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City Council Vacancy

The City of Portola is seeking letters of interest from citizens interested to serve on the City Council to fill a vacancy. The selected person will be appointed and serve as Council member until the general municipal election in November 2024.

To be eligible for appointment, a person must be a registered voter, live within the City limits of the City of Portola, and submit a letter of interest as to why they wish to serve on the Portola City Council. The individual selected should be able to participate in Council meetings and Comissions and Committees as appointed. The City Council holds regular meetings the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at 6:00 P.M. 

 Interested persons for the City Council position must:

  • Submit a letter of interest and any relevant qualifications to the Portola City Clerk by 5:00 P.M. on May 30th, 2024 at 35 Third Ave, Portola CA 96122.
  • Attend the June 12th City Council meeting at 6:00 P.M. at City Hall to be interviewed. 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must be a resident and registered voter of the City of Portola.
  • Will be required to file a Statement of Economic Interest (Form 700). 

 The City Council will consider all letters of interest and may make an appointment by a majority vote of the Council at the Council meeting on June 12th, 2025 at 6:00 P.M. 

Please contact the City Clerk at or phone 530-832-6801 for further information. 

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