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File #: 19-288    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 5/15/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 5/20/2019 Final action: 5/20/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Authorization to Seek Applicants for Boards and Commissions Annual Vacancies REPORT IN BRIEF Authorizes staff to seek applicants for vacancies for terms expiring July 1, 2019 and for current vacant seats on all Boards and Commissions. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion directing the Clerk's Office to notice all current vacant seats and upcoming vacancies for all Boards and Commissions.
Attachments: 1. vacancies-report.pdf

 

Report Prepared by: John Tresidder, Assistant City Clerk, City Clerk’s Office

 

Title

SUBJECT: Authorization to Seek Applicants for Boards and Commissions Annual Vacancies

 

REPORT IN BRIEF

Authorizes staff to seek applicants for vacancies for terms expiring July 1, 2019 and for current vacant seats on all Boards and Commissions.

 

RECOMMENDATION

City Council - Adopt a motion directing the Clerk’s Office to notice all current vacant seats and upcoming vacancies for all Boards and Commissions.

 

Body

ALTERNATIVES

1.  Direct staff to notice the vacancies and to seek applicants for the positions; or

2.  Give staff specific instructions regarding how to advertise for the vacancies.

 

AUTHORITY

City of Merced Charter Sections 700, 702, and 702.1.

 

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES

As provided for in the 2018-19 Adopted Budget.

 

DISCUSSION

The Clerk's Office has conducted the annual review of appointments to the City Boards and Commissions to determine the terms of office expiring on July 1, 2019. Those board members and commissioners who have served two consecutive terms of office are not eligible to serve another term per the City of Merced Charter.

 

Unless other directions are necessary, the vacancies will be posted in accordance with Government Code Section 54970, et seq., and the matter of appointment placed on a future City Council agenda.  If Council Members have any direction regarding how to advertise for the vacancies other than the usual notice to the newspaper, website, social media and Civic Center posting boards, and if Council feels certain areas of expertise and/or experience are necessary for these appointees, please advise.  Attached is the vacancy list maintained by the Clerk’s Office.

 

ATTACHMENTS

1.  Vacancy List