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Meeting Date May 05, 2015
Agenda Item #10. Accept Resignation of Regular Planning Commissioner Francisco Castellanos; Appoint Alternate Planning Commissioner Francisco Mendoza-Gonzalez to Fill the Vacancy; and Advertise for an Alternate Member.
AGENDA ITEM: Accept Resignation of Regular Planning Commissioner Francisco Castellanos; Appoint Alternate Commissioner Francisco Mendoza-Gonzalez to Fill the Vacancy; and Advertise for an Alternate Commissioner.
MEETING DATE: May 5, 2015
PREPARED BY: Filomena Arredondo, Sr. Administrative Analyst, Planning Department
REVIEWED BY: Odi Ortiz, Interim City Manager
Staff recommends the following:
1. City Council accept the resignation of Planning Commissioner Francisco Castellanos;
2. Appoint Alternate Planning Commissioner Francisco Mendoza-Gonzalez to fill the vacancy;
3. Advertise for an Alternate Commissioner.
BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION:
Staff received the resignation of Planning Commissioner Francisco Castellanos on April 19, 2015 (Attachment 1). Given that vacancy on the Planning Commission, staff reached out to Alternate Commissioner Francisco Mendoza-Gonzalez, who has served as Alternate since October 2014, to see if he would be interested in filling the regular vacancy. Mr. Mendoza-Gonzalez expressed interest in filling the regular vacancy which expires December 31, 2017, and has submitted a letter of interest (Attachment 2).
In addition to the above action, Council has the option to advertise for applicants for an Alternate Commissioner through the City Manager’s office. If Council chooses to advertise, the recommendation is to advertise for 45 days.
1. Letter of Resignation from Francisco Castellanos
2. Letter of Interest from Francisco-Mendoza Gonzalez
3. Resolution 2015-