Boards & Commissions

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Commission Openings: 

The City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for Board and Commission terms that expire in August 2021.  Pursuant to City Council Policy 1.9b, the City Council invites applications from current commission members and interested citizens. Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, or at the city’s website: https://www.ci.campbell.ca.us/157/Boards-Commissions, and must be returned no later than July 30, 2021, by 5:00 p.m. The selection process will take place during August 2021. For further information, please call the City Clerk's Office at (408) 866‑2117 or ClerksOffice@campbellca.gov.

PLANNING COMMISSION –
three terms (Commissioners Michael Krey, Maggie Ostrowski and Nicholas Colvill) expire August 31, 2021.  The Planning Commission is composed of seven members who advise the City Council regarding a full range of development-related issues, including amendments to the City’s General Plan and Zoning Ordinance.  Regular meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the City Council Chamber of City Hall.  In addition to the regular meetings, study sessions are held periodically.  Additionally, members are periodically asked to serve on Planning Commission committees, including the Site and Architectural Review Committee.  Applicants should give full consideration to the time commitment required for service on this commission.  To be eligible for appointment on this volunteer advisory commission, applicants must reside within Campbell City limits and be at least eighteen years of age.

CIVIC IMPROVEMENT COMMISSION - two terms (Commissioners Carol Hoffman and Maryanne Yoshikawa) expire August 31, 2021. The Civic Improvement Commission is composed of seven members who advise the City Council and cooperate with other governmental agencies regarding issues related to cultural needs, health and welfare services, beautification, environment, library needs, historical needs and problems of youth and senior citizens.  The Civic Improvement Commission identifies community needs and problems within the scope of concerns assigned to the Commission.  Regular meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the City Council Chamber of City Hall. In addition to the regular meetings, there are active Subcommittees which require participation and engagement. The time commitment to serve on the Civic Improvement Commission is approximately three to four hours per month. To be eligible for appointment on this volunteer advisory commission, applicants must reside within Campbell City limits and be at least eighteen years of age.

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Unscheduled Vacancies:


The City Clerk’s office is accepting applications for the below unscheduled vacancies.  Pursuant to City Council Policy 1.9b, the City Council invites applications from current commission members and interested citizens.  

CIVIC IMPROVEMENT COMMISSION - one term (Commissioner Taylor Chase) expires August 31, 2024. The Civic Improvement Commission is comprised of seven members who advise the City Council and cooperate with other governmental agencies regarding issues relating to cultural needs, health and welfare services, beautification, environment, library needs, historical needs and problems of youth and senior citizens.  The Civic Improvement Commission identifies community needs and problems within the scope of concerns assigned to the Commission.  Regular meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the City Council Chamber of City Hall. In addition to the regular meetings, there are active Subcommittees which require participation and engagement. The time commitment to serve on the Civic Improvement Commission is approximately three to four hours per month. To be eligible for appointment on this volunteer advisory commission, applicants must reside within Campbell City limits and be at least eighteen years of age.


HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD
- one term (Board Member Yvonne Kendall) expires October 31, 2021.  The Historic Preservation Board consists of five members who advise the City Council regarding measures to implement historic preservation programs within the City of Campbell and applications for historical designations of historically/architecturally significant buildings.  The Board periodically reviews the 1977-78 Historic Resources Inventory to develop a survey list of eligible landmark properties, and maintains a listing of local, state, and national landmark designations.   Appointment of members to the Historic Preservation Board shall be made from among professionals in the disciplines of architecture, history, architectural history, planning, archeology, or other historic preservation-related disciplines, such as urban planning, American studies, American civilization, cultural geography, or cultural anthropology, to the extent such professionals are available in the community.  Historic Preservation Board membership shall also include lay members who have demonstrated special interest, competence, experience, or knowledge in historic preservation. Regular meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. Commission meetings are currently being held virtually.

The application period will remain open until filled. Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, or on the City’s website: https://www.ci.campbell.ca.us/157/Boards-Commissions  For further information, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (408) 866-2117 or email clerksoffice@campbellca.gov


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The City Clerk’s office is continuing to accept applications for the RENTAL INCREASE FACT FINDING COMMITTEE for both Tenant and Landlord representatives. The Committee is composed of five members selected by the City Council to assist in resolving disputes which are presented to the City by petition.  The Committee is composed of two tenant representatives, two landlord representatives, and one neutral representative who shall act as Chairperson.  A tenant member shall not participate in a proceeding involving a landlord from whom he or she rents residential property. Members shall serve without monetary remuneration. Tenant applicants must be a tenant and live within the Campbell City limits.  Landlord applicants must own rental property in the City of Campbell.

This Committee meets on an as-needed basis only.  The application period will remain open until filled. Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, or on the City’s website: https://www.ci.campbell.ca.us/157/Boards-Commissions. For further information, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (408) 866-2117 or email clerksoffice@campbellca.gov.