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Archived News Release from 2010

For Immediate Release

Redwood City Community Members Encouraged to Apply to Serve on Planning Commission or Library Board

Redwood City, CA - September 1, 2010 - The City of Redwood City invites and encourages members of the community to apply for appointment to the City’s Planning Commission and Library Board. This is a wonderful opportunity for interested City residents to directly participate in City government and serve their community. Members of the community are invited to bring their interest, experience, and enthusiasm and apply for appointment to one of these advisory boards.

There are two Planning Commission vacancies and three Library Board vacancies. The deadline for applying is 5 pm, Monday, October 4, 2010. Applications may be submitted online at www.redwoodcity.org/government/bcc, where there is also more information about the Planning Commission, the Library Board, and other Redwood City boards, commissions, and committees. Applications can also be provided by calling or visiting the City Clerk’s office: 650-780-7220 / 1017 Middlefield Road, Redwood City. Interviews are scheduled to be held on October 11, 2010.

General requirements are that applicants must have an interest in civic involvement, must be 18 years of age or older, and must be an elector and resident of incorporated Redwood City. Typically, the Planning Commission meets regularly on the first and third Tuesday of each month at 7 pm, and may meet in additional special sessions. The Library Board meets once a month on the second Tuesday of the month, at 7 pm.

This opportunity is a Call to Action for Redwood City residents – your help is needed!” said Jeff Ira, Mayor of Redwood City. “Serving on a City board is a great way to get involved, help your community, and bring new, creative ideas and solutions to the issues we face.”

People serving on Redwood City’s boards and commissions are an important and valued part of our City government, where public involvement is actively encouraged and supported. Members of these boards, commissions, and committees represent Redwood City’s diverse community and bring new ideas to the City Council and staff, helping them to make the best, most informed decisions possible for the benefit of everyone living and working in Redwood City.

Visit Redwood City’s award-winning website at www.redwoodcity.org for information about the City and its services, the community, recreation programs, education, and local business. Subscribe to Redwood City’s email newsletter and other City documents by visiting www.redwoodcity.org/egov.


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Contact:
Silvia Vonderlinden
City Clerk of Redwood City
650-780-7220 

 

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