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Applications are now being accepted for the appointment of the Alternate Public Member to the Commission.  Any person wishing to apply for the position may get an application on this site (linked below this text), or by calling (415)448-5877 or sending an email to

The Commission, which is established by State law, has regulatory power over the formation and boundary changes of cities and special districts (e.g., annexations.) In addition, the Commission is responsible for determining sphere of influence (ultimate service areas) for all cities, and special districts within the County of Marin.  Composition of the Commission includes two members of the Board of Supervisors, two City Council members, two Special District members, and a representative of the general public. Each category has one alternate member seated at the board meetings in the absence of the regular member.

The Commission normally meets at 7:00 PM on the second Thursday, every even month. They are meeting via Zoom indefinitely due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Appointment Process and Important Deadlines

The Commission will accept applications for service as the Public Member through March 31, 2021.  Interviews of the applicants will be conducted at the regular Commission meeting on April 8, 2021.  The member selected would be seated for the shorter two-year term beginning May 1, 2021 through April 30, 2023.


Candidates must reside in Marin County.  The candidate also cannot be an officer or employee of Marin County, or of any city or district within the County of Marin.  During the selection process, the Commission shall consider the applicant’s qualifications and why the applicant wants to serve on the commission.

Contact Jason Fried, Executive Officer for more information at (415) 448-5877 or email





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