Boards & Commissions

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Citizen Advisory Groups research, study and discuss specific issues with both short and long-term implications, forwarding their recommendations to the Council.

Read a brochure on city Boards, Commissions and Committees (PDF). You may also fill out the Online Application for Boards, Commissions and Committees.
Citizen Advisory Groups are formed to assist the City Council in making critical policy decisions that impact the community. These groups research, study and discuss specific issues with both short and long-term implications, forwarding their recommendations to the Council.

Citizen input is essential to the success of local government. Those interested in applying for a position on one of the citizen advisory groups can apply online when applications are being accepted for vacancies. Applications are reviewed annually and are considered whenever a vacancy on one of the advisory groups occur.

The City of Modesto believes citizen feedback is essential to providing and maintaining quality services to the Modesto community. Our citizens are our top priority. To meet their expectations, citizen advisory groups, called boards, committees and commissions, are formed to assist the Modesto City Council in making policy decisions that impact the community. These citizen-driven groups research, study and discuss specific issues with both short and long-term implications, forwarding their recommendations to the city council.

The City of Modesto is committed to its mission of maintaining and enhancing the quality of community life by developing an economically vital, culturally rich, safe and attractive community. Only by working hand-in-hand with the community will we be successful in our mission.