The City currently has five permanent Commissions/Committees.  The Council makes all appointments.  In order to provide for continuity, terms are staggered.  These valuable groups provide public input into the City government and facilitate quality decision-making.  Board and commission members serve with no monetary compensation.     

  • Corcoran Planning Commission
  • Corcoran Economic Development Commission - Suspended until further notice
  • Kings Mosquito Abatement District
  • Kings County Commission on Aging
  • Citizens Advisory Committee

In compliance with the requirements of the Maddy Act, Government Code 54972, the Local Appointments List is posted by December 31st of each year.  It shows all current Commission, Committee and Board Members appointed by the City Council.

How To Become A Commissioner     

To be eligible to serve on a board or commission, you must be a registered voter of the City of Corcoran, and reside in the city limits.
When commission vacancies occur, announcements are made at City Council meetings, notices are published in the local newspaper, The Corcoran Journal, and posted at the Council Chambers Bulletin Board.  The City advertises openings as a result of term expirations; however, unexpected vacancies can occur.  Openings which occur mid-term may be filled through a new advertisement.  If you are interested in applying for an upcoming vacancy, please complete a Commission Application or contact the City Clerk at 559-992-2151 extension 2501.