BRENTWOOD, CA – The City of Brentwood is accepting applications from interested residents for the Commissions listed below. Applicants must reside within the City limits; all applications are due no later than Monday January 2, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.
Arts Commission: Three Commission appointments are currently available (one vacancy due to term expiration on 12/31/2022, and two vacant positions expiring on 12/31/2023). The Arts Commission is an advisory Commission to the City Council made up of five (5) Brentwood residents. Commissioners are appointed to terms of three years. This Commission meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month, as needed. Commissioners should be knowledgeable about and represent a cross section and distribution of membership among the major art and cultural fields, which may include one or more of the following disciplines: architectural arts, dance, art education, fiber arts, literature, music, painting, performing arts, photography, ceramics, sculpture, murals, visual, functional art, and crafts.
Brentwood Neighborhood Committee: Eleven Committee vacancies are currently available due to vacancies and term expirations. The Brentwood Neighborhood Committee is an advisory commission to the City Council made up of eleven (11) Brentwood residents, serving two year terms. The committee celebrates community pride by planning and assisting with special events which bring residents together to enjoy the neighborhoods, parks, historic downtown, and Brentwood’s home-town character. These events foster strong community relationships, and encourage our exceptional quality of life that is “Better in Brentwood!”
Park and Recreation Commission: One Commission appointment is currently available (one vacancy due to term expiration on 12/31/2022). The Park and Recreation Commission is made up of five (5) Brentwood residents. This Commission meets on the fourth Thursday of each month, as needed. 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.
Planning Commission: Three Commission appointments are currently available (three vacancies due to term expiration on 12/31/2022). This five-member Commission meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, as needed. Typical Commission duties include: providing recommendations to the City Council on General Plan amendments, specific plan amendments, Zoning Ordinance amendments, and Development Agreements. Other duties include making decisions on design reviews, residential subdivisions, and conditional use permits.
Applications are available at City Hall, 150 City Park Way, or by calling 925.516.5440, or on our website www.brentwoodca.gov/vacancies.
For additional information, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 925.516.5440 or via e-mail at [email protected]. The review of applications and selection of new Members will be confirmed by the City Council following an interview process at a publically noticed meeting in January 2023.