City Commissions & Committees

Maddy Act - Local Appointments List

2020

In compliance with the requirements of the Maddy Act, California Government Code Section 54972, the following appointment list of the City of Fairfield Commission and Committee members is posted on an annual basis by December 31. The City of Fairfield encourages residents to apply for positions in efforts to build an applicant pool representative of the whole community. Commissioners and Committee members serve at the pleasure of the legislative body, must be residents of the City of Fairfield and be 18 years of age or older.  Youth Commissioners must be between the ages of 12 and 21.

The names on this list are subject to change based on resignations or terminations that occur during the year. Please refer to the corresponding commission page for current membership or contact the City Clerk's Office at (707) 428-7402 or via e-mail aalexander@fairfield.ca.gov.

Local Appointments List 2020

The City Commissions and Committees are as follows:

The mayor appoints the commission and committee members with the approval of the City Council.

O | 707.428.7402

Current Openings  

Planning Commission

Fairfield is accepting applications for two (2) seats on the Planning Commission. The term for both seats is from July 1, 2021 through June 30, 2025.

The Planning Commission currently meets the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber. It acts, under state law, as the principal land use advisory board to the City Council. By ordinance, the council has delegated certain land use decision making to the Commission.

The Planning Commission reviews and makes decisions on applications for new development in the City of Fairfield. These include residential, commercial, and industrial development projects, as well as public buildings. The Commission reviews these projects with regard to consistency with the City’s General Plan and Zoning Ordinance; potential impacts on the environment; availability of public facilities and services; project aesthetics; and site layout. In addition, the Planning Commission makes recommendations to the council on long-range comprehensive plans that shape the future vision of the physical development of the city over the next twenty to thirty years.

Download the application or request one by mail or email by contacting Deputy City Clerk Amber Alexander at (707) 428-7402 or aalexander@fairfield.ca.gov. Completed applications may be submitted via mail or email.

Rockville Hills Regional Park Citizen Advisory Committee

The City of Fairfield is accepting applications for the Rockville Hills Regional Park Citizen Advisory Committee. One seat will be available due to a resignation to fill an unexpired term of January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2022. Applicants must be residents of Solano County with at least three members of the committee being residents of Fairfield. The mayor will appoint the committee member with the approval of the council.

The Rockville Hills Regional Park Citizens Advisory Committee is a five-person committee created to provide the City with feedback and input regarding major decisions affecting Rockville Hills Regional Park. Committee members must live in Solano County, and three of them must live in Fairfield. Committee members must have three years of either professional or volunteer experience in public and open space and recreation endeavors or a unique familiarity and knowledge of Rockville Hills Regional Park. Committee members will be selected based on their ability to fairly represent the multitude of recreation users and special interest groups that use the Park. No one user or special interest group shall be overrepresented.

Download the application or request one by mail or email by contacting Deputy City Clerk Amber Alexander at (707) 428-7402 or aalexander@fairfield.ca.gov. Completed applications may be submitted via mail or email.

Youth Commission

2 seats are available on the Youth Commission for a term of January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2022. Applicants must be residents of Fairfield and between the ages of 12 and 21. Mayor Harry Price will appoint the commission members with the approval of the City Council. Current members may re-apply and serve up to three terms.

Members of the Youth Commission serve as an advisory body to the Fairfield City Council on community-wide issues or projects having the potential to impact youth of the community. The Youth Commission interacts with the other City commissions as deemed necessary by project or issue. 

The Youth Commission currently meets on the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. Youth interested in being considered for the commission need to fully commit to making a difference in our community.

Download the application or request one by mail or email by contacting Deputy City Clerk Amber Alexander at (707) 428-7402 or aalexander@fairfield.ca.gov. Completed applications may be submitted via mail or email.