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Posted on: March 21, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Nine Seats Open on City Commissions

The City of Temple City is accepting applications to fill nine (9) positions on the following City Commissions:

--Two seats on the Planning Commission, which has decision-making authority on a variety of development proposals. Commissioners advise the City Council on programs, policies and issues relating to planning, development and land-use regulation. The Commission meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 7:30 p.m.

--Two seats on the Parks and Recreation Commission, which makes recommendations to Council on the development and oversight of parks facilities and recreational programming. The Commission meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m.

--Two seats on the Transportation and Public Safety Commission, which issues decisions on administrative and parking citations, and develops recommendations regarding the administration of public safety programs. The Commission meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 7:30 p.m.

--Three seats on the Public Arts Commission, which advises Council on funding mechanisms for public art, and evaluates the design and selection of public artworks. The commission meets the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m.

Eligibility is open to Temple City residents; for the Public Art Commission, eligibility is also open to Temple City business owners. Commissioners serve without compensation for two-year terms effective July 1, 2016. The City does cover commissioner costs for training and conferences as resources allow.

An application can be downloaded here or obtained during normal business hours from the City Clerk's Office in City Hall, 9701 Las Tunas Dr. The deadline for submitting an application is 5 p.m., Apr. 29. The City Council will select commissioners through an interview process.

For more information, call the City Clerk’s office at (626) 285-2171.

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