News Flash


Posted on: December 16, 2020


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The City of Orinda is seeking applications from resident volunteers to serve on the City’s:

  • Planning Commission (2 positions)
  • Parks & Recreation Commission (3 positions)
  • (New) Supplemental Sales Tax Oversight Commission (7-10 positions)
  • Finance Advisory Committee (3 positions)
  • Historical Landmarks Committee (1 position)
  • Traffic Safety Advisory Committee (3 positions)

The City of Orinda is also seeking applications from resident volunteers to serve as the City’s Liaison to the following local agencies:

  • Contra Costa Mosquito and Vector Control District Trustee (1 position)
  • County Connection Citizens Advisory Committee (1 position)
  • Contra Costa County Advisory Council on Aging (1 position)

Effective February 2021, there will be term expirations on the Commissions and Committees listed above as well as position openings for a NEW Supplemental Sales Tax Oversight Commission which was recently formed to oversee, and make recommendations to the City Council, on the newly approved Measure R funding. This new Commission will also review priority needs of the City addressing the threat of wildfire; disaster response planning; repair of critical drainage facilities; and the long term maintenance of public roads.

Click here for the Commission and Committee Descriptions.

The Statement of Interest form is available at or by contacting Sheri Smith, City Clerk at or calling 925-253-4221.

Completed Statement of Interest forms should be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Friday, January 22, 2021 at 5:00pm.

Applicants will be invited to interview before the City Council on Saturday, January 30, 2021.

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