Milpitas citizens desiring to assist the City Council in forming government policy may do so by serving on a City Commission. Appointments are made by the Mayor with the concurrence of the City Council. If you are interested in participating in one of the commissions please contact the City Clerk's office at (408) 586-3003 to request an application, or you may use the one provided on this website (see details below).
HELP SET THE DIRECTION OF MILPITAS - BECOME A CITY COMMISSIONER!
There are vacancies on the following commissions as of: September 16, 2015:
Community Advisory Commission (alternate)
Economic Development Commission (alternate member)
Sister Cities Commission
Veterans Commission (2 vacancies)
Applications are welcome now for the Milpitas Youth Advisory Commission. At least 3 vacancies on the Commission are anticipated in September and applications from Milpitas students in grades 7 – 12 may be submitted to the City Clerk in person (3rd floor of City Hall), by mail or e-mail to email@example.com .
The Commission Application may then be printed, filled out, and mailed, faxed or delivered to the City. The Application form may be used to apply for a position on any of the commissions.
Advises the City Council on matters pertaining to the Arts, performance or visual in the City of Milpitas.
Advises the City Council about modification and expansion of the City of Milpitas' bikeway system.
Advises the City Council on matters affecting Milpitas citizens, especially those relating to community improvement, and community development Block Grant.
Advises the City Council on business issues and designs, develops, and implements a comprehensive economic development program for the City of Milpitas.
Advises the City Council regarding emergency preparedness and disaster planning.
Advises the City Council on matters concerning the Milpitas Public Library.
Review rent increase petitions on an as-needed basis.
Advises the City Council regarding the operation and maintenance of recreation, leisure services, and historic preservation activities.
Consists of seven members (Milpitas residents), appointed by the City Council to staggered terms of three years each, and makes land use decisions.
Serves as an advisory body to the City Council on expenditure and selection of public art pieces.
Recommend programs designed to reduce solid waste and monitor the City's achievement of waste diversion goals.
Advises the City Council on matters pertaining to recreation, leisure, and nutrition services for the Senior Citizens of Milpitas.
Advises the City Council on matters affecting Sister Cities relationships, programs, and activities.
Advises the City Council on matters of telecommunications and technology policy, legislation, and implementation at the local, state, and federal levels.
Founded on December 1, 2009, the Veterans Commission advises the Council on matters pertaining to Milpitas veterans.
Advises the Council on matters pertaining to youth and teens in Milpitas.