Joining a commission is a great way to get involved with your community. At the end of each year, the City Clerk prepares and posts a list of expiring appointed terms for the coming year, the names of incumbents, and the dates of their appointment. The following is a list for 2019: 

Current Commissions

  1. Human Relations
  2. Park and Recreation
  3. Planning Commission
  4.  Arts and Culture Commission
  5. Senior Citizens
  6. Bike Ped Advisory Committee
  7. DIPSA Community Advisory

Human Relations Commission meetings are held at City Hall on the fourth Wednesday of every month at 7:00 p.m.

How to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis for all Boards, Commissions, and Committees and will remain valid 1 year from the date of submission. If you are selected to serve on a Board or Commission, the Political Reform Act requires that you file an Annual Statement of Economic Interest (Form 700) as well as complete biennial ethics training (AB 1234).  

If you would like to apply for a position on a City board, commission or committee, applications are available the bottom of this page. Please fill out the appropriate application and return it to the City Clerk's office: at:

In person:

Office of the City Clerk
34009 Alvarado-Niles Road
Union City, CA 94587

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Via Email: 

The City Clerk's office is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. City Hall is closed every other Friday.

Notice of Unscheduled Vacancies

Senior Citizen Commission (10/15/2019)

Current Openings 

None at this time

Coming Soon

Arts and Culture Commission  

Commission will be responsible for encouraging and promoting art programs and activities within the City, making recommendations to the City Council regarding local visual and performing art needs, activities and programs, receiving and gathering input from the community on issues relevant to art policies, and enhancing community awareness of art resources

Please check back later for further information on the Arts & Culture Commission.