Boards and Commissions
The City Council has established Boards and Commissions to review City programs, projects, and community issues. These Boards and Commissions provide greater community participation and input into local government and facilitate informed decisions by the City Council.
Board and Commission meetings are held in the City Council Chambers located on the second floor of Rocklin City Hall, unless another location has been designated.
These meetings are open to the public. Citizens are encouraged to attend city meetings, express their views, and participate in forming and enhancing the Rocklin community.
Brown Act – Government Code Section 54950, et seq., known as the “Brown Act”, contains open meeting laws for local boards and commissions. The California Attorney General’s Office publishes a summary for the Brown Act.
The Community Recognition Commission consists of five members appointed to alternating four year terms. Two of the founding members of the Commission shall be appointed to a two-year term so as to stagger the terms of the members. The Community Recognition Commission shall act in an advisory capacity to the City Council in matters pertaining to community recognition.
The Community Recognition Commission meets quarterly in February, May, August and November on the third Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m.
Current commissioners are:
- Georgetta Dolinsek
- Christy Jewell
- Warren Jorgensen (Vice Chair)
- Jerry Mitchell (Chairperson)
- Michelle Sutherland
The Parks, Recreation, and Arts Commission consists of five commissioners appointed to alternating four-year terms and one youth non-voting commissioner who serves a one-year term. The Parks, Recreation, and Arts Commission is responsible for the promotion and preservation of community recreation, open space, park lands, public art, and cultural initiatives.
The Planning Commission consists of five members appointed to alternating terms by the City Council. Responsibilities of the Planning Commission range from approval of residential neighborhoods, commercial shopping centers, and industrial parks to recommending policies to the City Council regarding long range planning, zoning criteria changes, and land development related topics.
The Land Use/Regional Housing Needs Allocation (RHNA) Ad Hoc Committee will provide the City Council with recommendations pertaining to land use balance, guidelines for evaluation of specific types of rezones, updates to the RHNA available sites inventory, and development standards for mixed use zones.