tel. (818) 898-1200      117 Macneil Street, San Fernando, CA 91340
The City Council has four (4) active commissions & boards that provide a diverse viewpoint on issues facing the San Fernando community. If you’re interested in participating, feel free to contact the corresponding department that provides administrative services to each Commission.
 

Below is a description of each Commission and Board, as well as facts that pertain to each Commission. Click on the tabs to view agendas and minutes.

Effective July 2021, Commissions have resumed meeting in person in the Council Chambers (117 Macneil Street, San Fernando). Members of the public are welcome to attend in person or watch the live stream via YouTube. Subscribe now! 
 

Visit Vimeo for a full collection of our public meeting audio files, prior to May 11, 2020.

HOW TO BECOME A COMMISSIONER

Are you interested in becoming a Commissioner? 

Pursuant to the City’s Code, each City Councilmember may appoint one Commissioner to each of the City’s four Commissions (i.e., Planning and Preservation Commission; Parks, Wellness and Recreation Commission, Transportation and Public Safety Commission; and Education Commission), with the appointment approved by the full City Council.

For appointment consideration, interested residents must submit an application.  

To apply, the person must be 18 years of age and a resident of the City of San Fernando. Pursuant to Government Code section 1020, subdivision (b): “Notwithstanding any other law, a person, regardless of citizenship or immigration status, is eligible to hold an appointed civil office if the person is 18 years of age and a resident of the state.”  Interested applicants must complete an Application to Serve on a City Commission that includes a biography and be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office via email: CityClerk@sfcity.org; delivery in person or through the US postal mail service, City Hall 117 Macneil Street, San Fernando. Copies of applications are provided to the appointing Councilmember for their consideration and their final recommendation to approve the appointment is ratified by the City Council.

It is encouraged that applicants be involved or employed in the applicable Commission’s field or related subject. Commissioners receive a monthly meeting attendance stipend of $100. For more information regarding the City’s Commissions, please review the Guidelines for Boards, Commissions and Committees handbook.

UNSCHEDULED VACANCY NOTICE

The San Fernando City Council is now accepting applications for appointment to two Commissions:

  • San Fernando Transportation and Public Safety (TPS) Commission: Meets on the first Thursday of each month, beginning at 6:00 pm, at the City Hall Council Chambers, located at 117 Macneil St. – Applications accepted until filled. 
     
  • San Fernando Parks, Wellness, and Recreation (PWR) Commission: Meets on the second Thursday of each month, beginning at 6:30 pm, at the City Hall Council Chambers, located at 117 Macneil St. – Applications accepted until filled.  
     

These appointments are to fill one (1) unscheduled vacancy on each commission for the term of office from the date of appointment through December 2024. Members shall continue in the position beyond one year until replaced by the appointing City Councilmember or until the member resigns.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, a registered voter and reside within the City jurisdiction. It is encouraged that applicants be involved or employed in the field of Transportation and Public Safety (TPS Commission), Parks, Wellness, and Recreation (PWR Commission) and culture or related subjects. Commissioners receive a monthly meeting attendance stipend of $100.00.

Each Commission consists of five Commission members. During the Commissions annual reorganization, Commissioners must choose one of its members to serve as Chair and another member to serve as Vice Chair; and the terms of office shall be for one year or until successors chosen. 

For additional information, please contact Julia Fritz, City Clerk at (818) 898-1204 or via email at CityClerk@sfcity.org.

CLICK HERE to download the Unscheduled Vacancy Notice (TPS Commission)

CLICK HERE to download the Unscheduled Vacancy Notice (PWR Commission)

DISASTER COUNCIL

  • Assists the City Council with planning related to city emergency, hazard mitigation and mutual aid plans and agreements.
  • Meets quarterly in the City Hall Community Room located at 117 Macneil Street, San Fernando; meeting dates vary.

Effective July 2021, Commissions have resumed meeting in person in the Council Chambers (117 Macneil Street, San Fernando). Members of the public are welcome to attend in person or watch the live stream via YouTube. Subscribe now! 
 

Visit Vimeo for a full collection of our public meeting audio files, prior to May 11, 2020.

For more information call (818) 898-1222

2024

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01/2024

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02/2024

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03/2024

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10/2024

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11/2024

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12/2024

2023

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
01/2023 NO REGULAR MEETING NO SPECIAL MEETING

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02/2023 NO REGULAR MEETING NO SPECIAL MEETING

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03/2023 NO REGULAR MEETING NO SPECIAL MEETING

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04/2023 NO REGULAR MEETING NO SPECIAL MEETING

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05/2023 NO REGULAR MEETING NO SPECIAL MEETING

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06/2023 NO REGULAR MEETING NO SPECIAL MEETING

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07/2023 NO REGULAR MEETING NO SPECIAL MEETING

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08/2023 NO REGULAR MEETING NO SPECIAL MEETING

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09/2023

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10/2023

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11/2023

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12/2023

EDUCATION COMMISSION

  • Assists the City Council with youth education matters with the goal of increasing student achievement and safety.
  • Effective, July 2022, meets the last Tuesday of each month at 4:30 pm in the Council Chambers located at 117 Macneil Street, San Fernando.

