City Commission Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications are now being accepted for service on various City commissions.  These commissions work directly with City staff in developing goals and advising the City Council on many issues.  These Mayor-appointed positions are a great way to get involved in your community.

 

      • Agriculture & Natural Resources Commission:
        Members of this commission provide recommendations in the areas of tree and habitat conservation, open space, and energy policies.
      • Arts, Culture & Historic Preservation Commission:
        This commission evaluates and identifies needs in the area of cultural enrichment, the designation and inventory of historic resources, and placement and use of art throughout the City.
      • Board of Appeals: These members review the workings and finances of the Fire Department hazardous materials program as well as provide interpretation pertaining to uniform codes and City ordinances.  Membership preference is granted to those with backgrounds in architecture, civil engineering, building trades, or fire protection.
      • Commission on Aging:  These individuals examine and evaluate programs and services targeted to the elderly and identify specific areas of need.
      • Disaster Council:  The Disaster Council meets at least once each year to review the emergency preparedness status of the City and reports their findings to the City Council
      • Economic Development Advisory Commission:
        Commission members review and comment on economic studies, marketing strategies, business retention and recruitment, and work with the Chamber of Commerce on programs of mutual interest.
      • Housing Advisory Commission:
        Members of this commission review and make recommendations regarding housing policies, affordable housing, and identify sources of housing funds.
      • Library Advisory Board:  The Board acts in an advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors and the County Librarian and includes the review of library operations and services, budget policies, and programs and priorities for the Yolo County Library. The Board is comprised of a representative from each Yolo County district, as well as one member from the Board of Supervisors.
      • Parks & Community Services Commission:  These
        individuals act in an advisory capacity to the Council in matters affecting the well-being, enhancement, and enrichment of the citizens and in matters pertaining to use, maintenance, improvement and development of City parks.
      • Planning Commission:  This commission is a decision making body as designated by state law. Members are heavily involved in planning and zoning law, and land use policy.

Applications are due by November 28, 2014.  Applications and more detailed information about each commission are available on the City’s website www.cityofwestsacramento.org or by contacting Kryss Rankin, City Clerk at 617-4500.

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