Apply Now to Serve as City Commissioner

Apply Now to Serve as City Commissioner

Sun Staff Reports

The City of Alameda has a number of vacancies on the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners and Social Service Human Relations Board it is looking to fill. City Boards and Commissions advise and work with the City Council, which sets policy for the City of Alameda.
Application forms may be completed and submitted online at www.alamedaca.gov/application or by contacting the City Clerk’s office by email at clerk@alamedaca.gov or by phone at (510) 747-4800.

Housing Authority Board of Commissioners

This board meets monthly on the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. The current opening is for a four-year term. The board is the governing body of the Housing Authority and establishes policies and advises on programs for the development of assisted housing, and the maintenance, modernization and revitalization of existing facilities.

Social Service Human Relations Board

This board meets monthly on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. The current opening is to fill the remainder of a term that expires in June 2022. This board, nicknamed the “Shrub,” works to create a community environment which fosters mutual understanding, respect, and goodwill among our diverse community groups, and to improve social services.
Current efforts include development of a comprehensive Community Needs Survey, advising on the development and implementation of Alameda’s Homelessness Strategic Plan, and overseeing allocation of Community Development Block Grant funding for non-housing public services.

How to Apply

To apply, visit www. alamedaca.gov/application or contact the City Clerk’s office by email at clerk@alamedaca.gov or by phone at (510) 747-4800. For additional information, please visit www.alamedaca.gov/boards and commissions.