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

One seat required to be city resident (current member is not eligible for re-appointment)

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

Three seats with preference for city residents

Citizens with Disabilities Advisory Board

Two seats with the following requirements 

  • 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
  • one seat with no requirement (currently vacant)

General Employees Pension Fund Board of Trustees

One seat for a city resident

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)




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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