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Posted on: December 18, 2018

Marina Opens Application Process for City Commissions and Committees

The City of Marina is accepting applications for three (3) Commissions, Tree Committee and Design Review Board.

Interested individuals for City Commissions must be residents and registered voters of the City of Marina; and interested individuals for the Tree Committee or Design Review Board must be residents of the City of Marina, with at one (1) at-large member who may reside outside the City.

Although applications may be submitted at any time, the filing deadline to interview for these openings is 5:00 p.m. Friday, January 18, 2019 postmarks will be accepted.

Applications are available from the Office of the City Clerk located at 211 Hillcrest Avenue, Marina, California between the hours of 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday, calling 884-1278, or on the City of Marina website: www.cityofmarina.org 

Interviews will be coordinated between January 21-30, 2019 Final approval of appointments by the City Council is tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, February 5, 2019.


  • Public Works Commission: 3 seats (expiring February 2021)

The Public Works Commission shall act as an advisory body to the City Council on matters pertaining to city parks, facilities and improvement of residential and commercial areas. The Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month.

  • Recreation & Community Services Commission: 3 seats (expiring February 2021)

The Recreation and Cultural Services Commission acts as an advisory body to the City Council in the provision of recreation, cultural and public arts programs including services to seniors and youth and the implementation of art in public places. The Commission meets Quarterly at 6:15 p.m. on the first Wednesday.

  • Economic Development Commission: 3 seats (expiring February 2021)

The Economic Development Commission is an advisory body to the City Council regarding economic development in the City; downtown vitalization; and ways to encourage business to locate and remain in Marina. The Commission meets at 4:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month.

  • Tree Committee 1-year terms (expiring April of each year): 3 seats should reside within the City of Marina, but one (1) at-large member may reside outside the City. Candidates should have experience in planning, landscaping and/or trees, or any related field.
  • Architectural and Site Design Review Board 1-year terms (expiring April of each year): 3 seats for Marina residents and one (1) seat as a member-at-large. This seat does not require residency in the City of Marina. Candidates should have experience in architecture, landscaping, planning, engineering, building construction, real estate or a related field.