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Board, Commission, Committee Vacancies


(Pursuant to Government Code Section 54974)


Emergency Preparedness Commission


The Mill Valley City Council is seeking to fill an unscheduled vacancy on the Emergency Preparedness Commission. The term will run from the date of appointment to February 28, 2020, where at that time the chosen applicant will be able to reapply for a new three year term. The City received notice of the recent vacancy shortly after its annual recruitment process concluded; the Council will accept applications from interested parties as well as consider applications received during the February/March 2018 recruitment process.


The Emergency Preparedness Commission assists the City in preparing for, responding to, recovering from and mitigating a disaster. The Commission’s duties include, but are not limited to: identifying and organizing community groups, including residential neighborhood associations, schools and businesses, promoting community emergency response training, creating and maintaining a doctors’ and nurses’ registry, educating residents on ways to be self-sufficient in a disaster; and providing recommendations to the City Council on preparedness matters.


For this vacancy, the City is only recruiting for applicants that live within city limits for this seven member commission. All applicants should have a demonstrated interest and knowledge of emergency preparedness. The Emergency Preparedness Commission is an advisory Commission to the City Council and City staff with no decision or policy making authority. Staff support of the Emergency Preparedness Commission is provided by the Fire Department and the City’s Fire Chief. Commission meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. in the Upstairs Conference Room at City Hall, 26 Corte Madera Avenue, Mill Valley, CA. 


Interested parties should contact the City Clerk’s Office (415) 388-4033 or email the City Clerk at for further information.

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Applications should be submitted no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday April 9, 2018.