We Have Seats to Fill!

Posted on 10/07/2020

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Multiple Commission, Committee, and Board Appointive Terms Expire December 2020 – We Have Seats to Fill!

Rohnert Park, CA, October 7, 2020 –

Rohnert Park has several advisory bodies to help shape the community. Commissions, committees, and boards ensure public involvement in creating a thriving, family-friendly community that is a safe, enjoyable place to live, work and play. These include:

The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee maintains the City’s Bicycle Master Plan, reviews issues concerning bicycle transportation and safety, and participates in countywide bike trail coordination efforts. Committee meets the 4th Monday of every month at 5:30 pm.

The Building Appeals Board hears and decides appeals of orders, decisions and determinations made by the Building Division relative to the application and interpretation of Title 24: California Building Standards Codes and other regulations governing use, maintenance and change of occupancy. The Board meets as needed.

The Mobile Home Parks Rent Appeals Board assists with preventing unreasonable rent increases for controlled mobile home rental spaces in Rohnert Park while still assuring the owner’s right to a fair investment return. The board currently meets on the 1st Thursday of each month at 6 pm.

The Parks & Recreation Commission reviews policies and programs and makes recommendations to City Council and the Recreation Department. Meets the 1st Monday of every month at 5:30 pm.

The Planning Commission is charged with development of the General Plan, implementation and administration of the Zoning Ordinance, and review of development applications. The Commission meets the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 6 pm.

The Senior Citizens Advisory Commission helps in identifying the needs and creating awareness of the elderly in the community. Commissioners must be at least 60 years old. The Commission meets at 12:30 pm on the 3rd  Thursday of January, May, and September at 12:30 pm.

The Sister Cities Relations Committee fosters international understanding and friendship through exchanges of people, artifacts and ideas with citizens of foreign cities and to develop an increased appreciation of cultural diversity in order to better understand one’s own culture. Rohnert Park’s sister city is Hashimoto, Japan. Committee meets on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 7 pm.

The Marin/Sonoma Mosquito and Vector Control District Board of Trustees organizes and carry out an effective mosquito and vector control program and to develop a budget adequate to staff and support the program. The Board meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm.

Rohnert Park residents interested in volunteering must submit a completed Fact Sheet application form to the City Clerk’s Office on or before Friday, December 11, 2020 by mail: 130 Avram Avenue, Rohnert Park, CA 94928 or by email: cityclerk@rpcity.org 

More information and the Fact Sheet application form may be obtained at https://www.rpcity.org/city_hall/commissions_committees_boards or by emailing the City Clerk at cityclerk@rpcity.org