Committees and Commissions

Role & Responsibilities
Citizen Advisory Committee is a generic title for groups appointed by the Council to provide advice on policy matters to the Town Council. The term includes boards, commissions, advisory councils and committees, and others.

The responsibilities of the advisory committees are:
  • To be available to the Town Council to research and recommend policy alternatives
  • To be available to staff to assist as volunteers in implementing the Town's policies and programs

Citizen advisory committees work closely with the staff liaisons.  The committees do not have the authority to supervise or direct the work of staff. Assignments to staff are made through the Town Manager.

For more information, please access the Commissioner Handbook.

Establishment of Current Advisory Committees

At its January 20, 1999 meeting, the Town Council approved and adopted Resolution 779-99, establishing the current advisory committees.

The annual Maddy Act Notice contains a current listing of Town positions: NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC 

In compliance with the requirements of the Maddy Act, Government Code 54972, the following Town of Windsor local appointments list shows all current members of the Citizen Commissions and Committees with the term expiration date, and the current membership requirements. All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and reside within the Town limits, unless otherwise indicated in the notice to public.

​Committee/Commission Vacancy

 

Applicants Sought for Interim Seats on Town Commissions

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED –

 Wednesday, March 10, 2021

The Town of Windsor is seeking applicants to fill interim seats until the new Councilmember is seated and recommends his Commission appointees to the Mayor on each of the following Town Commissions:

  • Parks and Recreation Commission – one At-large Seat
  • Senior Citizen Advisory Commission – one At-large Seat

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age* and reside within the Town limits, unless otherwise indicated.

Applications may be requested by contacting the Town Clerk’s Office via email at townclerk@townofwindsor.com, by calling (707) 838-1000 or can be found on the Town’s website (link below).

Completed applications for these vacancies must be returned to the Town Clerk's office no later than 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, via email at townclerk@townofwindsor.com or mdelao@townofwindsor.com or mailed at Town Hall, PO Box 100, Windsor, CA 95492. Applications mailed to Town Hall must be postmarked by March 10, 2021. If you have any questions regarding this application, please call (707) 838-1000.

PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION
The Parks and Recreation Commission serves in an advisory capacity to the Town Council and the Parks and Recreation Director to support the Parks and Recreation Department in “Creating Community through People, Parks and Programs.” Responsibilities include being available to the Town Council to research and recommend policy alternatives pertaining to the Town’s Parks and Recreation policies; and to be available to staff to assist as volunteers in implementing the Town’s Parks and Recreation Department budget goals. The Parks and Recreation Commission meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., normally in the Windsor Civic Center Council Chambers, 9291 Old Redwood Highway, Building 400, Windsor, CA. However, as indicated above, meetings are being held via Zoom during COVID-19. In addition, special meetings may be held on an as needed basis. For more information, contact Parks and Recreation Director Jon Davis at (707) 838-1268.

SENIOR CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMISSION
The Senior Citizen Advisory Commission serves in an advisory capacity to the Town Council to support the recreation programs and services offered to senior citizens and persons with disabilities. The Senior Citizen Advisory Commission meets every four (4) months on the 4th Tuesday of the months of January, April, ** July and October at 2:30 p.m. in the Windsor Civic Center, Council Chambers, 9291 Old Redwood Highway, Building 400, Windsor, CA. The July meeting is held at the Senior Center located at 9231 Foxwood Drive. However, as indicated above, meetings are being held via Zoom during COVID-19. In addition, special meetings may be held on an as needed basis. For more information, contact Parks and Recreation Director Jon Davis at (707) 838-1268.

*The Senior Citizen Advisory Commission shall be comprised of Senior Citizens, defined by Town Council as permitted in the Agreement and CC&R’s as a person aged 50 or older, and their guests, their spouses, their co-habitants, or persons age 45 or older who are providing primary physical or economic support for such person.

** The July meeting is held at the Senior Center located at 9231 Foxwood Drive.


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