Three terms of office on each commission will expire on July 31st and interested residents have until August to submit their application.
Santa Clarita city officials extended the deadline to apply for a vacancy on one of several city commissions due to a lack of applicants.
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“Interested residents now have until Aug.15 to submit applications for vacancies on the city’s Arts Commission, Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission, Planning Commission and Open Space Preservation District Financial Accountability and Audit Panel (FAAP).
Three terms of office on each commission/panel, which are currently filled, will expire July 31.
However, if a replacement is not found, then the previously appointed official remains in his or her post until a new commission or panel member is named, officials said.
Selected candidates will each serve four-year terms expiring July 31, 2018.
All interested parties must submit an application and three letters of recommendation by 5:00 p.m. on August 15 to the City Clerk’s Office in Suite 120 at Santa Clarita City Hall, located at 23920 Valencia Boulevard.
All three commissions, as well as the FAAP, are comprised of five members each.
The Arts Commission advises the City Council and City staff on arts matters, including public art, arts programs, and art events throughout the community.
The Parks, Recreation & Community Services Commission advises the City Council and City staff on parks and public recreation matters.
The Planning Commission advises the City Council on major development projects, property acquisition, specific plans, zoning, and other planning matters. The FAAP ensures that the City’s land acquisition priorities are followed, reviews fund accounts, ensures Preservation District funds are spent properly, and ensures that proposed expenditures are consistent with requirements.
Applicants must be 18 years or older and maintain their principal residence in the City of Santa Clarita during their term of office.
Evening availability is also required.
To obtain an application or for more information about the Commission and Panel vacancies, contact the City Clerk’s Office at (661) 255-4391 or click here.
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Source: Santa Clarita News