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Arts Commission
The Arts Commission is an advisory commission to the City Council made up of five (5) Brentwood citizens. Applicants for this Commission must reside within the city limits. This Commission meets on the third Wednesday of each month. Arts commissioners make recommendations on arts. Commissioners should be knowledgeable about and represent a cross section and distribution of membership among the major art and cultural fields which may included one or more of the following art disciplines: architectural arts, dance, art education, fiber arts, literature, music, painting, performing arts, photography, ceramics, sculpture, murals, visual, functional art, and crafts.

Brentwood Advisory Neighborhood Committee (BANC)
Brentwood Advisory Neighborhood Committee (BANC) is an advisory committee made up of residents from the city's 53 neighborhoods. Meetings begin at 6:00 pm and are held on the second Wednesday of each month in the Brentwood Community Center Meeting Room B, 35 Oak Street. The committee serves on special task forces to study city issues and to work on projects such as the committee's "Home of the Month" program and Christmas tree lighting. Applications available on line.

Brentwood Youth Commission - Adult Advisor
The City of Brentwood is currently seeking adults to serve in the capacity of adult advisors for the Youth Commission. Applicants must reside in the city limits of Brentwood and term length is two years.

The City of Brentwood Youth Commission is an advisory body to the City Council, dedicated to promoting the youth voice in local government. Founded in 1999, the Youth Commission is made up of ten students of diverse backgrounds who care about the Brentwood community and have a drive to make our community the best possible place for youth. Youth Commissioners are supported by three adult advisors and City staff. They advise the Parks and Recreation Department to identify and address concerns and issues and are responsible for planning and implementing social and community-oriented activities. The Youth Commission has organized youth-oriented events such as movie nights, parades, youth forums, and also participates in city events.

Advisors of the Brentwood Youth Commission will experience a unique opportunity to work with students from all Brentwood middle and high schools, as well as city leaders and staff, and to implement policies and programs that positively impact the youth of our community. Advisors have the opportunity to share their life experiences with commissioners and help shape the future of Brentwood’s youth. Advisors mentor the students as they work with them on subcommittees, special projects and meetings.


Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging
The District meets the second Monday of every other month in Concord. The District serves as a public health agency preventing the transmission of diseases and improving the quality of life.

Contra Costa County Library Commission
Library Commission: To serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors and the County Librarian; to provide a community linkage to the County Library; to establish a forum for the community to express its views regarding goals and operations of the County Library; to assist the Board of Supervisors and the County Librarian to provide library services based on assessed public needs; and to develop and recommend proposals to the Board of Supervisors and the County Librarian for the betterment of the County Library including, but not limited to, such efforts as insuring a stable and adequate funding level for the libraries in the County. Contact Anne Cain, County Librarian at 925-646-6423 or visit their website at http://guides.ccclib.org/commission

Contra Costa County Mosquito & Vector Control
Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District – The District meets the second Monday of every other month in Concord. The District serves as a public health agency preventing the transmission of diseases and improving the quality of life.

Contra Costa Transportation Authority - Citizen's Advisory Committee
The Committee meets once a month to discuss local transportation issues and bring them to the attention of the Contra Costa Transportation Authority.

East Contra Costa Fire Protection District Board
The East Contra Costa Fire Protection District was established in 2002 with the consolidation of the Bethel Island, East Diablo, and Oakley-Knightsen Fire Protection Districts. The District serves the cities of Oakley and Brentwood as well as the unincorporated areas of east Contra Costa County, including Bethel Island, Byron, Discovery Bay and Knightsen. Pursuant to the Fire Protection District Law of 1987, the District operates as an independent public agency and the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors initially served as the District’s governing board. In late 2009, the cities of Brentwood and Oakley, the County and ECCFPD consented to local governance of the District. The newly formed Board of Directors includes nine members: four from Brentwood, three from Oakley and two from the unincorporated County area, each residing within the District. The County solicited applications for its Board seats; however the cities of Brentwood and Oakley appointed Councilmembers to serve on the board. The ECCFPD Board meets the first Monday of each month in the evening. There is no compensation provided for Board Members.


General Plan Update Working Group
This nine-person group includes two City Council Members, two Planning Commission Members, one Park & Recreation Commission Member, and four at-large members, appointed by City Council in February 2013. The General Plan Update Working Group plays a critical role throughout the two-year General Plan Update project, including providing policy guidance, identifying land use and circulation alternatives, and serving as a link between the community and the City Council. It is anticipated that this group will meet on a monthly basis beginning in February 2013, or as needed, in order to facilitate the necessary progress on the project. Applicants must reside within the incorporated city limits.

Parks & Recreation Commission
The Park and Recreation Commission is an advisory commission to the City Council made up of five (5) Brentwood citizens. Applicants for this Commission must reside within the city limits. This commission meets on the fourth Thursday of each month. The Commission makes recommendations on park and recreation facility designs, use of City park and recreation facilities, and provides feedback and recommendations in regard to program and facilities rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.


Planning Commission
Applicants for this commission must reside within the incorporated city limits. This five-member commission meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month. The Commission recommends plans for the regulation of future growth, development and design of the city, and carries out the provisions of the zoning ordinance.


Youth Commission
To create a safe, youth oriented environment that promotes motivation, interaction, and unity within the community. The Youth Commission is a sounding board, a group of interested individuals who are concerned with the issues and programs available. They are the voice of the Brentwood community youth. They advise the Parks and Recreation Department to identify and address concerns and issues and are responsible for planning and implementing social and community-oriented activities. Applicants must be Brentwood residents ages 11 - 18 years old. The Youth Commission is also seeking Adult Advisors.


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