Boards & Commissions

Boards & Commissions


The City of Chico is currently recruiting for volunteers to serve on the Climate Action Commission

Climate Action Commission Recruitment Deadline


Applications must include the Climate Action Commission Supplemental Questionnaire.

All Applications should be emailed to

2020 Recruitment Information & Instructions

Commission Application

Climate Action Commission Supplemental Questionnaire

There are currently 4 positions that will expire in January 2025 and one that will expire in January 2023.

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.


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


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.

2021 Boards & Commission Directory -09-24-21



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.


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. 


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.


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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