Archived News Release from 2004
For Immediate Release
Redwood City Seeks Energetic, Creative Applicants for Appointment to Boards, Commissions, Committees
Redwood City, CA - March 1, 2004 - The City of Redwood City announces great opportunities for any adult resident interested in making a difference in one of many areas of City government. Applications are now available for several of the City's appointed boards, commissions, and committees, and members of the public are invited to offer their interest, experience, and enthusiasm for the benefit of their community.
These appointed advisory bodies are an important and valued part of our City government, where public involvement is actively encouraged and supported. Members of these boards, commissions, and committees represent Redwood City 's diverse community and bring new ideas to the City Council and staff, helping them to make the best, most informed decisions possible for the benefit of everyone living and working in Redwood City .
Here are the boards, commissions, and committees for which the City is currently seeking applicants:
Architectural Review Committee
Historic Resources Advisory Committee
Board of Building Review
Civic Cultural Commission
Housing and Human Concerns Committee
Park and Recreation Commission
Senior Affairs Commission
"Serving on one of the City's commissions is really a wonderful opportunity to get involved in some of our community's most important issues," said Jeff Ira, Mayor of Redwood City. "We really need people with an interest in working on these community issues, who bring their own diverse perspectives and experience as we seek new, creative solutions, especially during these tough budget times."
Further information and applications are available by calling the City Clerk's office at 650-780-7222, on the City's website at http://www.redwoodcity.org/government/bcc/index.html, or by visiting the City Clerk's office at City Hall, 1017 Middlefield Road , Redwood City . Applicants' basic requirements are that they have an interest in civic and community improvement, are 18 years of age or older, are a United States citizen, and are a resident of incorporated Redwood City . The deadline for submitting applications is April 16, 2004 .
Visit Redwood City 's website at www.redwoodcity.org for information about the City and its services, the community, recreation programs, education, and City government.