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Request for Appointment

Have you ever considered volunteering a small portion of your time to be a member of a city committee, board or commission? 

Applications for City Committees and Commissions are taken on an on-going basis and vacancies are filled as they become available.  Applications may be mailed, e-mailed, faxed or hand-delivered to the City Clerk’s office. 

Mail/Hand Delivery: 291 N. Main Street, Porterville, CA 93257
 (559) 782-7452

Request for Appointment Form

Vacancy Announcements
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Citizens’ Advisory and Housing Opportunity Committee
There are currently vacancies on the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Citizens’ Advisory and Housing Opportunity Committee. This is a one-year term from the date of appointment. The CDBG Committee serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council regarding program design, implementation, and assessment, to ensure that Porterville residents are given a full opportunity to participate in the CDBG Program. This Committee consists of seven residents of the city, appointed annually by the City Council. The Citizen Participation Plan places particular emphasis on obtaining representation of low and moderate income persons residing in slum and blight areas, members of minority groups, the elderly, the disabled, and residents of areas where the use of funds is proposed. Citizens and civic organizations are urged to make recommendations on the allocation of the City’s multi-purpose Community Development Block Grant funding, which the City receives yearly since 1981/82. Full participation in the planning of the Consolidated Plan, Action Plans, Analysis of Impediments and other CDBG required documents is expected. The committee attends special meetings and Public Hearings. Current dates for the spring of 2023 are: 

•    February 28, 2023 – 5:00 pm - 1st Public Hearing & CDBG Citizens' Advisory and Housing Opportunity Committee Meeting / City Hall, Coleman Conference Room – 291 N. Main St.
•    April 18, 2023 – 6:30 pm Public Hearing for Approval of Action Plan / City Hall – 291 N. Main St. & Virtually via the City’s YouTube channel: 

A City of Porterville resident interested in being considered for an appointment should submit an application by January 30, 2023, to the City Clerk’s Office, 291 N Main St, Porterville CA 93257, or by email to 

Anyone wishing to serve on a commission or committee is hereby invited to submit a Request for Appointment to the City Clerk.  All Requests will then be forwarded to the City Council for its consideration.  The Request for Appointment forms are available on the City’s website (above), or at the Office of City Clerk at City Hall.

For further information please contact Patrice Hildreth at 782-7447.

Actualmente hay asientos vacantes en el Comité Consultivo del Ciudadano y de Oportunidades de Vivienda de la Beca del Desarrollo Comunitario (CDBG).  Este es un término de un año de la fecha de designación.  El Comité de CDBG sirve como asesor del Ayuntamiento de la Ciudad con respecto al diseño, implementación y evaluación del programa CDBG para asegurar que a los residentes de Porterville se les dé una completa oportunidad para poder participar en el programa de CDBG.  El comité consiste de siete residentes de la ciudad, designados anualmente por el Ayuntamiento de la Ciudad.  El Plan de Participación del Ciudadano pone énfasis particularmente en obtener representación de personas de ingreso bajo a moderado que residen en barrios bajos y áreas marchitas, miembros de grupos minoritarios, personas de tercera edad, los discapacitados, y residentes de áreas donde el uso de los fondos está propuestos.  Se les sugiere a los residentes y organizaciones cívicas que hagan recomendaciones en la asignación de los fondos de multiusos proporcionados por la Beca de Bloque del Desarrollo Comunitario, los cuales la Ciudad recibe anualmente desde 1981/82. Se espera la completa participación de los miembros del comité en la planificación del Plan Consolidado, Planes de Acción, Análisis de Impedimentos y otros documentos requeridos de CDBG.  El comité asiste a reuniones especiales y audiencias públicas.

Las reuniones especiales del comité y Audiencias Públicas actualmente programadas para la primavera del 2023 son las siguientes:

  • 28 de febrero del 2023 -5:30 p.m.- 1er Audiencia Publica & CDBG Comité Consultivo del Ciudadano y de Oportunidades de Vivienda / City Hall (Alcaldía), Coleman Conference Room – 291 N. Main Street
  • 18 de abril del 2023- 6:30 p.m. Audiencia Pública para Aprobación del Plan de Acción / City Hall (Alcaldía) -291 N. Main St. & Virtualmente vía el canal de YouTube de la Ciudad:

Un residente de la Ciudad de Porterville que esté interesado en ser considerado para nombramiento a este comité debe entregar una aplicación antes del 30 de enero del 2023 a la Oficina del Secretario de la Ciudad, o por correo electrónico a La solicitud puede recogerse en la Oficina del Secretario Municipal o descargarse en línea:

Maddy Act - Local Commissioner List

In compliance with the requirements of the Maddy Act, Government Code Section 54972, the link above is a list of City of Porterville commission and committee members whose terms run through December 2022.

Note - The names on this list are subject to change based on term expirations and resignations that occur during the year.  Please refer to the corresponding commission or committee page for current membership rosters.

This list is to remain posted until December 31st of each year.


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