City of Concord California

News Release

May 31, 2016

Members sought for Concord board, commission

The Concord City Council has announced the opening of member recruitments for the Concord Community Services Commission and the Design Review Board.

The Community Services Commission seeks one member to fill an unscheduled vacancy with a term ending June 30, 2019. The Design Review Board seeks a design professional (architect, landscape architect, urban designer, building designer) to fill an unscheduled vacancy with a term ending February 28, 2019.

The deadline for applications is Friday, June 24 at 5 p.m.

Community Services Commission members identify housing, neighborhood and social services needs within the community; review funding requests, advising the City Council on the allocation of Federal Community Development Block Grant monies for programs and projects; and monitor the performance of funded programs. Meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at Civic Center, 1950 Parkside Dr.

The Design Review Board is comprised of five members; three design professionals, one public member and one member of the Planning Commission. The board reviews the design of any development for which review is required by City ordinance and any matter referred to the board by the Planning Commission, Zoning Administrator or Planning Manager. Meetings are held the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the Permit Center Conference Room at Civic Center, 1950 Parkside Dr.

Applications forms are available at the City’s website at

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