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Boards & Commissions

Overview

The City of Chico currently has six advisory bodies which are the Airport Commission, Architectural Review and Historical Preservation Board, Arts Commission, Bidwell Park and Playground Commission, Climate Action Commission, and Planning Commission.

Advisory bodies play an important role in City Government by assisting and advising the City Council in formulating and implementing policy. Advisory bodies also develop recommendations and present supporting information to the City Council.

2020 Biennial Recruitment – Open Now!

The Chico City Council is seeking applications from volunteers to serve on the City of Chico’s Board and Commissions.  Applicants must be residents of the City of Chico and qualified voters (18 years or older).

Persons may apply to one or more of the following Board or Commissions:  Airport Commission, Architectural Review and Historic Preservation Board, Arts Commission, Bidwell Park and Playground Commission, Climate Action Commission, and Planning Commission.  

All appointments will be four-year terms beginning January 2021, and expiring January 2025. There is one unscheduled vacancy on the Bidwell Park & Playground Commission and one unscheduled vacancy on the Climate Action Commission, both with two years remaining on each term.

Please complete the online application and corresponding supplemental and either email it to the City Clerk’s Department at stina.cooley@chicoca.gov or drop it off at the City Municipal Building located at 411 Main Street.  The City Offices are still closed to the public, so please call 896-7250 and staff will meet you at the door. 

Biennial Recruitment Information & Instructions

Commission Application

Airport Commission Required Supplemental

Architectural Review and Historic Preservation Board Required Supplemental

Arts Commission Required Supplemental

Bidwell Park & Playground Commission Required Supplemental

Climate Action Commission Required Supplemental

Planning Commission Required Supplemental

RECRUITMENT PERIOD EXTENDED FOR ARTS COMMISSION AND AIRPORT COMMISSION ONLY! ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE  BY 5:00 P.M. FRIDAY, JANUARY 29, 2021.

To contact the staff member for each commission, please click on the commission or board link provided below.

Emails

For a list of current Board or Commission members, please see the Directory at the link provided below

The following is a directory that lists the names and terms of appointment of all members of the City’s board and commissions.

Overview

Airport Commission

Mission Statement

Recommend policy direction and guidance to the City Council to ensure the vitality, growth, and operation of the airport for the benefit of the community, to meet regional needs, and to carry out the Commission’s responsibilities in accordance with the Charter.

Overview

Arts Commission

Mission Statement

Excellence in the arts is a reflection of the health and quality of life in a community. The purpose of the Arts Commission is to serve as an advisory body for aesthetic treatments, memorials, gifts, and tourism related items. 

Overview

Bidwell Park & Playground Commission

Mission Statement

As representatives of the citizens of Chico, the Bidwell Park and Playground Commission (BPPC) endeavors to preserve and enhance the natural and recreational resources of Bidwell Park, community and neighborhood parks, greenways and open space throughout the community.

Overview

Climate Action Commission

The Climate Action Commission serves as an advisory body to the City Council on all matters related to climate action, adaption, and resiliency, including reducing greenhouse gas emissions consistent with State goals through preparation and maintenance of a Climate Action Plan.

Overview

Planning Commission

Mission Statement

The Planning Commission shall serve as a trustworthy steward of community resources by performing its duties in a manner to assure the City’s General Plan is consistently applied and that thought and consideration is given to the input and perspectives of all parties.

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