General Information and Vacancies

The City of Laguna Niguel has a number of commissions and committees that perform a valuable service by providing a means by which the City Council can obtain the advice, opinions, and recommendations of City residents and other members of the community.

To become a member of a commission and/or committee, citizens are asked to file an application with the City Clerk, prior to an interview and selection by the City Council. These selections normally occur in December of each year, or at other times when a vacancy occurs.  For more information on applications, please send an email to Thy Merritt, Deputy City Clerk, at TMerritt@cityoflagunaniguel.org.

The City is now accepting applications to fill positions for upcoming vacancies for the following:

Vacancies

Commission/Committee

3

Investment, Banking and Audit Committee

13

Military Support Committee

3

Parks and Recreation Commission

3

Planning Commission

5

Senior Citizens Committee (Minimum age of 55)

3

Traffic and Transportation Commission


Applications must be submitted to Thy Merritt, Deputy City Clerk, via email at tmerritt@cityoflagunaniguel.org or by mail at: Thy Merritt, 30111 Crown Valley Parkway, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677. You may download the application HERE. The application deadline is FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

To view the most recent list of appointed commission and committee members, along with appointment date and when their term expires, CLICK HERE

Below are the qualifications required for each commission and committee: 

Committee/Commission
Qualifications
Parks & Recreation Commission
Laguna Niguel Resident and Registered Voter
Planning Commission
Laguna Niguel Resident and Registered Voter
Traffic & Transportation 
Commission
Laguna Niguel Resident and Registered Voter

Investment, Banking & Audit 
Committee
Laguna Niguel Resident, Registered Voter, and Substantial Relevant Education/Experience
Military Support Committee
None
Senior Citizens Committee
Laguna Niguel Resident, Registered Voter, and 
55 years or older
Youth Committee
Laguna Niguel Resident, High School Student, and Maintain a GPA of 2.25 or higher