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File #: 20-0006   
Type: Report to Council Status: Public Hearing/General Business
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 6/9/2020
Title: Parks and Recreation Commission Resignation; and Appoint Applicants to the Arts Commission, Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission, Board of Building Code Appeals, Board of Library Trustees, Heritage Preservation Commission, Housing and Human Services Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission, Personnel Board, Planning Commission and Sustainability Commission
Attachments: 1. Board and Commission Request for Reappointment
REPORT TO COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
Parks and Recreation Commission Resignation; and Appoint Applicants to the Arts Commission, Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Commission, Board of Building Code Appeals, Board of Library Trustees, Heritage Preservation Commission, Housing and Human Services Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission, Personnel Board, Planning Commission and Sustainability Commission

Report

DISCUSSION
Resignation
This report informs the Council of the following resignation from a City commission.

Lauren DeCarlo, who was appointed to the Parks and Recreation Commission on October 8, 2019 and serving a term to expire June 30, 2023, resigned from the Commission, effective January 30, 2020.

A letter of resignation has been filed with the Office of the City Clerk.

The Parks and Recreation Commission vacancy is included in the current recruitment process for appointments.

Appointments
The City has ten Council-appointed boards and commissions to recommend and advise City Council on specific policy-related issues for possible Council study and action, and to provide a forum and opportunity for broad community participation in the identification and prioritization of those issues. The term length for boards and commissions is four years, with staggered terms expiring June 30 of each year. Council makes appointments annually in May or June to fill seats with expiring terms to serve with an effective date of July 1. In addition, the Council fills vacancies as necessary quarterly throughout the year.

Per Council Policy 7.2.19 Boards and Commissions, appointments of board and commission members are placed on the City Council meeting agenda. When one or more Councilmembers participate via teleconference, the appointment process is conducted by Individual Candidate Votes: The Mayor will announce by board or commission each vacancy including its term, and then will read each applicant's name. Council will vote on each applicant. The candidate receiving th...

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