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Commission Recruitment Under Way
For immediate release
January 3, 2018
Terri Cook, City Clerk, (650) 595-7413
Belmont Seeks Residents for Commission Openings
Belmont, CA -- The City of Belmont is currently recruiting residents interested in serving on various City Commissions. The deadline to apply is 5:00 P.M. Friday, January 26, 2018, and the application is available on the City’s website: www.belmont.gov under “City Council and Commissions,” by calling (650) 595-7408 or 595-7413, or in person at the City Manager’s Office or the City Clerk’s Office, City Hall, One Twin Pines Lane.
There are three openings on the Planning Commission for three-year terms expiring in 2021. The Planning Commission meets the first and third Tuesdays of the month at 7:00 p.m. The Commission reviews and takes action on planning applications, and makes recommendations to the City Council on zoning and land use issues.
There are three openings for adult seats on the Parks and Recreation Commission for two-year terms. The Parks and Recreation Commission meets the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. and makes recommendations to the City Council on matters pertaining to Belmont’s Park and Recreation programs, as well as on capital improvements to the City’s various parks and open space areas.
There are two openings for Youth seats on the Parks and Recreation Commission. The City Council will consider applications from Belmont residents who are between the ages of 13 and 17 years old. Parent/Guardian consent is mandatory. These seats are one-year terms.
To apply for any of these positions and to have an opportunity to make a contribution to your community, fill out the application form available on the website or from the City Manager’s or Clerk’s Office (One Twin Pines Lane), and return it to the City Clerk’s Office no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, January 26, 2018. Applicants must live in Belmont. Except for a small stipend paid to Planning Commissioners, there is no compensation for these positions. It should be noted that incumbent members of all these commissions are eligible to apply for reappointment. An electronic copy of the application is acceptable to meet the deadline, but must be followed up by a wet signature copy.
For more information, contact the City Clerk’s Office at 650-595-7413 or the City Manager’s Office at 650-595-7408.