Getting involved in the Town is a great way to give back to our wonderful community and meet new friends. The following Town Boards and Commissions have vacancies for which volunteers are needed:
Open Space Committee– The Open Space Committee has the major responsibility for the long
‐term planning of open space in and near San Anselmo and for the generation of community support and fund‐raising to implement the plan. The Committee consists of eleven members and meets on the third Wednesday at 7:30 pm in the Town Council Chambers. There are three seats available.
Planning Commission– The Commission continually evaluates the General Plan and advises the Council, recommending ordinances and broad changes in zoning. The Commission also hears and determines applications for individual zoning changes, planned use developments, design reviews and such. The Commission consists of seven members with a range in skills and experience from construction, law, architecture, public relations and familiarity with various aspects of the San Anselmo community. The Commission meets regularly on the first and third Monday at 7 pm in the Town Hall Chambers. There are two seats available.
Arts Commission– The Commission provides a structure to facilitate the creation of art in all disciplines in the community, promoting and exhibiting art and cultural works produced by Ross Valley artists, and promoting art education in the community and schools. The Commission consists of nine members and meets on the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. in the Town Hall conference room. Persons from the Ross Valley are encouraged to apply. There are five seats available.
Quality of Life Commission– The Quality of Life Commission was established to promote sustainability by defining and enhancing opportunities for sustainable practices in San Anselmo, to secure a high quality of life for San Anselmo residents within the means of nature by simultaneously meeting environmental, economic and community needs. The Commission consists of seven members and meets regularly on the third Monday at 7 p.m. in Town Hall conference room. There is one seat available.
Tax Equity Board– The Board is charged with hearing applications for tax rebates from San Anselmo property owners claiming inability to pay the Town’s Municipal Services Tax, Pension Override Tax and Library Tax. The Board consists of three members and meets once a year in the spring. There is one seat available.
For more information or an application, go to: http://www.townofsananselmo.org/index.aspx?nid=175 or contact Jeannie Courteau at firstname.lastname@example.org or 258‐4691. Applications for these openings should be submitted by Friday, September 23, 2011.