Apply For Membership

Apply For Membership

How to Apply for Membership

Applications for advisory bodies are always welcome. You may submit an application to the City Clerk at any time; applications are retained for one year.  Applicants are required to attend a meeting of the Advisory Body for which they plan to apply, prior to submitting an application.  Members must reside within the Livermore city limits, with the exception of the Livermore Area Youth Advisory Commission (youth members must attend Livermore schools and are not required to be residents of the city).

When a vacancy occurs, applicants will be contacted by the City Clerk's Office to arrange an interview with the City Council Subcommittee.

Upon completion of the interview process, the City Council Subcommittee makes a recommendation at a regular meeting of the City Council for confirmation of the appointment and the new volunteer is administered the Oath of Office.

Current Recruitment

Beautification Committee – The Beautification Committee’s mission is to preserve the natural beauty and habitat of Livermore. The Committee reviews and recommends to City Council: beautification projects for parks, roadsides, medians, city gateways, and standards for landscape maintenance districts. Public outreach achievements include Arbor Day and annual appearance awards.

Next meeting: November 7, 2018, 6:00 pm, Maintenance Service Center, 3500 Robertson Park Road

Commission for the Arts – The Commission for the Arts encourages and facilitates cultural programs that enrich the community. The Commission promotes Livermore as a vibrant and stimulating environment for artists and audiences, young and old, to experience the performing, visual, and literary arts.

Next meeting: October 23, 2018, 4:30 pm, Civic Center Library, 1188 S. Livermore Avenue

Historic Preservation Commission – The Historic Preservation Commission is responsible for identifying, protecting, and preserving Livermore’s historic resources. Their successes are visible in the beauty of Livermore’s historic structures and landmarks.

Next meeting: November 1, 2018, 7:00 pm, City Council Chambers, 3575 Pacific Avenue

Human Services Commission - The Human Services Commission provides a forum for discussion of community social needs, monitors the expenditure of Housing and Human Services funds, assists local agencies in procuring grants, and submits an annual report to City Council on the status of social conditions and progress toward achieving solutions to the community’s human needs.

Next meeting: November 13, 2018, 7:00 pm, Multi-Service Center, 3311 Pacific Avenue

Livermore Housing Authority – (One regular and one tenant vacancy, and one vacancy for tenant at least 62 years of age) The Housing Authority administers and oversees the 125 low-income housing units at Leahy Square. Additionally, the Authority oversees the Section Eight Certificate Program and the Voucher Program for subsidized housing.

Next meeting: November 14, 2018, 5:30 pm, 3203 Leahy Way

Livermore Area Youth Advisory Commission (Adult and Youth vacancies) – The Youth Advisory Commission (LAYAC) brings together youths and adults, and private and public sectors of the community to address responsibility for the care, health, safety, welfare and education of Livermore’s young people. The Commission consists of 15 youths (ages 12-20) and three adults, and creates a forum for ideas and interests that are communicated to City Council.

Next meeting: November 5, 2018, 7:00 pm, Robert Livermore Community Center, Elbow Room, 4444 East Avenue

Applications must be received in the City Clerk’s office by 5:00 pm on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Must attend at least one meeting of the advisory body applying for before submitting an application and must reside within the Livermore city limits.

Interviews will be held the evening of November 19, 2018 – please hold the date!


To complete an application for City Historian, please click here.

To complete an application for the Commission for the Arts, please click here.

To complete an application for the Planning Commission, please click here.

To complete an application for the Youth Advisory Commission, please click here.

To complete an application for all other advisory bodies, please click here.

Please note that some advisory body members are required to file a Statement of Economic Interests (Form 700), a public document disclosing certain business, property and investment holdings which might conflict with the member's decisions.