Commissions & Boards


Current Openings on Commissions and Boards

Citrus Preservation Commission

Deadline for filing applications is July 17, 2024

The Citrus Preservation Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council in all matters pertaining to the acquisition, improvement, preservation and retention of citrus properties within the City.

The Citrus Preservation Commission meets every month on the second Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.


Airport Advisory Board

The Airport Advisory Board acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council in all matters pertaining to the administration, operation, development, improvement, and maintenance of the Redlands Municipal Airport.

Staff Liaison: Adarian (AJ) Lawson
Council Liaisons: Paul Barich (primary), Mario Saucedo (alternate)

AAB Speaker Slip

Overview Citrus Division

Citrus Preservation Commission

The Citrus Preservation Commission recommends to the City Council policies for the acquisition, improvement, preservation, and retention of citrus properties within the City.

Staff Liaison:  Zach LaBonte
Council Liaisons: Jenna Guzman-Lowery (primary), Denise Davis (alternate)


Cultural Arts Commission

The Cultural Arts Commission promotes public interest in arts, recommends new arts programs and sources of funding for those programs, assists the City Council by recommending policies to encourage, develop and support the arts in Redlands, and advises the City Council in the administration of the City’s “Art in Public Places” program.

Staff Liaison: Tricia Swope, Manager, Facilities & Community Services

Council Liaisons: Jenna Guzman-Lowery (primary) Denise Davis (alternate)

Meeting Minutes


January 8, 2024 Regular Meeting Minutes
March 11, 2024 Regular Meeting Minutes
May 13, 2024 Regular Meeting Minutes


January 9, 2023
February 2, 2023
March 27, 2023
May 8, 2023 Regular Meeting Minutes
July 10, 2023 Regular Meeting Minutes
September 11, 2023 Regular Meeting Minutes
November 13, 2023 Regular Meeting Minutes


January 8, 2022
March 14, 2022
May 9, 2022
July 11, 2022
September 12, 2022


January 11, 2021
March 8, 2021
May 10, 2021
July 12, 2021
September 13, 2021
November 8, 2021


Disaster Council

It shall be the duty of the City Disaster Council, and it is empowered, to develop and recommend for adoption by the city council emergency and mutual aid plans and agreements.

The Disaster Council of the City of Redlands shall consist of existing groups that support a strong team merging sectors of the community including elected officials, emergency management, first responders, volunteer services, major industry and commercial, healthcare and education.

Staff Liaison: Esther Martinez


Historic and Scenic Preservation Commission

The Historic and Scenic Preservation Commission advises the City Council on recommendations, decisions, and determinations concerning the designation, preservation, protection, enhancement, and perpetuation of historical, scenic, and cultural resources that contribute to the culture and aesthetic value of the City.

Staff Liaison: Brian Foote
Council Liaisons: Denise Davis (primary), Paul Barich (alternate)


Human Relations Commission

The Human Relations Commission serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council and aids the City in achieving better human relations by providing assistance to all persons or groups in promoting goodwill and better relations among all people.

Staff Liaison:  Sarah Redinger
Council Liaison:  Jenna Guzman-Lowery (primary), Mario Saucedo (alternate)


Library Board

The Library Board Trustees have the powers and perform the duties with regard to the public library and reading room and the care, management and control thereof, and of the books, property and funds belonging thereto, and who shall in the exercise of their functions conform to and be governed by the provisions of the state Education Code.

Staff Liaison:  Dr. Don McCue, Library Director
Council Liaisons: Paul Barich (primary), Mario Saucedo (alternate)


Municipal Utilities/Public Works Commission

Through the individual and collective expertise of its members, the Municipal Utilities/Public Works Commission (MUPWC) advises the Municipal Utilities and Public Works Engineering Department regarding the public acceptability of proposed plans, programs, and projects. The MUPWC meets at 4:00 p.m. on the 1st Monday of even-numbered months.


Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission

The Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission shall recommend 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, the Commission shall have the following duties relating to recreation:


Planning Commission Meeting

The Planning Commission meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 4 pm.  

Current Agendas (click here)
Planning Commission Comments Form (click here)

Standing Commissions & Ad Hoc Committees

These standing committees are appointed by the City Council, are subject to the Brown Act, but are not created by Ordinance and have no specific length of service indicated.


Street Tree Committee

The Street Tree Committee makes recommendations to the City Council regarding City-owned street trees.

The Committee meets on the 4th Thursday of even numbered months.

Staff Liaison: Erik Reeves
Council Liaisons: Eddie Tejeda (primary), Jenna Guzman-Lowery (alternate)


Traffic and Parking Commission


The Traffic and Parking Commission has the following duties:


Utility Advisory Committee (UAC)

The Utility Advisory Committee (UAC) shall:

  • Review current water and wastewater rates, charges, and revenue requirements bi-annually;
  • Recommend water and wastewater rates that provide revenue which:
    1) Recover costs reasonably borne;
    2) Are equitable to all customer classes;
    3) Comply with all state and federal regulations; and
    4) May be easily ​explained to customers.
  • Prepare and present its recommendations to the City Council.

Chapter 3.41 of the City of Redlands Municipal Code