of which, both incumbents are 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, one opening is available to individuals who live outside of City limits but within the Mill Valley School District.- Library Board of Trustees Application (PDF)

MARIN/SONOMA MOSQUITO AND VECTOR CONTROL DISTRICT:

One member’s term is expiring and is eligible to reapply. California’s Mosquito Abatement Act of 1915 allowed groups of communities faced with serious mosquito problems to form their own regional abatement organization as an "independent special district", separate from other government agencies. The Marin-Sonoma Abatement District was launched at that time, the first in the State. The City Council is accepting applications from residents interested in representing Mill Valley on this Board. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of every other month at the district office in Cotati.- Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District Application (PDF)

PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION:

One member’s term is expiring. 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. The opening is available to individuals who live outside of City limits but within the Mill Valley School District.- Parks and Recreation Commission Application (PDF)

OTHER CITY BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND COMMITTEES:


MARIN COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING:

No current vacancies - Marin County Commission on Aging Application (PDF)

PLANNING COMMISSION:

No current vacancies - Planning Commission Application (PDF)

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The City of Mill Valley accepts applications at any time. Applicants will be contacted once an unscheduled vacancy on a Board, Commission, or Committee occurs or when the City hosts its annual recruitment.

Submit Application to:

For more information, contact the City Clerk at (415) 388-4033 or email the City Clerk at cityclerk@cityofmillvalley.org.

Updated: January 10, 2024

*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.


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