Commissions, Committees & Boards

Role of Commissions & BoardsThe primary role of City Commissions and Boards is to review and make recommendations to the City Council on matters within their scope of responsibility, and to promote increased public input and citizen participation.

To qualify for membership on any Council appointed board, commission or committee, a person must be 18 year of age or older and a registered elector of the City OR be the owner of a business located within the city limits. However, in no event shall less than a majority of any board or commission be made up of qualified registered electors of the city.

 Applicants are appointed to the various boards and commissions by the Mayor, with the approval of the City Council. The annual recruitment period for the various Commissions and Boards takes place toward the end of each year, usually around October or November.

Current VacancIESPlanning Commissioner:  3 Seat and 1 Alternate

Measure E Oversight Committee: 3 Seats

Parks & Recreation Commission: 1 Seat

Fortuna Business Improvement District Committee: 7 Seats - click HERE for details

How to ApplyTo apply for a board or commission, submit a completed application to the City Clerk's office.

To apply for FBID Advisory Committee, submit a completed application to the City Clerk's office at:

City Hall
621 11th St.
Fortuna, CA 95540

Applications are kept on file for six months from the date of submittal. If you have any questions, please call the City Clerk’s office at (707) 725-1411.