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Commission Vacancy Announcements

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The City Council is seeking applicants to fill a vacancy for the following:

Unscheduled Vacancy - Application Deadline February 3, 2020

The City of Vista is encouraging residents to get involved and make a difference in their community by applying for open positions on City Commission/Committee/Board seats with terms expiring on March 31, 2020. Terms will start April 1 and typically last four years.

Expected openings are on the following:

  • Community Safety Commission
  • Investment Advisory Committee
  • Parks & Recreation Commission
  • Planning Commission
  • Public Arts Commission
  • Sales Tax Oversight Committee
  • Senior Citizens Affairs Commission
  • Traffic Commission
  • Central Vista Business Improvement District 

Application Timeline

  • Incumbents application deadline: January 27, 2020
  • New applicant deadline: February 10, 2020 

Qualifications for Committee/Commission

  • Resident of the City of Vista
  • 18 years of age
Regular appointments are made each year in March, with terms beginning April 1. Occasionally, unscheduled vacancies occur during the year and additional appointments are made at that time.

Local Appointment List


Completed applications can be hand-delivered or mailed to the City Clerk's Office at 200 Civic Center Drive, Vista, CA 92084, or faxed to 760.639.6126.

Commission Application

Commission Application - Fillable

Youth Commission Application

Youth Commission Application - Fillable

CVBID Advisory Board Application

CVBID Advisory Board Application - Fillable

For questions regarding the application process, please e-mail Kathy Valdez (, City Clerk or phone: 760.643.5320.

View list Commissions/Boards/Committees - includes descriptions and qualifications

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