City Council Application

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The El Cajon City Council is accepting applications to fill a vacant City Council seat. The appointed individual will serve as an At-Large position on the City Council until November 2020.  

Regular meetings of the City Council are held on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 3:00 p.m. and periodically at 7:00 p.m. Additional meetings are held as necessary.

Requirements: Qualified candidates must reside within the City of El Cajon city limits for and be a registered voter.  Upon appointment, the appointee is required to file Form 700 according to the provision of the Political Reform Act, the Fair Political Practices Commission, and the City’s Conflict of Interest requirements.

To access an application form, click here. Please allow time for it to open.

Applications for the City Council vacancy must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 200 Civic Center Way, El Cajon, CA 92020, no later than April 26, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.  Applications received after 4:30 p.m. will not be considered.

The City Council will interview applicants at the May 14, 2019 Council meeting at 7:00 p.m.  If you are unable to attend the May 14 meeting, you may contact the City Clerk’s office to make alternative arrangements.

The City appreciates your willingness to serve.  If you have any questions about the application and interview process, please call the City Clerk’s Office at 619-441-1763.