Commissions Committees Boards

Rohnert Park's Civic Bodies

While the City Council is charged with overseeing the general policies and governance of the City, there are also official civic bodies in Rohnert Park, all of which are important to the functioning of our City government and the wellbeing of our citizens. In addition to their oversight duties, some of these commissions, committees, and boards also provide direction and recommendations to the City Council on specific issues. Virtually all citizens of Rohnert Park benefit from the efforts of the dedicated citizens who willingly give of their time to serve on these important civic bodies.

 Click on the appropriate link below to learn more about each of Rohnert Park’s Commissions, Committees, and Boards.

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Local Appointments

In Accordance with the Maddy Act (Government Code Section § 54970, et seq.),  the City has prepared an appointments list of all regular and ongoing boards, commissions, and committees which are appointed by the City Council.  This list can be found by clicking on the link below:


Current Vacancies
There are no current vacancies at this time. However, various terms are set to expire on December 31, 2020:

1. Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee (three seats)
2. Building Appeals Board (one seat)
3. Mobile Home Parks Rent Appeals Board (three seats)
4. Parks & Recreation Commission (three seats)
5.  Planning Commission (three seats)
6. Senior Citizens Advisory Commission (three seats)
7.  Sister Cities Relations Committee (three seats)
8. Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District (one seat)

Individuals interested in serving the City must file an application, either seeking appointment for the first time or reappointment if already serving,  with the City Clerk’s Office no later than Friday, December 11, 2020 by either mail: City Clerk’s Office, 130 Avram Avenue, Rohnert Park, CA 94928 or electronic mail: 

Applications received will be provided to Council for review and potential nomination/appointment at one of the City Council meetings in January 2021.

To apply, submit a completed Fact Sheet Application Form (en español, haga clic aquí) or Building Appeals Board Application (en español, haga clic aquí) to the City Clerk's Office at City Hall, 130 Avram Avenue, Rohnert Park, or fax to (707) 792-1876. 

 For more information, please call the City Clerk’s Office at (707) 588-2227 or email