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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

ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED IN THE CITY CLERK’S OFFICE  BY 5:00 P.M. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2020.

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.

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