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Dec 21

Opportunity for Volunteer Service: Fountain Valley Commission, Committee and Board Appointments

Posted on December 21, 2021 at 12:23 PM by Meghan Wishner

The City of Fountain Valley is accepting applications from volunteers to sit on the following Committees, Commissions and Boards. Applications are available in the City Clerk’s Office located at 10200 Slater Avenue, Fountain Valley and online at https://www.fountainvalley.org/395/Boards-Commissions. Appointments will be for two-year terms, unless otherwise stated.   Candidates for appointment must be residents of Fountain Valley and 18 years of age or older. The deadline for application submission to the City Clerk is 5:00 P.M. on January 21, 2022.


The Planning Commission acts in accordance with the ordinances of the City and State laws. It makes recommendations to the Council regarding amendment or repeal of a Master Plan, development within the City, subdivision of land, blighted and substandard areas of the City, zoning and land use, etc.   The Planning Commission meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:00 P.M. in the City Council Chambers.


The Fountain Valley Community Foundation was organized exclusively for charitable purposes including soliciting, receiving, investing and making grants of funds, property and other resources, and to provide direct charitable services to aid, sponsor, promote, advance and assist worthy activities, programs and services in the City of Fountain Valley.  Experience working with nonprofit organizations is desirable. The Fountain Valley Community Foundation meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in the Senior Center Conference Room.


The Housing and Community Development Advisory Board reviews the City’s Federal Block Grant Program and recommends housing/community development activities to the City Council.  The Board meets on the 1st Wednesday of the month at 6:00 P.M. in the City Council Chambers.


The primary functions of the Advisory Committee for the Disabled are to help (1) develop barrier-free access to buildings and facilities in the City; (2) provide information about recreation programs for the disabled; (3) provide information on disaster preparedness for the disabled; (4) develop community awareness of the employment potentials of the disabled; and, (5) inform the community about the needs of the disabled population.  The Advisory Committee for the Disabled meets on the 1st Thursday of the odd-numbered months at 6:30 P.M. at The Center at Founder’s Village.


The purpose of the oversight committee is to review, at a policy level, the City’s annual audited financial statement; mid-year budget report and proposed annual General Fund Operating Budget in regards to the receipt and expenditure of the fiscal year’s one-cent (1%) transactions and use (sales) tax revenue in relation to the City’s adopted “Responsible Spending Pledge” The committee will communicate its findings to the public and the City Council annually. Meetings are called as needed.  The seats that will be available in January 2022 are:

The Resident who Voted Against Measure HH (3-year term)

 Resident at Large (3-year term) and;

 Alternate (1-year term)