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City of Stockton Accepting Applications for Nine Commissions
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City of Stockton Accepting Applications for Nine Commissions

The City of Stockton is currently accepting applications for nine committees and commissions:

  • Climate Action Plan Advisory Committee
  • Stockton Arts Commission
  • City Council Salary Setting Commission
  • Central Parking District
  • Civil Service/Equal Employment Commission
  • Measure W Oversight Committee
  • Port Commission
  • San Joaquin County Regional Transit District
  • Community Development Committee

 To be considered for appointment, those interested must submit an application online at www.stocktonca.gov/bcvacancies.  The City is accepting applications until February 11, 2016.
The Climate Action Plan Advisory Committee is a ten (10) member committee that serves as an advisory body to the City Council and makes recommendations on Climate Action Plan activities within the City of Stockton.  There are two (2) vacancies, one for the environmental category and one for the labor category.  The term of service is for two (2) years to begin immediately upon appointment with no term limit.  Members meet once a month.
The Stockton Arts Commission is a fifteen (15) member commission that discusses ways to encourage, promote, and sponsor projects and programs to further the growth and public awareness of the visual, performing, and literary arts in Stockton.  There are two (2) vacancies.  The term of service is for two (2) years to begin immediately upon appointment with a two (2) term limit.   Members meet once a month.  To qualify applicants must be a resident of the City of Stockton and, outside of professional practice, must be active in arts and cultural activities and demonstrate interest or accomplishments in fundraising and in one or more of the following arts: music, dance, theater, cinema, photography, architecture, art criticism, textile arts, literary arts, and visual arts; including, but not limited to, the public or environmental arts, graphic arts, design, drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, and art history.

The City Council Salary Setting Commission is a five (5) member commission that reviews and recommends to the City Council the monthly salary and benefits it deems appropriate for members of the Council including the Mayor.  There is one (1) vacancy.   The term of service is for four (4) years to begin immediately upon appointment with a two (2) term limit.  Members meet biannually between March 1 and April 30 of every odd year.  To qualify applicants must reside within the city of Stockton.

The Central Parking District Advisory Board is a seven (7) member board that serves as an advisory body to the City Council to make recommendations on rules, rates, regulations, and development plans of the Central Parking District.  There are currently (3) vacancies to be filled immediately.  In June of 2016, there will be an additional three (3) vacancies with terms to begin July 1, 2016.  The term of service is for four (4) years with a two (2) term limit.  Members meet once a month.  To qualify, applicants must own real property or be an executive officer or board member of a corporation that owns property within the Central Parking District.

The Civil Service/Equal Employment Commission is a five (5) member commission that establishes suitable rules and regulations for the administration of the City’s Civil Service System to investigate matters related to the enforcement of rules and regulations, hear appeals regarding administration of the Civil Service System, and serve as the City’s Equal Employment Commission.  In June 2016, there will be two (2) vacancies.  The term of service is for three (3) years to begin July 1, 2016, with a two (2) term limit.  Members meet once a month.  To qualify, applicants must be a registered voter in the City of Stockton and must not hold any other public office, place, or position of employment with the City of Stockton.

The Measure W Oversight Committee is a seven (7) member committee that assures appropriate use of Measure W sales and use tax to present an annual report to the City Council.  In June 2016, there will be one (1) vacancy.  The term of service is for two (2) years to begin on July 1, 2016, for a two (2) term limit.  Members meet as needed.  To qualify, applicants must be at least 28 years of age, reside within the City’s geographic boundary, and cannot be employed by, contract, consult, or do any business with the City of Stockton.

The Port Commission is an eight (8) member commission that exercises general supervision over the Port of Stockton by adopting general rules and regulations to best promote the interests of the Port as established under State Law.  In June 2016, there will be one (1) City of Stockton vacancy.  The term of service of four (4) years begins on July 1, 2016,with no term limit.  Members meet twice a month.  To qualify applicants must have resided in the Port District at least one year prior to appointment (Harbors & Navigation Code Section 6244); or consistent with City General Plan boundaries, within a one-half mile strip on either side of the Stockton Ship Channel from the Port to Disappointment Slough.

The San Joaquin Regional Transit District Board is a five (5) member board that supervises and regulates facilities owned and operated by the Transit District, including fixing of rates, rentals, charges and classifications; and creating and enforcing rules, regulations, contracts, practices, and schedules.  In June 2016, there will be one (1) City of Stockton vacancy.  The term of service is four (4) years to begin July 1, 2015, with no term limit.  Members meet once a month.  To qualify, applicants must be a resident of the City of Stockton.

The Community Development Committee is a seven (7) member committee that acts as an advisory body to the City Council, studies Housing Department data to recommend ongoing project funding levels; reviews Department of Housing and Urban Development applications; and meets with area residents to analyze community support for newly designated areas.  In September 2016, there will be two (2) vacancies, one from District 3 and one from District 6.  The term of service begins October 1, 2016, with two (2) term limit.

For questions, please visit www.stocktonca.gov/bcvacancies or contact the Office of the City Clerk at (209) 937-8458.  After sufficient applications are collected, the City Clerk’s office will contact qualified applicants with interview dates.

City offices are open Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and every other Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  City offices are closed every other Friday and on observed holidays.

 

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