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Cypress City Council seeks volunteer Commissioners

The Cypress City Council is pleased to announce its annual Commissioner recruitment. Registered voters residing in Cypress who are interested in serving on the Recreation and Community Services Commission, Senior Citizens Commission, or Traffic Commission are encouraged to apply by April 30, 2019.

Applications are available on the City’s website or from the City Clerk’s office. Resumes that include information on civic involvement and reason for wanting to serve on a City commission will also be accepted. Applicant interviews will be conducted by the City Council and appointments will be made in June. Commissioners serve a four-year term that begins July 1, 2019.

“Serving on a commission is a great way to become more involved in the city. As a former Senior Citizens Commissioner, I encourage all residents interested in serving our community to apply,” stated Mayor Berry.

The Recreation and Community Services Commission currently has three openings. The Recreation and Community Services Commission advises the City Council on parks acquisition, development, and maintenance. The Commission meets once a month, on the third Tuesday, at 7 p.m. at the Cypress Community Center.

The Senior Citizens Commission currently has three openings. The Senior Citizens Commission advises the City Council on the concerns of senior citizens, including recreational opportunities, social services, and affordable housing. The Commission meets once a month, on the second Wednesday, at 3:30 p.m. at the Cypress Senior Citizens Center.

The Traffic Commission currently has three openings. The Traffic Commission recommends ways and means of improving traffic conditions and traffic regulations. The Commission meets once a month, on the third Tuesday, at 3:00 p.m. at Cypress City Council.

The City of Cypress Boards, Commissions and Committees Policy Manual is also available on the City’s website.

For more information, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 714-229-6683.

This article was released by the City of Cypress.