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  • City Seeks Applicants for Open Seats on Concord Boards and Commissions

    December 20, 2018
    City Seeks Applicants for Open Seats on Concord Boards and Commissions

    Concord, Calif. (Dec. 17, 2018) -- The Concord City Council has announced the opening of recruitments for the Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, Board of Appeals, Central Contra Costa Transit Authority Advisory Committee, Concord Pavilion Outreach Committee, Contra Costa Transportation Authority – Citizens’ Advisory Committee, Design Review Board, Personnel Board, and Planning Commission.

    The deadline for applications to be received by the City Clerk's Office is Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 at 5 p.m.

    The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee is seeking two individuals willing to serve a four-year term ending February 28, 2023. Members of this committee must be Concord residents and be enthusiastic about Complete Streets, cycling and other alternative modes of transportation.

    The Board of Appeals is seeking two members and one alternate willing to serve a four-year term ending February 28, 2023. Appointees shall be qualified in and specifically knowledgeable in the City of Concord Construction Code and applicable local ordinances.

    The Central Contra Costa Transit Authority Advisory Committee is seeking one member willing to serve a two-year term ending December 31, 2020. The committee members act as advisors to the CCCTA Board of Directors and collect and report service issues and concerns received from their respective jurisdictions.

    The Concord Pavilion Community Outreach Committee is seeking four members willing to serve a two-year term ending February 28, 2021. This committee provides guidance to the Pavilion General Manager on outreach efforts to attract applications from local schools, cultural organizations and the community to bring additional community events to the Pavilion which will expand the use of the venue beyond the concert season.

    The Contra Costa Transportation Authority – Citizens’ Advisory Committee is seeking one member willing to serve the remainder of a two-year term ending February 28, 2020. The CCTACAC serves the Authority by reviewing and commenting on transportation policies and issues broadly affecting Contra Costa County.

    The Design Review Board is seeking two members, one public member and one design professional, willing to serve a four-year term ending February 28, 2023. This board is requested to review the design of any development for which design review is required by City ordinance and any matter referred to the Board by the Planning Commission, Zoning Administrator or Planning Manager.

    The Personnel Board is seeking three members willing to serve a four-year term ending February 28, 2023. The Board receives and hears appeals and grievances, and as directed by Council, conducts hearings on personnel matters, gathers information and data, and provides written reports of findings.

    The Planning Commission is seeking two members willing to serve a four-year term ending February 28, 2023, and one member willing to serve the remainder of a term ending February 28, 2021. Members are expected to develop and maintain a long range comprehensive General Plan of the Concord planning area, review developments, tentative subdivision maps, use permits, and rezoning applications.

    Complete descriptions of each board and commission and application forms are available at the City's website at www.cityofconcord.org/BCApplications. The deadline for applications to be received by the City Clerk's Office is Friday, Jan. 11, 2019 at 5 p.m. Questions can be directed to City Clerk Joelle Fockler at (925) 671-3390.