We Need You!

Are you passionate about the City of Goleta? Then join one of our boards or commissions. The deadline to apply for the Design Review Board and Public Tree Advisory Commission has been extended to 5:00 p.m. on February 16, 2017.

Design Review Board Vacancies 
The Design Review Board (DRB) is a seven-member body whose responsibility is to encourage development exemplifying the best professional design practices in order to enhance the visual quality of the environment and prevent poor quality of design. The DRB has one vacancy for a professionally licensed architect and one vacancy for a licensed Landscape Architect or Landscape Contractor. To be eligible to apply, candidates must be a qualified elector.  Members of the DRB are appointed to a three-year term. The DRB meets the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 3:00 p.m., and the position is compensated $50 per meeting.

Public Tree Advisory Commission Vacancies 
The Public Tree Advisory Commission provides advice to staff and the City Council in developing plans and goals for the Goleta Urban Forest, represents the interests of the community and informs the community of the Urban Forestry program as directed by the City Council. Two appointments will be made to the Public Tree Advisory Commission. To be eligible to apply, candidates must reside within Goleta City limits and should have an interest in and/or experience in urban forestry or landscaping. Commissioners are appointed by the City Council and serve four year terms which expire at the first regular meeting of the first February following the expiration of the current term of office of the City Councilmember who appointed the Commission member. The Commission holds meetings on an as-needed basis and members are compensated at the rate of $50 per meeting.

Click here to fill out an online application. For questions contact Deborah Lopez, City Clerk, at (805) 961-7505 or dlopez@cityofgoleta.org.