Boards & Commissions

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The City Clerk’s Office is accepting applications for Board and Commission terms that expire in August 2020.  Pursuant to City Council Policy 1.9b, the City Council invites applications from current commission members and interested citizens. 

PLANNING COMMISSION – two terms (Commissioners Adam Buchbinder and Terrence Hines) expire August 31, 2020.  The Planning Commission is composed of seven members who advise the City Council regarding a full range of development-related issues, including amendments to the City’s General Plan and Zoning Ordinance.  Regular meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the City Council Chamber of City Hall.  In addition to the regular meetings, study sessions are held periodically.  Additionally, members are periodically asked to serve on Planning Commission committees, including the Site and Architectural Review Committee.  Applicants should give full consideration to the time commitment required for service on this commission.  Eligibility Requirement:  Campbell resident and at least 18 years of age.

The selection process will take place during July/August 2020.  Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, or at the city’s website: https://www.ci.campbell.ca.us/157/Boards-Commissions, and must be returned no later than July 2, 2020, by 5:00 p.m.  For further information, please call the City Clerk's Office at 866‑2117.

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CIVIC IMPROVEMENT COMMISSION VACANCY: two terms (Commissioners Amy Carpenter and Anne Souza) expire August 31, 2020. The Civic Improvement Commission is composed of seven members who advise the City Council and cooperate with other governmental agencies regarding issues related to cultural needs, health and welfare services, beautification, environment, library needs, historical needs and problems of youth and senior citizens.  The Civic Improvement Commission identifies community needs and problems within the scope of concerns assigned to the Commission.  Regular meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the City Council Chamber of City Hall. To be eligible for appointment on this volunteer advisory commission, applicants must reside within Campbell City limits and be at least eighteen years of age.

The selection process will take place during July/August 2020.  Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, or at the city’s website: https://www.ci.campbell.ca.us/157/Boards-Commissions, and must be returned no later than July 2, 2020, by 5:00 p.m.  For further information, please call the City Clerk's Office at 866‑2117.

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RENTAL INCREASE FACT FINDING COMMITTEE – one term Tenant Representative (Committee Member Jennifer Dooley) expires August 31, 2020.  The Committee is composed of five members selected by the City Council to assist in resolving disputes which are presented to the City by petition.  The Committee is composed of two tenant representatives, two landlord representatives, and one neutral representative who shall act as Chairperson.  A tenant member shall not participate in a proceeding involving a landlord from whom he or she rents residential property.  Members shall serve without monetary remuneration. Tenant applicants must be a tenant and live within the Campbell City limits.  Landlord applicants must own rental property in the City of Campbell.  Meetings are held as needed.   There is also a tenant position that is currently vacant.


The selection process will take place during July/August 2020.  Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, or at the city’s website: https://www.ci.campbell.ca.us/157/Boards-Commissions, and must be returned no later than July 2, 2020, by 5:00 p.m.  For further information, please call the City Clerk's Office at 866‑2117.

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BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN ADVISORY COMMITTEE - three terms expire August 31, 2020. (Committee Member Carmen Lynaugh, Committee Member Laura Smith, Committee Member Paul Tuttle) The Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee is composed of five members. The committee guides the development of bicycle and pedestrian planning and policies for the City. They also make recommendations to the City Council in the use of funds for bicycle and pedestrian related capital projects. To be eligible for appointment on this volunteer advisory committee, applicants must reside within Campbell City limits and be at least 18 years of age. The Committee meets on an as needed basis, but general meets bi-monthly. The Traffic Engineer Division of the Public Works Department provides the primary staff support and assists on as-needed basis.

The selection process will take place during July/August 2020.  Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, or at the city’s website: https://www.ci.campbell.ca.us/157/Boards-Commissions, and must be returned no later than July 2, 2020 by 5:00 p.m.  For further information, please contact publicworks@cityofcampbell.com.  

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RENTAL INCREASE FACT FINDING COMMITTEE – One term (Committee member Lucy Zheng) expires August 31, 2019.  The Committee is composed of five members selected by the City Council to assist in resolving disputes which are presented to the City by petition.  The Committee is composed of two tenant representatives, two landlord representatives, and one neutral representative who shall act as Chairperson.  A tenant member shall not participate in a proceeding involving a landlord from whom he or she rents residential property. Members shall serve without monetary remuneration. Tenant applicants must be a tenant and live within the Campbell City limits.  Landlord applicants must own rental property in the City of Campbell.  Meetings are held as needed.   Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, or at the link above. The application period will remain open until a sufficient number of applications are submitted.  For further information, please call the City Clerk's Office at 866‑2117.                                                           

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Commission Openings:

RENTAL INCREASE FACT FINDING COMMITTEE – Tenant Representative for one short term expiring on August 31, 2021.  The Committee is composed of five members selected by the City Council to assist in resolving disputes which are presented to the City by petition.  The Committee is composed of two tenant representatives, two landlord representatives, and one neutral representative who shall act as Chairperson.  A tenant member shall not participate in a proceeding involving a landlord from whom he or she rents residential property.  Members shall serve without monetary remuneration. Tenant applicants must be a tenant and live within the Campbell City limits.  Landlord applicants must own rental property in the City of Campbell.  Meetings are held as needed.    The City of Campbell has extended the application period for the Rental Fact Finding Committee. The application process will take place pursuant provisions provided in the City Council Policy 1.9b.                                                        

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RENTAL INCREASE FACT FINDING COMMITTEE – The application deadline has been extended for the Landlord Representative until a sufficient number of applications are accepted. The Committee is composed of five members selected by the City Council to assist in resolving disputes which are presented to the City by petition.  The Committee is composed of two tenant representatives, two landlord representatives, and one neutral representative who shall act as Chairperson.  A tenant member shall not participate in a proceeding involving a landlord from whom he or she rents residential property.  Members shall serve without monetary remuneration. Tenant applicants must be a tenant and live within the Campbell City limits.  Landlord applicants must own rental property in the City of Campbell.  Meetings are held as needed.     Applications may be obtained from the City Clerk's Office, or at the at the link above . The application period will remain open until a sufficient number of applications are submitted. For further information, please call the City Clerk's Office at 866‑2117.