At its meeting of May 17, 2021, the City Council adopted an ordinance establishing a Diversity Commission. The purpose of the commission shall be to act in an advisory capacity to the city council by making recommendations on accessibility, diversity, and inclusion, including, but not limited to:
- Proposing appropriate diversity, social justice, and equity training;
- Proactively planning inclusive and welcoming events;
- Making policy recommendations to the city council regarding diversity and inclusion; and
- Advising the city council on ways to recognize and reaffirm the mission of the council’s inclusion resolution.
The ordinance goes into effect on June 16, 2021. Once the ordinance goes into effect, details about the recruitment process and applications will be made available.
Vacancies are established when terms expire or when an incumbent leaves the position prior to term expiration. Incumbents may re-apply when their terms expire. Vacancies have or will occur on the following commissions and/or committees:
Chamber of Commerce Member Needed to Serve on Measure K Oversight Committee
Participation on the Measure K Oversight Committee is a way for a busy person to give back to the community with a minimal time commitment. The committee meets two to four times per year, and reviews financial reports to confirm fund expenditures are used towards the new Pleasant Hill library or infrastructure improvements as approved by residents at the November 8, 2016 election. The seven-member committee meets semi-annually, and the meetings are currently held via teleconference. The specific vacancy available is for a member of the Pleasant Hill Chamber of Commerce, with a business in Pleasant Hill.
For more information on the vacancy, please click on the link below, and to apply, click on the online application specific to the Measure K Oversight Committee below. This vacancy will remain open until filled. Applications received by May 31, 2021 will be considered by the Interview and Nominating Committee on June 2, 2021 for appointment.
For commission, committee and board term dates, view the Local Appointments List.
Applications and Appointment Process
The City of Pleasant Hill accepts applications for City Commissions on a continuous basis. When vacancies occur, the Interview and Nominating Committee (Committee), a sub-committee of the City Council, reviews applications and interviews qualified candidates. The Committee forwards a recommendation to City Council for final appointments, unless the position is a County or regional committee or board, in which case a recommendation is forwarded from City Council to the appropriate governing body for final appointment.
Online applications for City commissions or committees are provided below, and can be submitted at any time for any of the commissions listed on the form or advertised by the City unless stated otherwise, and will be kept on file for up to one year or until the recruitment period is complete. For more information, or to submit an application for a regional committee, please contact Juanita Davalos at email@example.com or call 925-671-5283.