Agendas for each meeting are available at Redlands City Hall and
are posted in the window of the City Clerk’s Office facing Cajon
Street. Additional information on each specific commission or
board, as well as agendas and minutes, can also be accessed by
clicking on each respective commission or board (if available) or
by contacting City staff at the telephone number provided.
Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of
Redlands encourages residents to apply for a position on the
following commissions and/or boards:
Citrus Preservation Commission
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. in the Municipal Utilities
Department, 35 Cajon Street, Suite 15A. Residents of
Redlands and surrounding communities are encouraged to apply.
Persons interested in applying for the non-salaried position on
this commission may request application forms from the Office of
the City Manager, City Hall, 35 Cajon Street, Suite 200, by phone
at 798-7510, or download the application here.
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: Carl Bruce Shaffer
Council Liaisons: Paul Barich (primary), Eddie Tejeda (alternate)
The Cultural Arts Commission promotes public interest in the Arts, recommends new art programs and funding for those programs, and recommends to the City Council policies to encourage, develop, and support the Arts in Redlands. The Commission also advises the City Council in the administration of the City’s Art in Public Places program.
Staff Liaisons: Joe Bierma and Tricia Swope
Council Liaisons: Jenna Guzman-Lowery (primary), Denise Davis (alternate)
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.
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: Loralee Farris
Council Liaisons: Denise Davis (primary), Jenna Guzman-Lowery (alternate)
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: Beatris Ordaz
Council Liaison: Jenna Guzman-Lowery (primary), Denise Davis (alternate)
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), Denise Davis (alternate)
Through the individual and collective expertise of its members, the Municipal Utilities/Public Works Commission advises the Municipal Utilities and Public Works Engineering Department regarding the public acceptability of proposed plans, programs, and projects. Meets at 4:00 p.m. on the 1st Monday of even-numbered months, however, due to restrictions surrounding Covid-19 meetings are conducted via Zoom until further notice.
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:
Chapter 3.41 of the City of Redlands Municipal Code requires water and wastewater utility rates to be reviewed bi-annually by a Utility Advisory Committee (UAC). The primary goal of the UAC is to recommend water and wastewater rates for all utility customers based upon the cost of service and are in compliance with all state and federal laws.
Chapter 2.70 established the membership, terms, organization, and further defined the responsibilities of the UAC. The UAC is comprised of 7 volunteers who are current City water and wastewater utility customers representing various customer classes, and are neither an elected official nor an employee of the City of Redlands.