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File #: 19-409    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Calendar Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/28/2019 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 5/7/2019 Final action: 5/7/2019
Title: Action on Reappointment of Commissioners and Declaring Commissioner Vacancies, Setting of a Date for an Application Deadline, and Scheduling of Interviews
Attachments: 1. Commissioner's Attendance List 2018-2019
REPORT TO COUNCIL
SUBJECT
Title
Action on Reappointment of Commissioners and Declaring Commissioner Vacancies, Setting of a Date for an Application Deadline, and Scheduling of Interviews

Report
BACKGROUND
Board, Commission and Committee members are generally appointed to a four-year term (full term), and may serve a maximum of two consecutive full terms. In the case where an existing member is eligible for another term, past City practice has been for staff to contact those existing members and request if they would like to be re-appointed to another term. The Council then takes formal action to reappoint those existing members who indicate a desire to serve a second term. If an individual is appointed to fill a partial term, he or she may serve an additional two full terms. Full terms are effective July 1st of the appointing year and expire on June 30th of the fourth year.

DISCUSSION
Given the lack of a formal policy, staff has continued with the past practice of reaching out to the incumbents eligible for reappointment and inquiring if there is a desire to continue to serve a second term. Staff reached out to all those incumbents on March 28, 2019 and the following eight (8) commissioners have indicated a desire to be reappointed for the full term ending June 30, 2023 as their current terms end June 30, 2019:

Board of Library Trustees Stephen Ricossa
Civil Service Commission Willie Brown
Civil Service Commission Carolyn McAllister
Cultural Commission Debra von Huene
Historical and Landmarks Commission Patricia Leung
Parks and Recreation Commission Burt Field
Planning Commission Suds Jain
Senior Advisory Commission Barbara A. "Bobbi" Estrada

Regular attendance is one of the requirements to serve on a Board or Commission, staff has attached an attendance roster (Attachment 1) of all Boards and Commissions for Council's review.

The following commissioner has declined possible reappointment, creating a vacancy for a full-term end...

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