Council, Commissions, Committees & Boards

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  • About our City Council 
    The City Council meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays every month, at the City Council Chambers in City Hall.

  • About our Planning Commission 
    The Planning Commission reviews and takes action on planning applications and makes recommendations to the City Council on land use issues.

  • About our Parks & Recreation Commission 
    The Parks and Recreation Commission makes recommendations to the City Council on matters pertaining to Belmont's Park and Recreation programs.

  • About our Parking & Traffic Safety Committee 
    This committee is comprised of senior members of the Department of Public Works, Police Department and Fire Department. Residents may submit traffic and parking problems and/or recommendations to the PTSC. The PTSC will evaluate the request based on current policy, perform field investigations if required, review existing traffic information and schedule the item for discussion at a public PTSC meeting if needed.

  • About our Measure I Advisory Committee
    The Measure I (passed by voters in November 2016) Advisory Committee's duties are to review and evaluate Measure I annual reports and the general scope of the associated audit work. Based on the Committee's review and the audit opinions of the independent auditor, the Committee shall give reasonable assurance that the Measure I money is being properly spent and reported on and transmit a report to the City Council regarding that assurance. 

  • About our Audit Committee
    The City of Belmont's Audit Committee consists of three elected members, two of which are City Council members, and one of which is the City Treasurer. The Audit Committee provides independent review and oversight of the City's financial reporting processes, internal controls and independent auditors. The Committee also participates in the budget review process and, at the request of the City Council and Finance Director, evaluates special projects for financial consequences, assesses alternatives and makes appropriate recommendations. The Committee meets regularly, once per quarter. 

The City generally recruits during the month of January for commission seats whose terms are expiring. The application period for 2019 is currently closed. However, Commission applications may be submitted at any time of the year for vacancies that may occur from time to time.

Applications must be submitted to be considered for one of the Commissions. The City Council generally interviews for commission appointments in the spring. Youth applicants for the Parks and Recreation Commission must have a consent form signed by their Parent/Guardian at the time they submit their application. Applications may be obtained at the Belmont City Clerk's Office, One Twin Pines Lane, Suite 375, Belmont, CA 94002, or by calling (650)595-7413. Incumbent Commissioners are eligible to reapply for additional terms.

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