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Call for Applications for the Youth Advisory Board

Feb 22, 2018 6 Views 0 Comments FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle Plus


Applications are now being accepted from the residents of the City of San Juan Capistrano who are interested in serving on the City Council appointed Youth Advisory Board.  Youth Member appointees serve a one year appointment, and take office in September to coincide with the school year.  Adult Advisor appointees serve a two year term until September 2020.  Fifteen youth member vacancies and two adult advisors vacancies exist on the Youth Advisory Board. The Board serves as a liaison between the City's youth and the City Council. Only youth members are voting members. The Board submits recommendations to the City Council for special events, programs, and fundraising events. The Board meets on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chamber.  Applications are available HERE on the City's website and at the Office of the City Clerk, located at 32400 Paseo Adelanto.


Application forms will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 30, 2018. All questions concerning the commission or the application process should be directed to the City Clerk’s Office at (949) 493-1171.

Coffee with a Cop, February 7

Jan 31, 2018 187 Views 0 Comments FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle Plus

Come meet the City’s Chief of Police Services and San Juan Capistrano’s deputies on Wednesday, February 7, from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at Panera Bread located at 31882 Del Obispo Street. This is an opportunity to meet Lt. Carl Bulanek, the City’s new Chief of Police Services, and get to know the deputies that serve your community. There is no agenda, just an opportunity to ask questions, share ideas and express concerns. Click HERE for the flyer.

Free Disaster Preparedness Training

Jan 9, 2018 280 Views 0 Comments FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle Plus


The City of San Juan Capistrano – Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training program prepares residents to be self-reliant in the event of a natural disaster. Attendees are trained to take care of their family, neighbors, and to assess hazards before and after a disaster occurs. Our 20 hour FEMA-based course is free to San Juan Capistrano residents.  Classes include both classroom and hands-on training in: Disaster Preparedness, Terrorism Awareness, Fire Safety, Disaster Medical Operations, Light Search and Rescue, Disaster Psychology and Incident Command.  Our next CERT training series begins on Monday, January 22.  For more information please call (949) 443-6304 or visit SJC-CERT.

Parks, Recreation, Youth & Senior Services, Trails & Equestrian Commission Meeting Agenda and Webcast Access - January 15, 2018

Jan 8, 2018 159 Views 0 Comments FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle Plus

To access the agenda or stream the webcast for the Parks, Recreation, Youth & Senior Services, Trails & Equestrian Commission meeting, please do not use any old links or bookmarks as the City has released an enhanced City website to improve overall user experience based on resident feedback.   Here is a link to view the agenda and webcast:


Residents having difficulty accessing the new website may want to try resetting their cache or contact your internet provider’s technical support. 


The enhanced website now features streamlined navigation, phone and tablet compatibility, and better access to Council and Commission webcasts, recordings, and associated documents, modern community engagement and marketing automation technologies using MailChimp integrations, a simplified and updated approach to municipal information navigation, and improved branding.  At no additional cost to the City, this “spruced up” website will enable the City to more effectively communicate with and engage the public.  To receive notifications posted on the website about community events and projects, and to receive the City Manager’ Weekly Community Update, please subscribe on the City’s home page at

Sandbags for San Juan Capistrano Residents

Jan 8, 2018 259 Views 0 Comments FacebookTwitterLinkedInGoogle Plus

The weather forecast calls for measurable rain over the next 24 hours.  As a courtesy to residents, the City provides empty sandbags free-of-charge for flood control purposes.  San Juan Capistrano residents can pick up ten empty sandbags at City Hall, located at 32400 Paseo Adelanto, during regular business hours (7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mon – Thu, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fri).  Additionally, the Orange County Fire Authority provides empty sandbags at Fire Station 7, located at 31865 Del Obispo Street, any time.  Residents can fill their own bags using the sand pile located in the Library parking lot at 31495 El Camino Real. For more details regarding sandbag and sand locations, please click here or call City Hall at (949) 443-6352. Residents can also purchase filled sandbags at a variety of suppliers listed on the attached supplier list.  However, residents are encouraged to contact the supplier first to confirm availability.

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