Encinitas Youth Commission applications now accepted for 2020-21 school year


The City of Encinitas is accepting applications for appointment to the Youth Commission representing grades 7 through 12, according to a news release.

Applicants must apply online from the city’s website located at:

All applications must be submitted no later than 6 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, 2020.

Applicants must be residents of the City of Encinitas.

Youth Commission composition shall include representatives from school grades 7 through 12.

Applicants may be asked to meet with City Council members at a future council meeting (date to be determined) to briefly discuss their reasons for seeking appointment to the Youth Commission (e.g. a 2-3 minute presentation by the applicant).

Youth Commissioners must be able to attend commission meetings on the first Wednesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. and participate in Youth Commission projects and subcommittees.

The Youth Commission consists of up to nine voting members all serving a one-year term. Youth Commission duties include:

Development of an Annual Work Plan.

Review and updates on the Youth/Teen Master Plan.

Advising the Encinitas City Council on matters regarding youth/teen services and programs.

Cooperation with other public and private agencies.

For additional information, contact the City Clerk at 505 South Vulcan Avenue in Encinitas, by phone at (760) 633-2601 or by email at For any Youth Commission specific questions, please contact Christian Hernandez of the Parks and Recreation Department at (760) 633-2756.