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Appointments to Fill Vacancies on the Stanton Planning Commission and Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission

Jan 10 2019

APPOINTMENTS TO

STANTON PARKS, RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION

AND

STANTON PLANNING COMMISSION

VACANCY TO FILL NINE SEATS


THE CITY OF STANTON IS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS TO FILL FOUR (4) VACANCIES ON THE STANTON PLANNING COMMISSION AND FIVE (5) VACANCIES ON THE STANTON PARKS, RECREATION AND COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMISSION.  Applicants must be registered voters in the City of Stanton and reside within the city limits to qualify.  The Planning Commission consists of five members who meet on the first and third Wednesdays of every month at 6:30 p.m. in the Stanton Council Chambers, 7800 Katella Avenue, Stanton.  The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission consists of seven members who meet on the third Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. in the Stanton Council Chambers, 7800 Katella Avenue, Stanton.

The Planning Commission is appointed by the City Council and is responsible for the coordination of planning, orderly growth, efficient land use and environmental protection within the City.  The Commission considers all discretionary entitlements and makes recommendations to the City Council on amendments to the City’s General Plan and quazi-judicial land use actions such as zone changes and amendments to the zoning code.  The Commission is responsible for the implementation of the general plan through actions including the application of zoning, specific plans and subdivision ordinances as well as the coordination of other local plans and programs with the plans and programs of other public agencies.

The Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission is appointed by the City Council and acts in an advisory capacity to the City Council and City staff in matters pertaining to development/rehabilitation of parks and recreation facilities, recreation and youth services, senior citizen and human services, cultural arts services, neighborhood improvement, grants or other funding, and other matters as may be referred to the Commission by City Council from time to time.


In accordance with the Stanton Municipal Code, terms of office for each Commissioner shall coincide with the term of the office of the Council Member who made the appointment.  Currently there are vacancies in Seat Numbers 1, 2, 3, and 4 on the Stanton Planning Commission and Seat Numbers 1, 2, 3, 6, and 7 on the Stanton Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission for terms expiring in November 2022 (the term for Seat Number 4 on the Stanton Planning Commission will expire in November 2020).

Section 2.06.030 of the Stanton Municipal Code requires the submission of applications and interviews prior to appointment to any position.

APPOINTMENT IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED TO BE MADE BY THE CITY COUNCIL AT ITS MEETING OF FEBRUARY 12, 2019 OR AS SOON THEREAFTER AS POSSIBLE.  APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SUBMITTED TO THE CITY CLERK ON OR PRIOR TO NOON ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 2019.

For application and further information, please visit the City’s website at www.ci.stanton.ca.us or contact Ms. Patricia A. Vazquez, City Clerk at (714) 890-4245 or via e-mail at pvazquez@ci.stanton.ca.us.

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