The City of Brentwood is accepting applications for the following Commissions and Boards
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. (Three vacancies due to term expiration) Application deadline: Friday, November 30, 2012.
East Contra Costa Fire Protection District (ECCFPD) 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. Applications must be received by Friday, November 16, 2012 at 5:00 p.m.
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. (Two vacancies due to term expiration) Application deadline: Friday, November 30, 2012.
Park and 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 parks and recreation facilities, and provides feedback and recommendations in regard to program and facility rules, regulations, policies, and procedures. (One vacancy due to term expiration) Application deadline: Friday, November 30, 2012.
Brentwood Advisory Neighborhood Committee: The Brentwood Advisory Neighborhood Committee (BANC) is an advisory committee made up of residents from the city's 53 neighborhoods. The committee serves on special task forces to study city issues and to works on projects such as the committee's "Home of the Month" program, National Night Out, and assists with the annual Christmas tree lighting. Meetings take place at 6:00 pm on the second Wednesday of each month in the Brentwood Community Center Meeting Room. BANC continually accepts applications for new members and requires applicants to observe a BANC meeting before consideration for appointment. Ongoing
Applications are available at City Hall, 150 City Park Way, or by calling 516-5400, or on our website www.brentwoodca.gov For additional information, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 516-5400.