Boards, Commissions and Committees

Citizen Advisory Groups

Citizen Advisory Groups research, study and discuss specific issues with both short and long-term implications, forwarding their recommendations to the Council.

Group Name Vacancies
Airport Advisory Committee No
Board of Building Appeals No
Board of Zoning Adjustment Yes
Charter Review Committee No
Citizens Advisory Committee on Recycling Yes
Citizens Districting Commission No
Citizens Housing & Community Development Committee Yes
Citizen's Salary Setting Commission Yes
City of Modesto Blue Ribbon Commission on Homelessness No
Culture Commission Yes
Disabled Access Appeals Board Yes
Downtown Improvement District Advisory Board No
Entertainment Commission No
Equal Opportunity/Disability Commission No
Golf Courses Advisory Committee No
Housing Rehabilitation Loan Committee Yes
Human Relations Commission No
Landmark Preservation Commission Yes
Local Cable Programming Committee Yes
Planning Commission Yes
Tuolumne River Regional Park Citizens Advisory Committee Yes
Youth Commission Yes

Citizen Advisory Groups are formed to assist the City Council in making critical policy decisions that impact the community. These groups research, study and discuss specific issues with both short and long-term implications, forwarding their recommendations to the Council. Citizen input is essential to the success of local government.

The City of Modesto believes citizen feedback is essential to providing and maintaining quality services to the Modesto community. Our citizens are our top priority! To meet their expectations, citizen advisory groups, called boards, committees and commissions, are formed to assist the Modesto City Council in making policy decisions that impact the community. These citizen-driven groups research, study and discuss specific issues with both short and long-term implications, forwarding their recommendations to the city council.

The City of Modesto is committed to its mission of maintaining and enhancing the quality of community life by developing an economically vital, culturally rich, safe and attractive community. Only by working hand-in-hand with the community will we be successful in our mission!

Those interested in applying for a position on one of the citizen advisory groups may contact the City of Modesto, City Council Office at 1010 Tenth Street, Modesto, CA 95354 or by calling (209) 571-5597. Applications are reviewed annually and are considered whenever a vacancy on one of the advisory groups occur.