City Commission Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications are 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.

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• Economic Development & Housing Commission: The Economic Development and Housing Commission shall provide advice and recommendations to the City Council and staff on matters within the commission’s scope and duties that have been referred to the commission by the City Council, Mayor, or City Manager. The scope and duties of the Economic Development and Housing Commission shall include: incentives and programs to promote economic development; make recommendations on marketing strategies that have been suggested by staff in anticipation of a report to the City Council; business retention and recruitment; community investment and development assistance; housing standards and affordability; homelessness; and community development block grant policies and priorities.

• Environment & Utilities Commission: The Environment and Utilities Commission shall provide advice and recommendations to the City Council and staff on matters within the commission’s scope and duties and that have been referred to the commission by the City Council, Mayor, or City Manager. The scope and duties of the environment and utilities commission shall include: tree preservation; habitat and natural communities conservation; Williamson Act easements; agricultural land conservation; open space; energy; water, wastewater, and stormwater services and usage; refuse, recycling, and solid waste services and usage; and telecommunications services and usage.

• Parks, Recreation, & Intergenerational Services Commission: The Parks, Recreation and Intergenerational Services Commission shall provide advice and recommendations to the City Council and staff on matters within the commission’s scope and duties that have been referred to the commission by the City Council, Mayor or City Manager. The scope and duties of the Parks, Recreation and Intergenerational Services Commission shall include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following: parks and related facilities and programs; sports and active living programs; recreation and leisure programs; support for civic and community-based organizations; community services, including health and welfare concerns; adaptation of the full range of city plans, projects, programs and services to the needs of seniors and youth; plans for the provision of services targeted to the elderly, including recreation, leisure, housing, financial security, and mobility; plans for the provision of services targeted to youth; and early learning and universal preschool.

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

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