Dave Chapman will be stepping down from the Ceres Planning Commission, prompting the city to search for a replacement.
Chapman's resignation is one of many that happen to be occurring at the same time.
Because his term is due to expired at the end of the year, whoever is appointed to fill the seat will only serve to December 31. Applications are available at Ceres City Hall, 2720 Second Street or on the city's website. Applications must be completed and returned to the City Clerk by 5 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27.
The Planning Commission is a permanent advisory committee of citizens appointed by the Mayor subject to confirmation by the City Council. Meetings are held on the first and third Mondays of each month at 6 p.m. to consider land use matters such as zone changes, conditional use permits, variances, subdivisions and general plan amendments. To be eligible for this position, one must be a resident of the city of Ceres.
For more information, contact Ann Montgomery, Acting City Clerk at 538-5731.
Len Shepherd is resigning from the Tuolumne River Regional Park Committee. The position will be filled by appointment.
Applications are available at Ceres City Hall, 2720 Second Street. Applications must be completed and returned to the City Clerk by 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27.
The committee serves as an advisory body on the acquisition, development, maintenance and operation of the Tuolumne River Regional Park. This position is appointed by the mayor and subject to the confirmation of the City Council. Meetings are held on the third Wednesday of each month at 12 noon. This position would be for the remaining term, ending Dec. 31, 2016.
Also resigning is long-term Turlock Mosquito Abatement District board member Bob Caulton. He has served since 1978. City Manager Toby Wells said the position has been filled so long that he didn't realize the city had an appointment to it. The city will be seeking volunteers to fill that vacancy. Applications are due by Feb. 27 at Ceres City Hall.
The appointments will be up for review at the Ceres City Council's first meeting in March.
The district is governed by an eight member Board of Trustees, who are appointed by the five major cities in the district and the Board of Supervisors of Stanislaus County. The board meets on the third Monday of each month at 7 p.m. This position would be for the remaining term, ending Jan. 2, 2019.