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Amended on 2/13/17 to add application deadline and interview date


Notice is hereby given that the City of Cupertino is accepting applications for one unscheduled vacancy on the Parks and Recreation Commission. The vacancy occurred when Commissioner David Fung resigned. The (partial) term of this unscheduled vacancy expires 1/30/19. The application deadline is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 10, 2017. Council will conduct interviews beginning at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 21.

The Commission consists of five members who are residents of the City and shall be appointed by the Council to four-year, overlapping terms. None of the members 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 Commission, the City Manager or the staff person(s) assigned to this Commission. The Parks and Recreation Commission falls under the Political Reform Act of 1974 and financial disclosure is required. The primary powers and functions are to advise the City Council on municipal activities in relation to parks and recreation, including park site acquisition and development, recreation program policy, and expansion of the park program as development occurs (refer to Municipal Code Ch. 2.36.080 for full description).

Regular meetings are held at 7:00 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month in the Community Hall. For more information, contact staff liaison Jeff Milkes at (408) 777-3120 or

Applications can be downloaded or completed via the Online Advisory Appointment Application at For more details, please see the website or call the City Clerk’s Office at (408) 777-3223.


NOTICE IS HEREBY given that the City of Cupertino is accepting applications for one vacancy on the Teen Commission. The unscheduled (partial) vacancy occurred when Commissioner Rishit Gundu resigned.  The term of this vacancy expires May 2017. This position is open until filled.


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.


Regular meetings are held September through May, twice monthly (except December), for a total of 17 meetings on the second and Fourth Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. at the Quinlan Community Center, 10185 N. Stelling Road. For more information, call staff liaison Danny Mestizo, 777-3134.


Applications can be downloaded at  For more details, please see the website or call the City Clerk’s Office at (408) 777-3223.

Last updated: 2/13/2017 5:21:33 PM