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Archived News Release from 2005

For Immediate Release

Redwood City Seeks Energetic, Creative Applicants for Appointment to Boards, Commissions, Committees

Redwood City, CA - January 13, 2005 - The City of Redwood City announces great opportunities for any adult resident interested in helping to build a great community! Applications are now available for several of the City’s appointed boards, commissions, and committees and members of the community are invited to offer their interest, experience, and enthusiasm for the benefit of their City.

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:

  • Library Board
  • Board of Port Commissioners
  • Home Improvement Loan Committee
  • Planning Commission
  • Historic Resources Advisory Commission
    (appointed by Planning 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 650-780-7220, on the City Clerk’s website, 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 March 18, 2005.

Visit Redwood City’s award-winning website at for information about the City and its services, the community, recreation programs, education, and City government.


Patricia Howe
City Clerk

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