Current Openings on Commissions and Boards
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City Council of the City of Redlands encourages residents to apply for a position on the following commissions and/or boards.
Residents interested in applying for the non-salaried position on these commissions may click on the following link to obtain an application. Applications may also be obtained in person at the City Manager's Office, City Hall, 35 Cajon Street, Suite 200. For more information please call 909-798-7510.
The Deadline for Filing Applications for the following opening is Wednesday, November 26, 2014
MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AND PUBLIC WORKS COMMISSION
The Municipal Utilities and Public Works Commission (MU/PW Commission) serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council and advises and assists the Municipal Utilities and Engineering Director, City Manager and other City departments by providing citizen review and input concerning all aspects of the management and operation of public works projects and facilities, thereby providing a direct channel for utilization of the citizen expertise available in the community.
The MU/PW Commission meets on the first Monday of even-numbered months at 4:00 p.m.
The Deadline for Filing Applications for the following opening is Wednesday, December 3, 2014
The Planning Commission prepares a comprehensive long term general plan for the physical development of the City and makes recommendations to the City Council relating to the maintenance of the General Plan, zoning administration, environmental assessments, site plan and architectural review, subdivision planning, sign, parking and landscaping regulations, housing, historic preservation, and Measure "N" processing.
This Commission meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month at 4:00 p.m.
PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY COMMISSION
The Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission recommends to the City Council policies for the acquisition, development and improvements of parks, public trails and open space areas and the planting, care, and removal of landscaping and amenities in all parks, public trails and open space areas.
In addition, the Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission uses the Commissioners’ skills, knowledge and experience to assist and advise the City Recreation Division staff; keeps the public informed about the City’s recreation programs; serves as a forum for the promotion of activities for the Recreation Division and the City’s community center; and serves as a forum for resident’s suggestions, reactions, opinions, interests and needs regarding the City’s Recreation Division and its programs.
This Commission meets on the second Thursday of every odd-numbered month at 4:00 p.m.
LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES
The Board consists of five members, appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the City Council. The trustees hold office for three-year terms. One member of the board is selected as President of the board.
The State Education Code mandates that "the public library shall be managed by a board of library trustees." The Library Board meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 4:45 p.m.
The Board may make and enforce all rules, regulations and bylaws necessary for the administration, government and protection of the library and all property belonging thereto. The Board may administer trusts created for the Library and receive gifts by devise or bequests, hold property in trust in California or elsewhere, and dispose of property for the benefit of the Library. Since 1922, the Trustees have managed an Endowment Fund, income from which supplements and enriches the Library's programs, acquisitions and well-being.
By City Council resolution in 1932 affirming Robert Watchorn's Deed of Gift, the Library Trustees administer the Lincoln Memorial Shrine. In 2001, by City Council resolution, the Trustees also administer the Redlands Municipal Museum.
The Library Board meets on the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 5:00 p.m.
HISTORIC & SCENIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION
The Historic and Scenic Preservation Commission advises the City Council on recommendations, decisions, and determinations concerning the designation, preservation, protection, enhancement, and perpetuation of historical, scenic, and cultural resources that contribute to the culture and aesthetic value of the City.
This Commission meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
CULTURAL ARTS COMMISSION
The Cultural Arts Commission promotes public interest in arts, recommends new arts programs and sources of funding for those programs, assists the City Council by recommending policies to encourage, develop and support the arts in Redlands, and advises the City Council in the administration of the City's "Art in Public Places" program.
This Commission meets on the second Monday of every odd-numbered month at 4:00 p.m.