City Seeks Applicants for Commission Positions

Seats on the Arts, Parks and Rec. and Planning commissions are available.

The City of Moorpark is seeking applicants for the Arts, Parks and Rec. and Planning commissions.

Five two-year positions are open on each. Terms begin Jan. 1 and expire Dec. 31. Members of all commission will receive compensation for their attendance at each meeting.

Applications are available at City Hall, 799 Moorpark Ave. and on the city's website under News Briefs. Applications must be received by the City Clerk at City Hall no later than 5 p.m. Oct. 26.

Following are the city's descriptions of each position:

Arts Commission applicants must be registered voters, reside within
the City’s Area of Interest or within the Moorpark Unified School District
boundaries or must be a business owner within the City of Moorpark. The Moorpark Arts Commission will meet quarterly as determined by the
Commission at its first meeting in January of each year, such determination to include the dates, time and place of such meetings over the two-year term.

The Arts Commission shall act in an advisory capacity to the City Council
in all matters pertaining to the High Street Arts Center’s programming
activities, administration and development of the annual theatrical season, promotion of the arts center’s programs and services to stimulate interest therein, and review of a long-range capital improvement plan.

The Arts Commission shall act in an advisory capacity and review the conceptual design and placement of artwork, solicit public comment, and
provide a recommendation to the city council on the design and location, as well as, perform such other duties as may be requested from time to time by the City Council.

Parks and Recreation Commission applicants must be residents of
the city of Moorpark and registered to vote in Moorpark. The Parks and
Recreation Commission meets on the first Monday of each month at 7
p.m. to review matters pertaining to the City’s parks and public recreation. Other meetings may be required. The Commission also advises the City Council on the administration and development of recreation areas, facilities, programs, and improved recreation services. When directed by Council, the Commission considers and recommends conceptual design of parks and park facility improvements, including play equipment and other park amenities.

Planning Commission applicants must be residents of the city of
Moorpark, a registered to vote in Moorpark and where possible, have
special knowledge in the fields of real property, construction, law, zoning
and architecture, or related subjects. The Planning Commission regular
meeting schedule is the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. The
Commission considers such matters as the general plan, specific plans, re-zonings, use permits and subdivisions. The Planning Commission is the City Council’s advisor on land use planning.


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