Applications are open through Tuesday, Dec. 22 for a position on a number of City of San Marcos committees. Residents interested in getting involved and having a direct voice in local affairs are invited to find detailed eligibility requirements and application instructions at 1 Civic Center Dr. or by visiting the City’s website. There are currently three positions open on the Community Services Commision; five positions on the Planning Commission; four positions on the San Marcos Community Foundation; one position on the Student and Neighborhood Relations Commission; and four positions on the Traffic Commission. Terms of service vary from committee to committee.

Applications are by 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 22, and public interviews will be conducted later that evening at the City Council’s regular meeting. Candidates will be expected to present their background and qualifications at the meeting. Find out more at or by calling the San Marcos City Clerk at 760-744-1050, ext. 3145.