City Boards & Commissions

2023 Local Appointments list (Maddy Act)

2023 Master Boards and Commissins Calendar

South Lake Tahoe Boards & Commissions

Citizens have an opportunity to participate in the implementation of local policies by serving on a board or commission. Listed below are the current boards and commissions of the City of South Lake Tahoe. All of these meetings are open to the public. We welcome your participation.

Applications to serve on city commissions are received on an ongoing basis and a solicitation/recruitment shall be held annually for any open seats on October 1 (or as soon thereafter). During the solicitation/ recruitment period, completed applications must be returned to the City Clerk by the deadline set forth in the Notice of Solicitation period.

The City Council is currently soliciting for appointments to:

El Dorado County Community Action Council:

The City Council will be appointing one representative to the El Dorado County Community Action Council. Applicants must reside within the city limits. The Council meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 10 a.m. 

 For information purposes, the following is an excerpt from the By Laws: 

 “The purpose of this Advisory Board is to advise the El Dorado County Board of Supervisors, as the designated Community Action Agency, and Board of Directors thereto, for the County, and the Health and Human Services Agency, as the County Department designated by the Board of Supervisors to administer Community Action programs and activities, including the Community Services Block Grant, about the needs of the community on issues relating to human services needs for low-income residents of El Dorado County and to provide an avenue of participation for local government, private organizations, and private citizens of the community in serving the most vulnerable populations. The Council will provide advice and recommendations to the Board of Supervisors, provide assistance in educating the community on human services and available resources in El Dorado County and participate in developing collaborative solutions to meet ongoing community needs, while working together to meet the basic needs and to improve the quality of life for residents of El Dorado County.”

Airport Land Use Commission: (vacancy)

The City Council will be appointing one (1) member to serve a vacancy (expiring 2/2025) on the Airport Land Use Commission. Applicants must reside and be domiciled within the Tahoe Basin portion of El Dorado County. The Airport Land Use Commission review and determine compatibility of individual development proposals, general plan amendments, and other land use plans and regulations around airports as well as other responsibilities set forth in the Airport Comprehensive Land Use Plan. The Airport Land Use Commission meets on an as needed basis.


Arts, Culture and Tourism Commission: (vacancy)

The City Council will be appointing one (1) non-voting representative associated with the South Lake Tahoe Tourism Improvement District or Lake Tahoe Lodging Association to fill a vacancy (expiring 2/2024) on the Arts, Culture, and Tourism Commission. Applicants must reside and be domiciled within the Tahoe Basin portion of El Dorado County. The Commission review proposed policies on Arts, Culture and Tourism programs and report findings and review proposed public arts projects and make recommendations for appropriation of funds for specific projects. The Arts, Culture and Tourism Commission will meet quarterly as needed.


Applications: Applications may be obtained at City Hall located at 1901 Lisa Maloff Way, South Lake Tahoe, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applications can also be downloaded from the City's website at, or emailed to interested parties upon request to the City Clerk's Office. Completed applications must be returned to the City Clerk's Office (email preferred no later than 4:00 p.m., on Tuesday, July 25, 2023.


The City Council will be making the appointments at the regularly scheduled meeting of

August 8, 2023, at 9 a.m. or as soon thereafter.

 Commission Application: Commission Application (PDF)

Contact Information:  

For questions, please contact Susan Blankenship, City Clerk at (530) 542-6005 or via email at

City Boards and Commissions Resolution 

This resolution provides the City Council, City staff and the public information regarding the structure, duties, qualifications and responsibilities of City Commissions and Boards.

This resolution provides the process for the appointment and removal of commissioner and board members and the general policies and procedures of City Commissions and Boards.

This resolution assists in facilitating the City Commission and Board operations and in maximizing public participation.

Resolution 2023-013 City Commissions & Boards

 Commissioner/Board Member Handbook

 Commissioner/Board Member Handbook (PDF)