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Town of Woodside
2955 Woodside Road
Woodside, Ca 94062

Invites Applications for Committees

 

Arts and Culture Committee

Meets first Thursday of each month, 5:00 p.m.; appointed for two-year term.

The Committee strengthens multigenerational community involvement by initiating, sponsoring and celebrating local art, creativity and cultural activities including, but not limited to, the areas of art, photography, design, music, horticulture, culinary arts, literature, drama and dance. The Committee will create opportunities to educate, inform and engage the community about cultural affairs and will organize and supervise events to showcase local creative talent

Emergency Preparedness Committee

Meeting Time T.B.D.; appointed for two-year term.

The Emergency Preparedness Committee supports the General Plan policies to institute or participate in education related to natural hazards and to support emergency preparedness education.  The Emergency Preparedness Committee works with Town staff to develop and maintain appropriate plans and procedures for responding to disasters including wildfires, earthquakes, floods, and other emergencies.  The Emergency Preparedness Committee supports the work of the Citizens' Emergency  Response and Preparedness Program (CERPP) to develop a network of volunteers to respond to emergencies at the neighborhood level.  The Emergency Preparedness Committee works with staff to recruit, organize, train and maintain a team of volunteers who can assist staffing an Emergency Operations Center when Town staff is partially or wholly unavailable.  The Emergency Preparedness Committee works with staff to develop emergency communication facilities and capabilities and to provide residents of the Town with information and training in emergency topics.

Livestock and Equestrian Heritage Committee

Meets fourth Wednesday of each month, 5:30 p.m.; appointed for two-year term.

The Committee reviews applications for professional stable permits and forwards recommendations to the Planning Commission. It also reviews applications for exceptions to the private stable regulations and forwards recommendations to the Planning Director. It conducts inspections of stables in accordance with the requirements of the Municipal Code. The Committee develops and supports education and information programs which aid the community in sustaining, protecting enhancing and enjoying equestrian activities and facilities. The Committee is also a resource for Town Council, staff and residents on     equestrian matters.

Open Space Committee

Meets fourth Thursday of each month, 5:30 p.m.; appointed for two-year term.

The Committee advises and assists the Town Council, Planning Commission and staff in implementing the policies and goals of the Open Space and Conservation elements of the General Plan, specifically with respect to acquisition and maintenance of conservation easements and open space preservation.

Public Safety Committee

Meets on call of Chair; appointed for two-year term.

The Committee advises the Town Council and staff on issues of community public safety, including police and fire services provided within the Town.

Recreation Committee

Meets first Thursday of each month, 7:30 p.m.; appointed for three-year term.

The Committee guides the activities of the community recreation programs.

Sustainability and Conservation Committee

Meets fourth Monday of each month, 6:00 p.m.; appointed for two-year term.

The Committee advises and assists the Town Council, Planning Commission, and staff on conservation, open space, noise, public services and facilities as pertaining to the elements of the Town's General Plan.

Woodside History Committee

Meets second Thursday of each month, 10:00 a.m.; appointed for two-year term.

The Committee advises the Town Council and staff regarding actions, policies and plans relating to historic preservation.

Committees are volunteer positions and serve in an advisory capacity to the Town Council.

Interested residents may request information and applications Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m.-12 noon and 1-5:00 p.m., from the Town Clerk’s Office at Town Hall, 2955 Woodside Road, or telephone (650) 851-6790, or through the Town’s web site at www.woodsidetown.org. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, May 2, 2014.