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Volunteers sought for committees

SOLANA BEACH — The city is seeking 17 volunteers to serve two-year terms on its five citizen commissions. Applicants must live in Solana Beach and be at least 18 years old.
Members of the View Assessment and Budget and Finance commissions must also own property within the city. Each group has seven members, except Budget and Finance, which has five. All positions expire in January 2013.
There will be three vacancies each on the Budget and Finance, View Assessment and Public Arts Advisory commissions.
Budget and Finance meets at 6:30 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month. View Assessment meets at 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday. Public Arts meets at 4:30 p.m. every second Tuesday.
Four volunteers are needed to serve on the Public Safety Commission, which meets at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month.
There will also be four vacancies on Parks and Recreation, which meets at 4 p.m. every second Thursday.
Volunteers are also needed for the Parks and Recreation and Public Arts youth advisory groups.
Students serving on the six-member Parks and Recreation group, which includes representatives from elementary, middle and high school, are appointed to one-year terms by Parks and Recreation commissioners.
Duties include providing volunteer staffing assistance for community events and advising the Parks and Recreation Commission on youth and teen services and programs.
Youth members are required to attend and participate in monthly meetings, held at 4 p.m. on the second Thursday of the month at Fletcher Cove Community Center.
Call (858) 720-2453 for more information about the Parks and Recreation youth group.
Applications for adult and youth positions are available on the city website at Click on City Government, City Clerk and Citizen Committees. Applications are also available at City Hall, 635 S. Coast Hwy. 101.
Current members who plan to reapply for their positions may use the resubmittal form.
The application deadline is 5:30 p.m. Jan. 18.
Adult appointments are scheduled to be made by City Council members at the Jan. 26 meeting.