2016 VACANCIES ON CITY BOARDS, COMMISSIONS AND COMMITTEES
Application Deadline: Friday, January 22, 2016, at 5:00 P.M.
The Mill Valley City Council is seeking applicants to serve, contribute and to utilize the top talent that exists among the residents of the community for the City’s various Boards, Commissions and Committees. New terms begin March 1st for a three-year period (unless noted otherwise). Members may serve no more than two consecutive terms. These appointments are made by the City Council and serve without financial compensation. Applications for each respective Board, Commission and Committee can be found in the links below.
ARTS COMMISSION - Two members’ terms are expiring (both incumbents are eligible to reapply), and one existing vacancy needs to be filled. The Commission arranges exhibits at City Hall and the Community Center, sponsors concerts in the Plaza as well as the annual ‘Click Off’ Photography Event. This is a hands-on working group that coordinates special artistic events along with its monthly “First Tuesday Art Walk.” The Commission needs task-oriented, focused members committed to community outreach. Meetings are the second Tuesday evening of each month. Please note that the openings are available to individuals who live outside of City limits but within the Mill Valley School District.
BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE – Two members’ terms are expiring and one incumbent is eligible to reapply. The purpose of this Committee is to recommend bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure improvements and updates to the City Council. Meetings are held every month at City Hall. Please note that one opening is available to individuals who live outside of City limits but within the Mill Valley School District.
EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS COMMISSION – Two members’ terms are expiring, and both incumbents are eligible to reapply. There are also two vacancies that need to be filled after the Commissioners were elected to the City Council in November, 2015 (terms run until February 28, 2018). The Commission advocates the need for ongoing emergency preparedness and helps identify, organize and liaison with neighborhoods, businesses, and schools. They assist with educating residents on ways to be self-sufficient in a disaster and encourage CERT training. Meetings are the second Thursday of every month at City Hall. Please note that one opening is available to individuals who live outside City limits but within the Mill Valley School District.
LIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES – Two members’ terms are expiring and neither incumbent is eligible to reapply. This advisory board meets on the second Thursday evening of every month. Trustees advise the City Librarian on matters related to the Library, advocate for the Library, and make reports to City Council. Please note that one opening is available to individuals who live outside of City limits but within the Mill Valley School District.
MARIN COUNTY COMMISSION ON AGING – No current vacancies.
PARKS AND RECREATION COMMISSION – Three members’ terms are expiring and two incumbents are eligible to reapply. This five member Commission meets on the first Wednesday evening of each month at City Hall to review issues pertaining to City parks, recreation facilities, and equipment. The Commission also studies the City’s tree planting and replacement program. Please note that one opening is available to individuals who live outside City limits but within the Mill Valley School District.
PLANNING COMMISSION – Two members’ terms are expiring and both are eligible to reapply. The Commission acts on design review and land use entitlement requests and develops ordinances to implement the General Plan. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month in the Council Chambers at City Hall. Applicants must be registered voters and live within the City limits of Mill Valley.
MARIN/SONOMA MOSQUITO AND VECTOR CONTROL DISTRICT – No current vacancies.
PLEASE NOTE that interviews will be held in February, 2016. Applicants will receive an invitation after the January 22nd deadline with further interview details. Final appointments are anticipated to be made at the February or March, 2016, Regular City Council meetings.
For more information or applications contact the City Clerk (415) 388-4033, visit the City’s website at www.cityofmillvalley.org or email the City Clerk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Download the Notice of Vacancy in PDF format.
Dated: December 14, 2015
Kelsey Rogers, City Clerk/Administrative Analyst
Mill Valley City Hall
26 Corte Madera Avenue
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: (415) 388-4033