Community Services Advisory Commission
The Community Services Advisory Commission is a five-member board appointed by City Council to provide oversight of the Recreation, Park Development and Park Maintenance Divisions, and contracts for the operations of the Redding Civic Auditorium and the Redding Convention and Visitors Bureau administered by the Community Services Department.
About the Commission
The Commission was established to make recommendations to the City Council and the Community Services Department regarding the establishment of policies which encourage and maintain a systemized program of special interest activities available to residents and visitors of the City, and to consider issues pertaining to parks, recreation, and tourism.
Recommendations regarding the following fall under the scope of the Community Services Advisory Commission:
Long-range planning of the development of park improvements and open space policy improvements, as well as the funding sources of said plans;
The city's tourism and convention promotion activities;
The establishment of policies which are designed to foster, facilitate, establish and maintain positive tourism, marketing, publicity, advertising and promotional programs which will encourage tourists to visit the Redding area, encourage convention activity, and seek to optimize the use of the Civic Auditorium;
Programs or proposals which may facilitate, enhance or encourage positive tourism promotion programs and expanded convention activities;
The funding and coordination of various tourism, parks and recreation activities with other local and state or federal agencies;
Additional parks, recreation, tourism or convention center programs where deemed appropriate, and to review and recommend policies for city council approval with respect to park development, open space policies, recreational programs, tourism promotion programs, and convention activities.
To review proposed capital expenditures regarding parks, open space, recreational programs and facilities and advise the City Council and the Department of Community Services as to how the proposed capital expenditures relate to the objectives and policies of the City regarding parks and recreation.
Commissioners are appointed by the City Council to four-year terms, and are limited to serving two consecutive full terms. Commissioners must be residents of the City, employed within the City, or own a business located within the City.
The Commission meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 4:00 p.m. (unless otherwise posted) in the Caldwell Park Conference Room at City Hall, 777 Cypress Avenue, 2nd Floor, Redding, California. Click link below for Agenda postings.[MAP]