Boards & Commissions

The City of Anaheim has a number of boards and commissions on which citizens serve and make recommendations to the City Council in an advisory capacity. The names of these Boards and Commissions and a brief summary of their activities are listed below.


Board and Commission members are appointed by the Anaheim City Council. In most cases, you must be a resident of Anaheim and a qualified elector (18 years of age or older) to serve. Terms range from 3 to 4 years and begin July 1 through June 30, 4 years later. Appointees may serve 2 consecutive terms.


  1. Budget, Investment & Technology

    The Budget, Investment, and Technology Commission reviews and makes recommendations to the council concerning the City's budget, investment policy, and information technology.

  2. Community Center Authority

    The Community Center Authority functions as a financing conduit in connection with the convention center.

  3. Community Services Board

    The Community Services Board makes recommendations to the City Council concerning the City's social service needs.

  4. Cultural & Heritage Commission

    The Cultural and Heritage Commission makes recommendations to the City Council concerning arts, culture, and historic preservation.

  5. Advisory Committee on Electoral Districts

    After months of community meetings and public hearings by the Advisory Committee and City Council, on February 9, 2016 the City Council unanimously adopted the city’s first districting map and election sequence for the November 8, 2016 election

  6. Housing & Community Development Commission

    The Housing & Community Development Commission assists in community development efforts and uses of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds.

  7. Library Board

    The Library Board makes recommendations concerning the operation of City Libraries.

  8. Oversight Board-Successor Agency

    View agendas and minutes for the Oversight Board of the City Of Anaheim, as the Successor Agency to the Anaheim Redevelopment Agency.

  9. Parks & Recreation Commission

    The Park and Recreation Commission makes recommendations concerning park and recreation planning/programming.

  10. Planning Commission

    The Planning Commission assists the City Council with land use policy and zoning decisions.

  11. Public Safety Board

    The Public Safety board is comprised of 9 Anaheim residents to review fire and police budgets, staffing levels, service delivery mechanisms, police and fire policies and practices, and certain critical incidents, such as officer involved shootings, use of force and in-custody deaths.

  12. Public Utilities Board

    The Public Utilities Board makes recommendations concerning issues related to the delivery of electricity and water.

  13. Sister City Commission

    The Sister City Commission makes recommendations to maintain and expand the vision and goals of the Sister City program.

  14. Workforce Investment Board

    View a list of the members of the Workforce Investment Board and the end of term date.