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Apply to Serve on Parks Commission

Good afternoon – here’s a great opportunity for someone who wants to get involved and serve their community. There’s one seat available on the Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission, and applications are now being accepted (deadline is March 25). Please read the news release below for the details.

~ malcolm

For Immediate Release
February 22, 2013

Silvia Vonderlinden
City Clerk
(650) 780-7220

Community Members Invited to Apply for Seat on Redwood City Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission

Redwood City, CA – The   City of Redwood City is offering a great opportunity to serve the  community: one seat is available on the City’s Parks, Recreation and  Community Services Commission, expiring May 31, 2014. Qualified   community members with a strong desire and willingness to work  diligently on behalf of the community are encouraged to apply!

The application deadline is 5 pm, Monday, March 25, 2013. Applications are available online at, or may be requested by calling 650-780-7220.

Appointment to the Parks Commission will be made by the City Council. Selected applicants will be invited for oral interviews.

Serving   on a Redwood City advisory committee is an important way to offer new perspectives and ideas, and contribute to the City’s discussions and  decisions on a variety of substantial matters. Members of these  committees serve an essential function in helping to manage the  significant issues our community faces – and being appointed requires a commitment to carrying out the responsibilities of serving. Applicants’   ability to build consensus, their willingness to offer thoughtful,  productive recommendations, and their motivation to be prepared,  informed, and engaged in their committee’s work are all critical factors   contributing to being appointed.

Typical   basic requirements are that applicants must have a strong interest in civic involvement, must be 18 years of age or older.

Visit Redwood City’s website at for   information about the City and its services. Subscribe to Redwood  City’s email newsletter and other City documents by visiting



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