Parks & Recreation Commission advises City Council on the City's system of parks, playgrounds, recreation facilities, and recreation programs.
Senior Citizens Commission studies, reviews, evaluates and makes recommendations to City Council on matters affecting elderly people in the City.
Youth Commission fosters greater involvement of youth in municipal government, studies problems, activities and concerns of youth relating to municipal policies, programs or projects within the City.
Neighborhoods Commission is advisory to the City Council regarding San José neighborhoods. Under the Neighborhood Commission, the Independent Citizens Oversight Standing Committee acts in an advisory capacity on all matters relating to the implementation of the Parks Bond Program.