PLEASANT HILL, CA (August 9, 2022) — As you contemplate how you might create positive change in your community, consider applying to participate on one of the City of Pleasant Hill commissions that currently has a vacancy. Many volunteers enjoy participation so much that they reapply again when their terms are up! Current opportunities are noted below. Apply by Thursday, August 11, 2022.
The mission of the Education Commission is to advocate for quality public education in Pleasant Hill. The Commission acts as a conduit between the City and the Mount Diablo Unified School District. Applicants must reside in Valley View or Pleasant Hill Middle School attendance areas, and need not be a City resident to qualify. Meetings are held on the 4th Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at City Hall.* There is one unfilled term created by a long-serving commissioner whose schedule recently changed. Term is through April 2023.
The Planning Commission provides recommendations to the City Council on land use, zoning, the general plan, and other policy issues. You must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of Pleasant Hill for at least one year prior to appointment to qualify. Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall.* There is one vacancy after a long-serving commissioner completed a final term. Term is through April 2026.
TRAFFIC SAFETY COMMISSION
The Traffic Safety Commission conducts and analyzes studies of traffic related concerns, holds meetings with residents and business owners to hear traffic related suggestions and concerns, makes recommendations on signage, traffic calming or policy changes, and works with various City departments and other local government agencies to implement recommended changes.
Pleasant Hill residents who have experience in professional engineering, traffic safety, law enforcement or related vocational or professional pursuits that involve a technical and practical understanding of bicycle, pedestrian, vehicular or transit accommodation are invited to apply. Meetings are held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. at City Hall.* There is one vacancy to complete an unfilled term due to an unexpected schedule change. Term is through October 2024.
If you know of someone who might be a good fit for one of these commissions, please forward this information to them!
Visit www.pleasanthillca.org/vacancy for more information and the online application.
*Meetings may be held via teleconference in accordance with current health orders and City policy.