Effective July 2021, Commissions have resumed meeting in person in the Council Chambers (117 Macneil Street, San Fernando). Members of the public are welcome to attend in person or watch the live stream via YouTube. Subscribe now! 
 
Visit Vimeo for a full collection of our public meeting audio files, prior to May 11, 2020.

For more information call (818) 898-1290

blue and white square with City of San Fernando logo; Scholarship Opportunity for High School Students; Deadline: February 24, 2024; The City of San Fernadno Education Commission is honored to announce the following scholarship opportunities - 1 Gabriel Fernandez Memorial Scholarship, 2 Elias Rodriguez Memorial Scholarship, 3 Pahola Mascorro - Why not you? Scholarship, 4 Environmental Sustainability Scholarship, 5 Unheard Voices Scholarship, 6 Gerry's Kids Scholarship, 7 Republic Services - Cesar Chavez Scholarship Program, 8 Beyond the Bachelor's Scholarship; For more information: visit SFCITY.ORG/Commissions-Boards/#Education; Email SFEduCom@sfcity.org

2024

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
01/03/24 NO REGULAR MEETING AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET

01/30/24 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
02/27/24 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

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03/26/24 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET

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04/30/24

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05/28/24

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06/25/24

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07/30/24

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08/27/24

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09/24/24

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10/29/24

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11/26/24

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12/31/24

2023

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
01/31/23 PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
02/28/23 PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

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03/28/23 AGENDA | PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

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04/25/23 AGENDA | PACKET

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05/30/23 AGENDA | PACKET

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06/27/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE NO SPECIAL MEETING

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07/25/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE NO SPECIAL MEETING

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08/29/23 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

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09/26/23 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

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10/24/23 NO REGULAR MEETING AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET

10/31/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE | AVISO DE CANCELACIÓN NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
11/28/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE | AVISO DE CANCELACIÓN NO SPECIAL MEETING
11/29/23 NO REGULAR MEETING AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
12/26/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE | AVISO DE CANCELACIÓN NO SPECIAL MEETING

PARKS, WELLNESS & RECREATION COMMISSION

  • Assists the City Council with the master planning and development of the City’s park facilities and recreational programming.
  • Effective May 2023, meets the second Thursday of every month at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers located at 117 Macneil Street, San Fernando.

Effective July 2021, Commissions have resumed meeting in person in the Council Chambers (117 Macneil Street, San Fernando). Members of the public are welcome to attend in person or watch the live stream via YouTube. Subscribe now! 
 

Visit Vimeo for a full collection of our public meeting audio files, prior to May 11, 2020.

For more information call (818) 898-7340

2024

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
01/11/24 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA| PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
02/08/24 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA| PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
03/14/24 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA| PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
04/11/24 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA| PACKET NO SPECIAL MEETING

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05/09/24

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06/13/24

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07/11/24

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08/08/24

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09/12/24

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10/10/24

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11/14/24

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12/09/24

2023

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
01/10/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
02/14/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
03/14/23 AGENDA | PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
04/11/23 AGENDA | PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
05/11/23 AGENDA | PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
06/8/23 AGENDA | PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
07/13/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE NO SPECIAL MEETING
07/20/23 NO REGULAR MEETING AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET | MINUTES

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
08/10/23 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
09/14/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE NO SPECIAL MEETING

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10/12/23 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

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11/9/23 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA| PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
12/14/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE | AVISO DE CANCELACIÓN NO SPECIAL MEETING

PLANNING & PRESERVATION COMMISSION

  • Assists the City Council with the long-range growth and development of the city through the review and recommendations to the City Council on general and specific plans approval, urban forestry programs and city’s tree master plan development, proposed subdivisions, zone code amendments and the commission’s review and approval of a variety of discretionary development proposals.
  • Effective November 2019, meets the second Monday of each month at 6:30 pm in the Council Chambers located at 117 Macneil Street, San Fernando.
  • Beginning April 2024, meets the second Monday of each month at 5:30 pm in the Council Chambers located at 117 Macneil Street, San Fernando.

Effective July 2021, Commissions have resumed meeting in person in the Council Chambers (117 Macneil Street, San Fernando). Members of the public are welcome to attend in person or watch the live stream via YouTube. Subscribe now! 
 

Visit Vimeo for a full collection of our public meeting audio files, prior to May 11, 2020.

