Boards & Commissions

The City of Watsonville City Council has various boards and commissions as outlined in the Watsonville City Charter. These boards and commissions are formed to serve as advisory bodies to the City Council and City Manager on a variety of issues.

Members of these boards and commissions should represent the community at large. In order to be eligible for any board or commission a person needs to be a qualified registered elector of the City.

Current Boards & Commissions


If you are interested in serving on a City board or commission, complete the Application and return it to the City Clerk's Office. 275 Main Street, Suite 400, (Fourth Floor), Watsonville, CA 95076 or email it here.

Application for Appointment to a City Board or Commission (Online Form)

Application for Appointment to a City Board or Commission (PDF)

If you are interested in being considered for more than one board or commission, separate applications should be submitted for each appointment you are seeking. Upon receipt, your application for appointment will be routed to the Council Member representing the District in which the vacancy exists. If a Council Member is interested in nominating you for appointment, the Council Member will contact you and discuss the appointment. You must be a registered voter in the City of Watsonville to qualify for an appointment. Please specify the commission or board to which you are seeking appointment and provide the requested information.