Meeting Date: September 16, 2014
Agenda Item #7. Provide Staff Direction for Appointment to the Planning Commission.
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AGENDA ITEM: Provide Staff Direction for Appointment to the Planning Commission.
MEETING DATE: September 16, 2014
PREPARED BY: Holly R. Owen, Associate Planner
REVIEWED BY: Jose Antonio Ramirez, City Manager
City Council to provide staff direction for appointment to the Planning Commission.
As Council may recall, the untimely passing of Planning Commissioner Michael Silva created a vacancy on the Planning Commission, and staff recommended Council initiate the appointment process to fill the vacancy. At their regular meeting of July 1, 2014, Council appointed previous Alternate Planning Commissioner Ranjeet Jhutti to fill the regular vacancy, above. This now required that a vacancy be filled for the Alternate Planning Commissioner. Per Council direction, staff advertised the vacancy on the City website, Channel 2 and the newspaper with a deadline of August 29, 2014.
One application was received by the August 29th deadline. The applicant is Francisco Mendoza Gonzalez. Staff is now seeking direction from the Council on how to fill the alternate vacancy. Staff offers the following options:
1. Interview the applicant and make appointment at a future Council meeting.
2. Appoint the Alternate Planning Commissioner tonight from the applicant mentioned above. (A Resolution is attached in case the Council chooses this option).
3. Re-advertise the vacancy with a new deadline selected by the Council.
None to the City.
1. Resolution No. 2014-
2. Candidate Letter oflnterest
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF LIVINGSTON APPOINTING AN ALTERNATE MEMBER TO THE PLANNING COMMISSION
WHEREAS, at their regular meeting of July 1, 2014, the City Council directed staff to advertise and accept applications to fill one open Alternate Planning Commission seat vacated after the appointment of Ranjeet Jhutti to the Regular Commissioner seat; and
WHEREAS, the final deadline for applications was August 29, 2014; and
WHEREAS, the City received one application from Francisco Mendoza-Gonzalez; and
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of the City of Livingston does hereby appoint the following alternate member to the Planning Commission for the remainder of the four year term ending December 31, 2016:
Term Expiration Date
Alternate Commissioner Francisco Mendoza-Gonzalez
December 31, 2016
Passed and adopted this 16th day of September, 2014, by the following vote:
Rodrigo Espinoza, Mayor of the City of Livingston
I hereby certify that the foregoing resolution was regularly introduced, passed and adopted at a regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Livingston this 161
day of September 2014.
Betty Cota, Deputy City Clerk of the City of Livingston