Residents invited to apply for positions on City commissions

Residents invited to apply for positions on City commissions
Posted on 03/01/2017

The City of Redlands invites residents to apply for openings on the Street Tree Committee, Parks and Recreation and Human Relations Commissions.

The Street Tree Committee is an advisory committee to the City Council and recommends policies for the planting, care and removal of trees and shrubs in all parkways in the City. The Street Tree Committee meets bi-monthly on the fourth Thursday of even-numbered months at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers.

The Parks and Recreation Commission recommends to the City Council policies for the acquisition, development, maintenance and improvement of parks, public trails and open space areas, and for the planting, care and removal of landscaping and amenities in all parks, public trails and open space areas. In addition, this commission’s duties relating to recreation include using the commissioners’ skills, knowledge and experience to assist and advise the City Recreation Division staff; keeping the public informed about the City’s recreation program; serving as a forum for the promotion of activities for the Recreation Division and the City’s community center; and serving as a forum for resident’s suggestions, reactions, opinions, interests and needs regarding the City’s Recreation Division and its programs. The Parks and Recreation Commission meets bi-monthly on the second Thursday of odd-numbered months at 4 p.m.

The Human Relations Commission was established to foster peaceful relations among persons of different races and national origins. This commission serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council and to aid the City in achieving better human relations by providing assistance to all persons or groups in promoting good will and better relations among all people. The Human Relations Commission meets bi-monthly on the third Monday of odd-numbered months at 5:45 p.m. 

Residents interested in applying for any of these non-salaried positions may request an application form from the City Manager's Office, City Hall, 35 Cajon St., Suite 200, by phone at (909) 798-7510, or on-line at www.cityofredlands.org. Members are appointed by the City Council.

Deadline for filing applications is March 13, 2017.