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2020 City Commissions Recruitment

It's time to begin the annual Commission Recruitment process for those terms that are expiring in March 2020.

The City of Encinitas is now accepting applications for appointment to City Commissions. Application forms must be completed online from the City's website and all applicants must be registered voters of the City of Encinitas.  Planning Commission and Traffic & Public Safety Commission have geographic requirements as noted in the Public Notice.

There are two (2) application deadlines, one for incumbents wishing to reapply, and a later date for all other applicants. The deadline for incumbents wishing to reapply is Thursday, January 9, 2020 at 5:00 p.m., and the deadline for all other applicants is January 16, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

All applicants will be asked to attend the February 12, 2020 City Council meeting to briefly discuss (2 to 3 minutes) their qualifications and interest in serving on a commission. Appointments are scheduled to be made at the City Council meeting on February 26, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. (meeting dates are subject to change). Terms will begin March 1, 2020.

TERM LIMITS:  Beginning in 2014, all Commissions, with the exception of the Youth Commission, shall have term limits of two (2) consecutive full terms of office. After reaching the term limit, a person must sit out one appointment cycle before reapplying to the same City Commission. Upon terming out of one Commission, a person may apply to a different City Commission. 

The Public Notice of Vacancies is linked to this message for your information.

Please do not hesitate to call City Clerk Kathy Hollywood at (760) 633-2603 if you have any questions or require additional information.