For more information call (818) 898-1227

2024

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
01/08/24 CANCELLATION NOTICE | AVISO DE CANCELACIÓN NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
02/12/24 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA| PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
03/11/24 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA| PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
04/08/24 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA| PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

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05/13/24

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06/10/24

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07/08/24

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08/12/24

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09/09/24

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10/14/24

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11/11/24

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12/09/24

2023

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
01/09/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
02/13/23 AGENDA | PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
03/13/23 AGENDA | PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
04/10/23 AGENDA | PACKET | PRESENTATION

NO SPECIAL MEETING

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05/08/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
06/12/23 AGENDA | PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
07/10/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE | AVISO DE CANCELACIÓN

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
08/14/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE | AVISO DE CANCELACIÓN NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
09/11/23  AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
10/09/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE | AVISO DE CANCELACIÓN NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
11/13/23 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA| PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
12/11/23 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA| PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

SENIOR CITIZENS ADVISORY BOARD

Currently, regular meetings of the Senior Citizens Advisory Board are suspended due to lack of quorum. If you are interested in, or know someone that may interested in serving on the Board please contact the Recreation and Community Services Department at (818) 898-7340 or email Recreation@sfcity.org

  • Assists the City Council on identifying the needs of resident seniors and advocating and making recommendation on ways to meet their needs.
  • Meets the fourth Thursday of each month (except November and December) at 1 pm in the Las Palmas Park Arts & Crafts Room located at 505 South Huntington Street, San Fernando.

For more information call (818) 898-7340

TRANSPORTATION & PUBLIC SAFETY COMMISSION

  • Assists the City Council with identifying and recommending ways and means to improve traffic safety conditions and enforce city transportation regulations.
  • On April 18, 2022, the City Council adopted Ordinance No. 1709 to rename the Transportation and Safety Commission to the Transportation and Public Safety Commission and expanded the duties of the Commission to include Public Safety.
  • Beginning November 2023, meets the first Thursday at 6 pm in the Council Chambers located at 117 Macneil Street, San Fernando. 

Effective July 2021, Commissions have resumed meeting in person in the Council Chambers (117 Macneil Street, San Fernando). Members of the public are welcome to attend in person or watch the live stream via YouTube. Subscribe now! 
 

Visit Vimeo for a full collection of our public meeting audio files, prior to May 11, 2020.

For more information call (818) 898-1222

2024

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
01/04/24 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
02/01/24 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
03/07/24 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET |MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
04/04/24 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
05/02/24

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06/06/24

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07/04/24

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08/01/24

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09/05/24

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10/03/24

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11/07/24

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
12/05/24

2023

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
01/04/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
02/01/23 AGENDA | PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
03/01/23 AGENDA | PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
04/05/23 AGENDA | PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
05/03/23 AGENDA | PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
06/07/23 AGENDA | PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
07/05/23 AGENDA | PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
08/02/23 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
09/06/23 AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
10/04/23  AGENDA | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA | PACKET | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
11/02/23 AGENDA (Revised) | LA ORDEN DEL DÍA (Actualizado) | PACKET (Revised) | MINUTES

NO SPECIAL MEETING

DATE REGULAR MEETING SPECIAL MEETING
12/07/23 CANCELLATION NOTICE | AVISO DE CANCELACIÓN NO SPECIAL MEETING

TREE COMMISSION

Per City Council action on June 6, 2016, this Commission was dissolved.

  • Assists the City Council with the oversight of the city’s urban forestry program and makes recommendations on goals and policies to protect and enhance local tree resources.

For more information call (818) 898-1222

COMMISSION FACTS

CITY COUNCIL LOCAL APPOINTMENT LIST 

In compliance with the requirements of the Maddy Act, Government Code 54970, the following appointment list is posted on an annual basis by December 31. It shows all current members of Appointed Commissions and Committees, for which members of the public may serve, and the dates of their terms of office as of the time of posting. Commissioners must be 18 years of age or older and residents of the City of San Fernando.

Commission / Board Commission Paid* Attendance Mandatory for Compensation Elected Officials Can Serve Commissioners May Serve on More Than One Commission at the Same Time Other Information
Cultural Arts Commission  N/A N/A  N/A  N/A  Per City Council Action on June 6, 2016: This Commission (two Cultural Arts Liaison Members only) has been combined with the Parks, Wellness & Recreation Commission
Education Commission $100 Yes No Yes N/A
Disaster Council

§26-91 Nine Members
Two Years (for Member No.s 5-9)

N/A Yes Yes No N/A
Parks, Wellness & Recreation Commission $100 Yes No Yes N/A
Planning & Preservation Commission $100 Yes No Yes N/A
Transportation & Public Safety Commission $100 Yes No Yes N/A
Tree Commission N/A N/A N/A N/A Per City Council Action on June 6, 2016: This Commission was dissolved
Senior Citizens Advisory Board No N/A No Yes N/A

* Per Resolution No. 7866 (6/18/18): Adopting the Salary Plan – Compensation per meeting attended not to exceed one meeting per month.

* Per Resolution No. 8244 (6/20/23): Effective July 1, 2023, Commissioner compensation increased to $100 per month.

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