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City Recruits for Advisory Commissions

Applications Due By April 25, 2018

Post Date:April 04, 2018 4:15 p.m.

The City of Davis is accepting applications from citizens, 18 years of age and older, interested in serving one of the following commissions:


  • Advises on matters relating to open space issues, programs, projects and habitats.
  • Fosters dialogue with the community for open space projects and issues.
  • Meets: First Monday (monthly), 6:30 p.m., 23 Russell Boulevard.

Mid-term vacancies: 1 Regular, 1 Alternate (Terms end 12/31/18)


  • Renders decisions on tree removal and/or modification permit requests.
  • Makes recommendations regarding designations of Landmark Trees.
  • Meets: Thirrd Thursday (monthly), 5:30 p.m., 1818 5th Street.

Mid-term vacancies: 1 Regular, 1 Alternate (Terms end 6/30/19)

By serving on a City Commission, you can help plan the future of Davis. Commissions serve as a conduit for citizen input – a way of gathering, analyzing and recommending options to the City Council. Commissions also provide an important avenue for determining the community’s feelings about issues and extending the reach of the democratic process.

Applications may be picked up at the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall, 23 Russell Boulevard during regular business hours, or downloaded at

Please be aware that all applications and accompanying documents are considered public information and may be disclosed/ released pursuant to the California Public Records Act.


Applications may be submitted, in person or via mail, to the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall (23 Russell Boulevard, Davis, CA 95616); or via e-mail to

In addition to the application form, commission applicants will participate in a 10-minute private interview with the City Council subcommittee and city staff. Applications are tentatively scheduled to be submitted to City Council for appointment in mid-May 2018.

For more information, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 530-757-5648 or