Commission & Board Vacancies Information

The City of Dublin is seeking applicants for the following commissions and committees:

Applications are due to the City Clerk by Friday, November 13, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Applications may be submitted electronically or obtained by contacting the City Clerk's Office at (925) 833-6650 or city.clerk@dublin.ca.gov.

Planning Commission (3 vacancies and 2 alternates)
The Planning Commission is an advisory body to the City Council.  The Planning Commission is made up of seven community members, including five Planning Commissioners who serve four-year terms, and two Alternate Planning Commissioners who serve two-year terms. The duties and powers of the Planning Commission are spelled out in Chapter 2.12 of the Dublin Municipal Code and include the power to perform duties in reference to Planning, Zoning, and land use, and to make recommendations, for City Council approval, of the following: 

  • A comprehensive, long-term General Plan for the physical development of the City and land within the City's sphere of influence; 
  • Development plans which are consistent with the General Plan; and 
  • Regulations, programs, and ordinances as required for the systematic implementation of the General Plan. 

Rules for conducting Planning Commission Meetings have been established to provide a framework for running Planning Commission meetings, maintaining decorum, and ensuring opportunities for members of the public to address the Planning Commission. These rules have been adopted in accordance with the Dublin Municipal Code (Chapter 2.12.040.C).

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Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission (3 vacancies and 1 alternate)
The Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission is an advisory body to the City Council and City Staff.  This Commission is made up of seven members of the community who serve four-year staggered terms and one alternate serving a two-year term.  The Commission considers and makes recommendations to the City Council on historical, cultural, and artistic matters by: ensuring historical preservation of the Heritage Center; generating public input concerning the arts; and, reviewing arts contract proposals. The Commission may also review and make recommendations regarding the City's budgets for arts programs, facilities, and the Heritage and Cultural Arts Long Range Plan for the community.  The Heritage and Cultural Arts Commission Bylaws and Rules of Procedure govern the meetings and activities of the Commission.

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Human Services Commission (3 vacancies and 2 alternates)
The Human Services Commission is an advisory body to the City Council and City Staff. This Commission is made up of five members of the community who serve four-year staggered terms and two alternates serving two-year terms. The Human Services Commission provides the City Council with grant funding recommendations for the Human Services Grants Program and the Federal Community Development Block Grants program. The Commission also collaborates with the Cities of Livermore and Pleasanton Human Service Commissions to address unmet needs identified in the Tri-Valley Human Services Needs Assessment. The City Council formed this Commission in 2013 as an outcome of the Human Services Task Force.  The Human Services Commission Bylaws and Rules of Procedure govern the meetings and activities of the Commission.

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Parks and Community Services Commission (2 vacancies and 2 alternates)
The Parks and Community Services Commission is an advisory body to the City Council and City Staff. This Commission is made up of five members of the community who serve four-year staggered terms, two alternates serving two-year terms and one student representative who serves a one-year term. This Commission acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council with regard to City facilities, parks, and recreational activities and programs.  The Parks and Community Services Commission Bylaws and Rules of Procedure govern the meetings and activities of the Commission.

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Senior Center Advisory Committee (2 vacancies and 2 alternates)
The Senior Center Advisory Committee consists of five members who serve four-year staggered terms and two alternates who serve two-year terms.  This Committee makes recommendations related to the operation and maintenance of an effective and efficient Senior Center for the residents of Dublin.  The Senior Center Advisory Committee Bylaws and Rules of Procedure govern the meetings and activities of the Advisory Committee.

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