Pinole's Boards and Commission

Boards and Commission

Boards and Commissions

The application process for filling many of the City's vacancies includes an interview by the City Council subcommittee and recommendations are submitted to the City Council for formal appointment. Boards and Commissions appointments range from two-year to four-year terms. Unless otherwise specified, the application period for these vacancies is continuous until filled.

Below are the City of Pinole's active Boards and Commissions:

The City Clerk conducts recruitment for advisory board positions. Applications remain active for one year and applicants will be contacted if unscheduled vacancies occur.  

Local Appointments List (Maddy Act, Government Code 54972, Council Assignment):

Commission Application pdf
Online Submission Commission Application

Supplemental questionnaires are listed below and must accompany applications.

Planning Commission pdf   
        Online Submission Planning Commission

Community Services Commission pdf
Online Submission Community Services Commission

        TAPS pdf  
        Online Submission TAPS          




PINOLE residents are encouraged to become involved with their community and serve in an advisory capacity on a board or committee. The City of Pinole has the following vacancies:


Community Services Commission:  Six (6) vacancies, two-year term

Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Committee (TAPS): Five (5) vacancies, two-year term

Planning Commission: Three (3) vacancies, four-year term

Planning Commission

Applications due to City Clerk: Closed

The Planning Commission is a seven-member panel that assist with preparation, adoption, and maintenance of a long-range, General Plan for the physical growth and development of the city and make recommendations to the City Council.  The Planning Commission meetings take place on the second and fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 pm.

Community Services Commission

Applications due to City Clerk: May 19, 2024

The Pinole Community Services Commission is a seven-member panel that seek to enhance quality of life for the citizens of Pinole through responsive and interactive community services. A critical aspect of the Commission is their community advocacy. They provide feedback for a number of organizations and projects. The Committee meetings take place on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 5:00 pm.

Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Committee 

Applications due t
o City Clerk: May 19, 2024

The Pinole Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Committee is a five member panel who recommend or review action on traffic safety, traffic control and planning, speed limits, parking and other traffic related matters. The committee makes recommendations to the City Council; committee members service two-year terms.

    OTHER BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS (Not actively recruiting)

    Contra Costa Library Commission   
    The purpose of the Contra Costa Library Commission is to serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors and the County Librarian, to provide community linkage to the County Library. To establish a forum for the community to express its views regarding the goals and operations of the County Library and to develop and recommend proposals to the Board of Supervisors and County Librarian for the betterment of the library, including efforts to ensure a stable and adequate funding level for services.

    Submit Letter of Interest to the City Clerk's Office at 2131 Pear 
    Street, Pinole CA 94564 or by email [email protected].

    Contra Costa Council on Aging 

    In accordance with the Older Americans Act, the Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging (ACOA) is appointed by the Board of Supervisors to advise them on all matters associated with the planning, development and administration of programs relating to older adults. The ACOA is staffed by representatives of the Contra
    Costa County Area Agency on Aging (AAA). The ACOA consists of forty (40) members. Membership is determined by application and appointment.

    Fifty percent (50%) of the ACOA must be age 60 and above. The ACOA strives to represent or 'mirror' the diversity of the county's population with attention to the following factors: geography, economics, racial, cultural and ethnic origin, language, ability/disability, sexual orientation, and of course age. Public hearings are held a minimum of once each year. The AOCA does much of its work through its committees and work groups. These include: Housing, Health, Legislative Advocacy, Education & Outreach and Transportation.

    Committees on aging/cities (19 seats): By city or local committee appointment. Complete an application on the County website; submit a copy to the City of Pinole, City Clerk's Office.