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Welcome to the City of Goleta Commissions, Boards and Committees information site. Many Goleta citizens give their time to assist and advise the City Council on issues facing the legislative body. Service on City Boards, Commissions and Committees is one of the principal means by which citizens can participate in city government and they play a vital role in bringing transparency, change, and growth to the City of Goleta.

The City Clerk’s Department administers the opening, notification, application and appointment process for Boards, Commissions and Committee vacancies. Please follow the links below for information about each board and commission, membership, applicants, applications, websites, and agendas. Individuals may serve on only one commission, board, or committee at any given time, in accordance with Resolution No. 13-17, entitled “A Resolution of the City of Goleta, California, Establishing a Policy for City Commissions and Boards Relating to Service on City Commissions and Boards” (adopted 3/18/2013).


Library Board of Trustees of the City of Goleta Vacancy

The City of Goleta is looking for 5 members to serve on the Library Board of Trustees of the City of Goleta. The role of the Board is to advise the City Council and increase citizen participation in library issues by analyzing current needs, considering goals, anticipating future needs and problems, acting as a liaison, acting as a sounding Board, and to help develop consensus for advisement to the City Council. The Board will meet at least once a month. There is a $50 stipend per month.

The Board Members must be residents consisting of the following:

The Library Board of Trustees shall be composed of five (5) members appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council.

The Mayor will always appoint, and the City Council will always consent to three members suggested by the County Board of Supervisors. These members must be residents of the unincorporated service area of the Goleta Valley, and one of the three members must be a resident of the Isla Vista Community Services District (CSD).

The remaining two members must be residents of the City of Goleta.

The extended deadline to apply is September 10, 2018, at 5:00 p.m.  Applications may be submitted online at Additional information can be provided by calling Deborah Lopez, City Clerk, at (805) 961-7505.

Thank you for your interest to serve.