City of Redwood City Opens Recruitment Today for Various Boards, Commissions and Committees
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 1, 2017
CITY OF REDWOOD CITY OPENS RECRUITMENT TODAY
FOR VARIOUS BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES
City Urges Those Seeking to Make a Difference in their Community to Apply by April 5, 2017
REDWOOD CITY, CALIF.- Looking to make a difference? The City of Redwood City announced today the recruitment period for various open seats on advisory Boards, Commissions and Committees. The City will start accepting online applications starting today for seven expiring and two new seats.
"Having residents who are committed to working on our Boards, Commissions and Committees is key to getting the local expertise and input we need to help the City keep moving our community forward," said John D. Seybert, City of Redwood City Mayor. "I’m pleased the Council expanded the Complete Streets Committee, which in the past two years since it launched has been instrumental in recommending ways to improve traffic calming and parking programs. I urge residents and non-residents looking to make a direct impact to apply for one of our Boards, Commissions and Committees."
All members serve without compensation and cannot hold any other public office or position in the City while serving. Disclosing economic interests is a requirement to serve on any City Board, Commission, or Committee. All volunteer positions listed below are appointed by the City Council. The City Council may interview all applicants before formal appointment.
Recruitment begins today and runs through April 5, 2017 for these openings below. Use the links below to learn more about each advisory body:
Two seats on the Complete Streets Committee (these people will serve until May 31, 2019);
Two seats on the Library Board (these people will serve until June 30, 2021);
Three seats on the Planning Commission (these people will serve until June 30, 2021); and
Two seats on the Historic Resources Advisory Committee (these are appointed by the Planning Commission and those chosen will serve until July 31, 2020).
To apply go here: http://ask.redwoodcity.org/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=9833n76
For more information call Silvia Vonderlinden, City Clerk, 650-780-7220 or visit the city's website at www.redwoodcity.org/bccrecruitment
For more information about the City of Redwood City, visit: http://www.redwoodcity.org.