Pinole encourages citizens to become involved with their community. One way is to serve in an advisory capacity on a board or committee. The City is accepting applications for the ollowing boards:
- Planning Commissioner
(1 position; Four-year term)
The Pinole Planning Commission is a 7-member board comprise of Pinole residents, who serve as an advisory body to the City Council on matters related to the city growth and development and other matters as may be requested by the City Council. Their charge is to take action on use permits and variances, and make recommendations to the City Council on zoning changes and matters referred for study. The Commission reviews and maintains the long-range, comprehensive master plan for the physical growth and development of the city and areas related directly to the city, which reflects the future goals of the City after its adoption by the City Council. It shall guide the general location of future public facilities and improvements and aid in the encouragement and regulation of private development.
Filing Deadline: May 14, 2015
- Community Services Commission
(2 positions; Two-year term)
The Community Services Commission is comprised of 7 members, who must be Pinole residents. The Commission serves in an advisory capacity to the City Council in matters pertaining to public recreation, parks, art, cultural & historical activities, public access television activities, senior & youth activities, and community services.
The Community Services Commission meets monthly on the 4th Wednesday at 5 p.m.
- Traffic & Pedestrian Safety Committee (TAPS)
(One vacancy; two-year term) The Pinole Traffic and Pedestrian Safety Committee is currently a 5 member panel of Pinole residents and/or business owners who recommend or review action on traffic safety, traffic control and planning, speed limits, parking and other traffic related matters. The Committee makes recommendations to the City Council on traffic and pedestrian changes and matters referred for study.
The Committee meets on the third Wednesday, at 7:00 p.m. every other month.
Application materials are available at Pinole City Hall, and may be downloaded below.
Completed application and supplemental questionnaire are to be submitted to the City Clerk’s office, 2131 Pear Street, Pinole. A subcommittee of the City Council will conduct interviews and appointments will be made at a City Council meeting.
These positions are open until filled.
- Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging Committee Member
(1 position available for a two year term)
This is a 40-member Agency that advises the Area Agency on Aging on all matters related to the development and administration of senior programs in accordance with the Older Americans Act. Appointments are made by the County Board of Supervisors. Applicants must be residents of Pinole. Each city needs a voice on the council. City representatives advocate for the issues of older adults and act as liaison between the Advisory Council and the City.
AOCA committee meets every 3rd Wednesday, at 9:30 a.m. in Pleasant Hill. Members must either be seniors 60 or older, or non-seniors who are interested in advocating for senior issues. For more information and to receive application materials, contact City Clerk Patricia Athenour. Contact information listed below.
- For More Information on any Board appointment, contact:
City Clerk Patricia Athenour - (510) 724-8928 - Pathenour@ci.pinole.ca.us