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Vacancies are filled by appointment by the mayor and the council. Appointments made during the middle of a term are for the unexpired portion of that term. Visit the different commissions pages listed on the left to learn more about them.

Current Vacancies

Bicycle Pedestrian Commission – 1 vacancy

Notice is hereby given that the City of Cupertino is accepting applications for one unscheduled vacancy on the Bicycle Pedestrian Commission. The vacancy occurred when Commissioner Ashish Kolli resigned. The (partial) term of this unscheduled vacancy expires in January of 2015.

The application deadline date is Friday, May 30 at 4:30 p.m. in the City Clerk’s office, and interviews are scheduled on Tuesday, June 10 beginning tentatively at 3:00 pm in City Hall Conference Room A.

The Commission consists of five members appointed by the council to four-year overlapping terms. None shall be officials or employees of the City nor cohabit with, as defined by law, nor be related by blood or marriage to, any member of the committee, the City Manager or the staff person or persons assigned to the Commission. The function of the Commission is to review, monitor and suggest recommendations for City transportation matters including, but not limited to bicycle and pedestrian traffic, parking, education and recreation within Cupertino. The Bicycle Pedestrian Commission falls under the Political Reform Act of 1974 and financial disclosure is required.

Meetings are held monthly on the third Wednesday at 7 p.m. in City Hall, Conference Room A. For more information, call staff liaison David Stillman at (408) 777-3249.

Public Safety Commission – 1 vacancy

Notice is hereby given that the City of Cupertino is accepting applications for one unscheduled vacancy on the Public Safety Commission. The vacancy occurred when Commissioner Lily Lim resigned. The (partial) term of this unscheduled vacancy expires in January of 2016.

The application deadline date is Friday, May 30 at 4:30 p.m. in the City Clerk’s office, and interviews are scheduled on Tuesday, June 10 beginning tentatively at 3:00 pm in City Hall Conference Room A.

The Commission consists of five members, all of whom shall reside within the City and shall be appointed by the council to four-year, overlapping terms. None shall be officials or employees of the City, members of the Sheriff’s Department of the County, either regular or reserve, nor shall they be members of the Central Fire Protection District. No members of the Public Safety Commission shall cohabit with, as defined by law, nor be related by blood or marriage to any member of the Commission, the City Manager or the staff person(s) assigned to this Commission. The primary functions are to advise the city council on all areas relating to public safety, traffic, and police, fire and other matters relating to the foregoing. The Public Safety Commission falls under the Political Reform Act of 1974 and financial disclosure is required.

Meetings are held monthly on the second Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in City Hall, Conference Room A. For more information, call staff liaison Captain Kenneth Binder at (408) 868-6610.

Teen Commission – 3 vacancies

Notice is hereby given that Cupertino teens are encouraged to apply for three vacancies on the Teen Commission. The application deadline is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 9 in the City Clerk’s office at City Hall. Council will conduct interviews beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 27 and continue interviews on Wednesday, May 28 (as needed).

Teen Commissioners are interviewed and appointed by the City Council, and may serve a total of one 2-year term.

The commission consists of nine members, with the intention if possible to include at least one person from each public middle school and public high school in Cupertino. Membership on the Commission is limited to Cupertino residents. Members may attend schools outside of the city limits, or be schooled at home. Commissioners must be in 8th through 12th grade. Teen Commissioners serve two-year staggered terms.

The powers and functions of the Teen Commission are to advise the City Council and staff on issues and projects important to youth. For more information, call staff liaison Stephany Ganeles, (408) 777-3134 or the City Clerk’s Office at (408) 777-3223, or visit the city website at www.cupertino.org. All meetings are open to the public.

Last updated: 4/2/2014 4:55:08 PM