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File #: 19-826    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Study Session Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/28/2019 In control: Council and Authorities Concurrent Meeting
On agenda: 7/10/2019 Final action:
Title: Interviews and Appointments to the Charter Review Committee
Attachments: 1. Voting Guidelines, 2. District 1, 3. District 2, 4. District 3, 5. District 4, 6. District 5, 7. District 6, 8. POST MEETING MATERIAL
Interviews and Appointments to the Charter Review Committee

At the May 7, 2019 City Council meeting, staff presented work plan and charter review committee appointment process alternatives for City Council consideration and recommendation.

The City Council approved (1) directing staff to begin recruitment of a Charter Review Committee with the same eligibility requirements as a Board/Commission applicant, (2) appointing a seven-member commission with one member from each of the current six districts, and one at-large member; if a district does not receive any applicants, then the appointment for that seat opens to at-large, and (3) setting a process for City Council to interview all applicants in each particular district and appoint one member per district and appoint one at-large member from the un-selected applicants.

The City Clerk's Office has received a total of 19 applications (attached according to district) from the following candidates by the submission due date of June 28, 2019. The Registrar of Voters Office has confirmed Registered Voter Status for all applicants, therefore they have met the application requirements.

Applicants|1010|Cooley, Benjamin

Jerdonek, Robert

Upadhyay, Vandana

Usman, Sameena|1010|Silva, Steven|1010|Cielusniak, Christina

Koltermann, Christine

Sontag, John|1010|Almazol, Katherine

Creger, Paul

Park, Kevin|1010|Bonito, Richard

Evans, Jonathon

Jain, Sudhanshu

Myers, Howard|1010|Arquero, Pilar

Ricossa, Stephen

Sivilla-Jones, Ralph

Sulcer, Teresa

The City Council directed staff to follow the Boards and Commission application process. The City Charter does not allow employees to serve on the Planning Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission, Civil Service Commission and the Board of Library Trustees. However, the Charter does not prohibit City employees from serving on an ad hoc commission for review of a City Charter revision with ...

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