For Immediate Release
February 22, 2013
Community Members Invited to Apply for Seat on Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission
Redwood City, CA — The City of Redwood City is offering a great opportunity to serve the community: one seat is available on the City's Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission, expiring May 31, 2014. Qualified community members with a strong desire and willingness to work diligently on behalf of the community are encouraged to apply!
The application deadline is 5 pm, Monday, March 25, 2013. Applications are available online at www.redwoodcity.org/clerks, or may be requested by calling 650-780-7220.
Appointment to the Parks Commission will be made by the City Council. Selected applicants will be invited for oral interviews.
Serving on a Redwood City advisory committee is an important way to offer new perspectives and ideas, and contribute to the City's discussions and decisions on a variety of substantial matters. Members of these committees serve an essential function in helping to manage the significant issues our community faces - and being appointed requires a commitment to carrying out the responsibilities of serving. Applicants' ability to build consensus, their willingness to offer thoughtful, productive recommendations, and their motivation to be prepared, informed, and engaged in their committee's work are all critical factors contributing to being appointed.
Typical basic requirements are that applicants must have a strong interest in civic involvement, must be 18 years of age or older.
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