Vacancies

Open Recruitments

CommissionApplication
Heritage Preservation
  • One term ending December 31, 2025
  • Applications due by 5:00 p.m., April 16, 2024
  • City Council interviews on May 1, 2024
  • Oath of Office on May 15, 2024
  • Apply online
Library & Public Art Commission
  • One term ending September 30, 2027
  • One term ending September 30, 2028
  • Applications due by 5:00 p.m., August 22, 2024
  • City Council interviews on September 4, 2024
  • Oath of Office on September 18, 2024
  • Apply online
Parks & Recreation Commission
  • One term ending September 30, 2028
  • Applications due by 5:00 p.m., August 2, 2024
  • City Council interviews on September 4, 2024
  • Oath of Office on September 18, 2024
  • Apply online

Youth Commission
  • Six terms ending June 30, 2026
  • Applications due by 5:00 p.m., April 26, 2024
  • City Council interviews May 6, 2024
  • Oath of Office on June 5, 2024
  • Apply online

Qualifications

  • Must be a resident of the City of Saratoga (not including one position on the Library Commission)
  • Must attend a Commission meeting prior to the interview with City Council

Special Qualifications

CommissionSpecial Qualifications
Heritage Preservation
  • One member is nominated by the Saratoga Historical Foundation.
  • A minimum of two members must be experienced in architecture, history, planning, archaeology, or other heritage preservation related disciplines, if such professionals are available in the community. The Saratoga Historical Foundation nominee can qualify as a professional member.
Library & Public Art
Youth

Application Instructions

To be considered for a Commission, applicants must complete an application and submit it to the City before the application deadline. Additionally, applicants must attend a Commission meeting prior to their interview with the City Council. 

After the application deadline, the City Clerk will review the applications and notify applicants that meet the Commission qualifications of their interview date and time. Please note that interviews are recorded.

Financial Disclosures

Commission members are subject to Conflict of Interest provisions by State law and Commissioners must file the Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) Form 700 Statement of Economic Interests within 30 days of taking the Oath of Office. The City Clerk will provide the link to file. 

Commission Recruitment Notices

View special vacancy notices from the City Clerk.