Public Notice


The City Council of the City of Soledad is accepting applications for appointment to fill a vacancy on the City Council. The person appointed to the position will serve for the remaining term of the vacated seat on the Council, or until November of 2024. An appointment is anticipated to be made by the City Council at a special public meeting scheduled for Thursday, May 23, at 6:00 p.m. All applicants should expect to be interviewed for 10 minutes at this meeting prior to the Council’s decision.

The Soledad City Council is comprised of five members including the Mayor. This legislative body provides policy direction on a broad spectrum of issues and is responsible for oversight and establishment of a wide variety of city services and programs. Regular City Council meetings are held on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. Additionally, special, and joint meetings are occasionally held with other policy-making bodies.

In order to be eligible to hold office as a member of city council, a person must be a United States citizen; 18 years of age; and a resident within the City limits of Soledad. All prospective candidates will be verified through the Monterey County Elections Department Registrar of Voters.

Candidates may obtain an application at City Hall, 248 Main Street, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. You may also visit the City’s website to submit an application online:

In order to be considered for appointment, all questions on the application must be completed. All applications must be received by Wednesday, May 15, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.


For additional information, contact Deputy City Clerk Darlene Noriega at 831-223-5014, or by email at

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