Commission & Committees Recruitment

For a complete list of Committee and Commission appointed terms and upcoming vacancies please see the Maddy Act List.

Current Commission & Committees Vacancies

Youth Advisory Committee Recruitment

For information regarding the Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) vacancies noted below, please see the Youth Advisory Committee Webpage.

The City of Rancho Palos Verdes is excited to announce the formation of its inaugural Youth Advisory Committee, a platform designed to empower and engage the youth of our community. This committee will provide a unique opportunity for young residents to have their voices heard and actively contribute to shaping the future of our city.

Applicants must have written parental consent. The Youth Advisory Committee will be limited to students that are residents of Rancho Palos Verdes. Students may range from 7th to 12th grade.

The application period for this exciting committee is now OPEN! We welcome eager and motivated young individuals who are passionate about making a positive impact in our community. To apply, e-mail the City Clerk’s Office at to request an application.

The deadline for applications to be filed in the City Clerk’s Office has been extended to 4:30 p.m. on October 6, 2023.  If selected, Staff will schedule a time to conduct interviews of the selected applicants.

Civic Center Advisory Committee Recruitment

For information regarding the Civic Center Advisory Committee vacancy noted below, please see the Notice of Recruitment (PDF).

Applications for the Civic Center Advisory Committee may be obtained by contacting the City Clerk’s Office at 310-544-5217, downloading the Application for Appointment (PDF), or by completing the Application for Appointment Form online. Please complete and submit the form to the City Clerk’s Office by 4:30 p.m. Friday, October 20, 2023. 

Interviews with the City Council are tentatively scheduled to take place on November 7, 2023, prior to the regularly scheduled City Council Meeting virtually using the Zoom platform. The City Clerk’s Office will confirm the date and time of the interviews with the applicants.

Commission & Committees Application Form Submittal

  • By email -
  • By mail to:
    City Clerk’s Office
    30940 Hawthorne Boulevard
    Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

 Please note that that applications will be retained for future consideration for vacancies within other City committees.

  • Civic Center Advisory Committee
    One (1) Special Vacancy with an unexpired term of June 2026

  • Emergency Preparedness Committee
    No Vacancies

  • Finance Advisory Committee
    No Vacancies

  • Infrastructure Management Advisory Committee
    No Vacancies

  • Planning Commission  
    No Vacancies

  • Traffic Safety Committee
    No Vacancies

  • Youth Advisory Committee
    13 Vacancies