Apply to Serve on a City Commission or Committee

There are currently open positions to be filled on the following City Committee’s and as representatives on Regional Boards:

·     Traffic Safety Advisory Committee (one position)

The seven-member Traffic Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) meets on the third Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  The Committee is an advisory body to the City Council on matters relating to neighborhood and citywide traffic safety.  This Committee is responsible for the Neighborhood Traffic Management Program. 

·    County Connection Citizens Advisory Committee (one Orinda representative)

This Committee meets bi-monthly on the second Tuesday at 1pm.  The primary purpose of the Advisory Committee is to review, analyze, and advise the County Connection Board of Directors on issues and policies relating to fixed-route and paratransit service. Committee members also act as a citizen liaison from the represented jurisdiction.

  • Supplemental Sales Tax Oversight Commission

The ten-member Supplemental Sales Tax Oversight Commission (SSTOC) meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. The primary objectives and purposes of this Commission shall be with respect to revenue generated from the voter approved sales tax, to make recommendations and provide advice to the City Council and City staff, regarding the planned expenditures for priority programs services and projects; and to review, monitor, and report on the expenditures incurred.  Priority programs, services, and projects will include efforts to impact:  wildfire threats, disaster planning and emergency response, critical public storm drainage infrastructure, and long term road repair and maintenance.

Interested citizens are encouraged to apply by filling out and returning a Statement of Interest (application).  Completed Statements should be submitted to the City Clerk at ssmith@cityoforinda.org or by mail to 22 Orinda Way.

The City accepts Statements of Interest throughout the year and keeps them on file to consider when filling vacancies or for the yearly appointment process, which is held in January/February to fill upcoming term expirations.

For questions or more information please contact Sheri Smith, City Clerk at 925-253-4221 or ssmith@cityoforinda.org