Open Recruitments

Library and Community Engagement
Parks and Recreation
Public Art Commission
Traffic Safety Commission

Heritage Preservation Commission


  • Must be a resident of the City of Saratoga (not including one position on the Library Commission)
  • Must be a registered voter in the City of Saratoga (not including the Youth Commission)  
  • Must attend a Commission meeting prior to 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 & Community Engagement
  • One member is nominated by the City of Monte Sereno.
  • Members must be a resident of Saratoga in grades 7-11.

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.