San Marcos Residents Encouraged to Apply for Commission Vacancies

San Marcos Residents Encouraged to Apply for Commission Vacancies

City officials are encouraging residents to get involved and make a difference in their community by applying for open positions on two city commissions. Openings currently exist on the Budget Review Committee and Youth Commission.

The deadline to apply for these openings is Monday, April 28 at 5:30 pm. Appointments will be made on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 after the City Council conducts interviews with candidates during its regular meeting at 6 pm.

Two vacancies are open on the San Marcos Budget Review Committee. This committee reviews and discusses the status of each City department’s budget situation and makes recommendations to the finance director and City Council. The Committee also helps identify costs saving measures and conducts a thorough and analytical review of the annual Capital Improvement Budget.

Two vacancies and one alternate position are also open on the San Marcos Youth Commission. The Youth Commission, in collaboration with the community services department, reviews and participates in a variety of youth activities and projects in the City. Commissioners advise the City as to its proper role and participation in the development of youth programs and to promote the general welfare of young people in San Marcos.

Detailed application instructions and interview requirements are available online at www.san-marcos.net and clicking “Commissions” in the left-hand side navigation bar or by visiting City Hall at 1 Civic Center Drive in San Marcos.

For more information, please call the San Marcos City Clerk at (760) 744-1050, ext. 3145.

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