Advisory Board Vacancies

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The City Commission of the City of Sarasota is seeking individuals willing to serve on the following Advisory Boards:

Board of Adjustment

Two seats required to be city residents (one current member is eligible for re-appointment, one current member is not eligible)

Board of Rules and Appeals

Four seats with the following requirements:

  • One seat - licensed mechanical contractor (currently vacant)   
  • One seat - licensed fire sprinkler contractor (current member is not eligible for re-appointment)
  • Two seats - consumer representatives who are not, and never have been a member or practitioner of a profession regulated by the board or a member of any closely related profession (current members are not eligible for re-appointment)

Citizen Tax Oversight Committee

Five seats with preference for city residents

Citizens with Disabilities Advisory Board

Two seats with the following requirements:

  • One seat with preference for city resident (current member eligible for re-appointment)
  • one seat for STAR (Students Taking Active Roles) Program Member - for more information on the STAR program contact The Boys & Girls Club Leadership Program at (941) 217-5295

Human Relations Board

Two seats with preference for city residents (current members are eligible for re-appointment)

Nuisance Abatement Board

One seat with preference for city resident (currently vacant)

Public Art Committee

One seat with the following requirement:

  • One seat for an Architect or Planner who is city resident or property owner 

Sarasota Housing Authority

One seat with no requirement (currently vacant)


Preference is given to persons who reside or own property in the City of Sarasota. To receive an application for appointment, please contact the Office of the City Auditor and Clerk, 1565 First Street, Sarasota, Florida, 34236, telephone number (941) 954-4160, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Or download it here:

General Application

Board Specific Applications

Downtown Improvement District Board of Directors

Police Complaint Committee

Police Advisory Panel

Sarasota Housing Authority Advisory Board

St. Armands Business Improvement District Advisory Board

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