Current Vacancies

New Police Department Chief's Advisory Panel to be Formed

Information including how to apply to serve on the new Police Chief 's Advisory Panel is now available at: and social media accounts.  


Current Vacancies

Vacancies are established when terms expire or when an incumbent leaves the position prior to term expiration. Incumbents may re-apply when their terms expire. Vacancies have or will occur on the following commissions and/or committees:

Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging

This Council advises the County Area Agency on Aging on all matters related to the development and administration of senior programs throughout the County.   The Council is composed of 40 members, appointed by the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors in partnership with the local cities. Members also choose one work group on which to serve: Education and Outreach, Health, Housing, Transportation or Legislative Advocacy. These groups meet monthly in Pleasant Hill.  (Mileage expenses to and from meetings are reimbursable.) It is preferable that candidates be a resident of the City of Pleasant Hill. Deadline for application is September 22, 2021. 

Notice of Vacancy
Council on Aging Information
County Advisory Council Application

Commission on Aging

A vacancy will occur on the Commission on Aging.  The Commission considers all matters affecting the aging in the community; provides awareness of resources; and plans, promotes, and participates in events of benefit to the aging population. Experience, training or education in provisions of programs or services to the elderly population of Pleasant Hill. Term: Completion of unfilled term through April 2024. Deadline for application is September 22, 2021.

Notice of Vacancy
Commission on Aging Information
Commission-Committee Application

Diablo Vista Water System Advisory Board

A vacancy is expected on the Diablo Vista Water System Advisory Board.  The Advisory Board provides oversight of the Diablo Vista Water System district operations. To qualify as a candidate, you must reside within the service district, and have resided there for one year or more prior to appointment. Term: Six-year term November 2021 through October 2027. Application Deadline is October 6, 2021. 

Notice of Vacancy
Advisory Board Information
Commission-Committee Application

Planning Commission

A vacancy has occured on the Planning Commission.  The Planning Commission provides recommendations to the City Council on land use, zoning, the general plan, and other policy issues. To qualify as a candidate, you must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of Pleasant Hill for at least one year prior to appointment. Term: Completion of unfilled term through April 2024. Deadline for application is September 22, 2021. 

Notice of Vacancy
Planning Commission Appointment Process
Commission-Committee Application 

Measure K Oversight Committee (Chamber of Commerce Member)

Participation on the Measure K Oversight Committee is a way for a busy person to give back to the community with a minimal time commitment. The committee meets two to four times per year, and reviews financial reports to confirm fund expenditures are used towards the new Pleasant Hill library or infrastructure improvements as approved by residents at the November 8, 2016 election.  The seven-member committee meets semi-annually, and the meetings are currently held via teleconference. The specific vacancy available is for a member of the Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce, with a business in Pleasant Hill.

For more information on the vacancy,  please click on the link below, and to apply, click on the online application specific to the Measure K Oversight Committee below. This vacancy will remain open until filled.

Notice of Vacancy - Chamber Member - Measure K Oversight Committee
Measure K Oversight Committee Information
Measure K Oversight Committee Application

Commission Appointments

For commission, committee and board term dates, view the Local Appointments List

Applications and Appointment Process  

The City of Pleasant Hill accepts applications for City Commissions on a continuous basis. When vacancies occur, the Interview and Nominating Committee (Committee), a sub-committee of the City Council, reviews applications and interviews qualified candidates. The Committee forwards a recommendation to City Council for final appointments, unless the position is a County or regional committee or board, in which case a recommendation is forwarded from City Council to the appropriate governing body for final appointment. 

Online applications for City commissions or committees are provided below, and can be submitted at any time for any of the commissions listed on the form or advertised by the City unless stated otherwise, and will be kept on file for up to one year or until the recruitment period is complete. For more information, or to submit an application for a regional committee, please contact Juanita Davalos at or call 925-671-5283.


Commission-Committee  Application
Measure K Oversight Committee Application
CCTA Citizens Advisory Application