Vacancy Announcements

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The City of Newport Beach is currently accepting applications to fill the following upcoming vacancies (all terms are for four-years, expiring June 30, 2025): 

• Board of Library Trustees (one seat)
• Building and Fire Board of Appeals (two seats)
• City Arts Commission (three seats)
• Civil Service Board (one seat)
• Harbor Commission (two seats)
• Parks, Beaches & Recreation Commission (two seats)
• Planning Commission (two seats)

All seats will become vacant when the existing terms expire on June 30, 2021. 
All applicants must be qualified electors of the City, none of whom shall hold any paid office or employment in City government (Section 702 of the City Charter). 

The deadline for filing applications is noon on Wednesday, May 12, 2021.


The City of Newport Beach is currently accepting applications to fill the scheduled vacancies on the Newport Beach Restaurant Association Business Improvement District (NBRA BID) Board of Directors pursuant to California Streets and Highways Code Section 36530.

Newport Beach Restaurant BID Advisory Board of Directors Seats,
nominated by the NBRA BID Board and appointed by the City Council.

Applicants must be a member of the NBRA BID, or a members designated representative, and current with all BID assessments. To learn more about the NBRA BID, visit

Applications are due Monday, May 17, 2021 by 5 p.m.

 Newport Beach residents can download an application for the City's Boards and Commissions or one can be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, 100 Civic Center Drive (Bay E, 2nd Floor) or by calling 949-644-3005. To email a PDF of your application to the City Clerk's Office, please email Additional information about the Boards and Commissions can also be accessed through the City’s website at

For questions about serving on a City Board, Commission or Committee, please contact the City Clerk's Office at 949-644-3005.

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