Request for Appointment
Have you ever considered volunteering a small portion of your time to be a member of a city committee, board or commission?
Applications for City Committees and Commissions are taken on an on-going basis and vacancies are filled as they become available. Applications may be mailed, e-mailed, faxed or hand-delivered to the City Clerk’s office.
Mail/Hand Delivery: 291 N. Main Street, Porterville, CA 93257
Fax: (559) 782-7452
Request for Appointment Form
There are currently two vacant seats on the Arts Commission, one general vacancy with a term to expire in July of 2023, and a youth vacancy. The Arts Commission serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council regarding the development and promotion of practices and policies pertaining to the Arts. The Arts Commission consists of five members, plus one youth member. The term of office shall be three (3) years with terms with the exception of the youth representative who serves a one (1) year term. Those members represent four areas of arts: 1) theatrical/ performing arts; 2) visual/graphic; 3) music; and 4) youth. The Commission shall hold regular meetings, the time and place thereof which shall be determined by the Commission.
Parks and Leisure Services Commission
There is currently one (3) vacancy on the Parks and Leisure Services Commission. This Commission serves in an advisory to the City Council on matter concerning Parks and Leisure Services and is comprised of eight (8) members with staggered four (4) year terms. To be eligible for appointment, individuals must reside within the city of Porterville and represent a cross-section of the community. The Commission currently meets on the first Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.
Library and Literacy Commission There is currently one (1) vacancy on the Library and Literacy Commission. This Commission serves in an advisory capacity, making recommendations to the City Council on policy and overall goals and objectives for the Library, and is comprised of seven (7) members with staggered three (3) year terms. To be eligible for appointment, individuals must reside within the City of Porterville and represent a cross-section of the community. The Commission shall hold regular meetings, the time and place of thereof which shall be determined by the Commission. Currently, the Commission meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in City Hall.
Maddy Act - Local Commissioner List
In compliance with the requirements of the Maddy Act, Government Code Section 54972, the link above is a list of City of Porterville commission and committee members whose terms run through December 2022.
Note - The names on this list are subject to change based on term expirations and resignations that occur during the year. Please refer to the corresponding commission or committee page for current membership rosters.
This list is to remain posted until December 31st of each year.