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:

Architectural Review Commission 

One vacancy will occur at the end of May, 2021. The Architectural Review Commission reviews site plans, architectural structures and signage primarily related to new development in Pleasant Hill. Candidates must have demonstrated talent in aesthetics and architectural design through training, education or occupation.   Pleasant Hill residency is not required.

This position will be  for a four-year term ending May, 2025. For information on the Commission view the Architectural Review Commission webpage. The deadline to apply for this vacancy is Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Click on the links below for more information on the vacancy and to apply using the online application: 

Notice of Vacancy - ARC
Appointment Procedures
Commission-Committee Application

Contra Costa Transportation Authority Citizens Advisory Committee  

One vacancy with an unfilled term through April, 2023, has occurred.  This regional advisory committee provides citizen perspectives, participation and involvement in policy development and implementation regarding CCTA’s $3 billion voter-approved Transportation Expenditure Plan and Growth Management Program. Residents with an interest in transportation issues of regional, countywide, and local concern are invited to apply.  For more information on the Committee, view the CC Transportation Authority Citizens Advisory Committee webpage. The deadline to apply for this vacancy is Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Please click on the links below for more information about the vacancy or to download the CCTA Citizens Advisory Committee application. Submit the application as indicated on the vacancy notice to Juanita Davalos at

Notice of Vacancy - CCTA CAC
CCTA Citizens Advisory Committee Application 

Measure K Oversight Committee    

Pleasant Hill voters approved Measure K at the November 8, 2016 election, allowing for a half-cent sales tax rate increase that began on April 1, 2017. The Measure requires that an oversight committee review the expenditure of the funds collected from the Transactions and Use Tax on approved projects including the new library and infrastructure improvements.  The seven-member committee meets semi-annually, and the meetings are currently held via teleconference. Most of the positions will be four-year terms ending May, 2025.

Representatives are needed in the following categories:
- Member of Friends of the Pleasant Hill Library
- Chamber of Commerce Member
- Resident who is a financial professional
- Residents active in the community

For more information on the specific vacancies,  please click on the link below, and to apply, click on the online application specific to the Measure K Oversight Committee below. Deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 19, 2021.

Notice of Vacancies - Measure K Oversight Committee
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