San Marcos City government offers a number of ways for its citizens to become actively involved in government business. In addition to the opportunity, citizens have to express their thoughts at City Council meetings and public hearings, San Marcos citizens also may apply to serve on one of many boards and commissions.
Membership on these panels is open to all San Marcos citizens. Unless otherwise noted, the only requirement for service is that the applicant be a city resident. Members of these citizen panels serve without monetary compensation. The City Council appoints the members.
The Cemetery Commission gives recommendations to the City Council for budget, maintenance, projects, and special programs at the cemetery.
Serves as an advisory board to the city council, the city manager and other boards and commissions on matters involving senior citizens in the San Marcos community.
Advises on programs, policies and activities that are unique to veterans and important to the overall fabric of the community.
The San Marcos Commission on Children and Youth and the San Marcos Youth Commission have been dissolved as City Boards and are now under the leadership of the Youth Services Director at Community Action, Inc.