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Maria Quinonez, City Clerk
(310) 603-0220 ext. 210
mquinonez@lynwood.ca.us

All commissions meet in the Lynwood City Council Chambers

 


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Commissions & Boards


  • Community Development Block Grant Advisory Board
  • Personnel Board
  • Planning Commission
  • Public Safety / Traffic and Parking Commission

The various Commissions, Councils and Boards of the City of Lynwood provide input to both the City Council as well as staff on a variety of issues and topics. Community members are encouraged to attend, and participate in, any of the meetings noted here.

 

Commission Opportunities:

Individual members of the City Council appoint commissioners with the approval of a majority of the City Council. The City Council reserves the right to replace or transfer a commissioner through a majority vote of the Council.

Application

Current Lynwood residents may download a Commissioner Application. Completed applications are accepted in the City Clerk’s Office.


Commission Facts

  • City elected officials are not allowed to serve in commissions.
  • Citizens are not allowed to serve on more than one commission.
  • The compensation for serving on a commission is a stipend of $50 paid per meeting attended.
  • Agendas and minutes are published and available in the City’s agenda archive.
  • Folder containing Commissions & Boards agendas for 2020 can be found HERE.
  • Folder containing Commissions & Boards agendas older than 2020 can be found HERE.

Community Development Block Grant Advisory Board

Composition:

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Commission is a five (5) member board comprised of Lynwood residents and appointed by the Lynwood City Council.

Duties:

The CDBG Board serves in an advisory capacity to the Lynwood City Council on matters pertaining to the City’s Community Development Block (CDBG) Grant and HOME Investment Partnership (HOME) Grant Programs and use of funds.  The CDBG and HOME grants provide funds to a variety of programs and activities principally for low income residents. The CDBG Commission assures that the housing and community development needs of Lynwood’s low income residents are addressed with the use of these funds

Term:

The CDGB Board is appointed by the City Council on an annual basis.

Stipend:

$50 per meeting attended.

CDBG BOARD
Meets the 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in designated location on an as needed basis
Director: Michelle Ramirez
Staff:
LARRY ESPARZA
Appointment Date: 01/19/2021
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Mayor Santana
AUDREY CASAS
Re-Appointment Date: 12/15/2020
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Mayor Pro Tem Casanova
SYLVIA RAMIREZ
Appointment Date: 12/15/2021
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Council Member Flores
YOLANDA RODRIGUEZ-GONZALEZ
Re-Appointment Date: 12/15/2020
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Council Member Solache
VACANT (Held by Evelia Hernandez)
Appointment Date:
Term Expires:
Appointed by: Council Member Soto

Personnel Board

Composition:

The Personnel Board is a five (5) member board comprised of Lynwood residents and appointed by the Lynwood City Council.

Duties:

The Personnel Board is responsible for appeals submitted by any person in the classified service relative to any appealable disciplinary action, dismissal, demotion or alleged violation of this chapter or the personnel rules, use of pre-trial rules in Personnel Hearings and to publish/post notices of tests, conduct and grade tests for positions in the classified service.

Term:

The Personnel Board is appointed by the City Council on an annual basis.

Stipend:

$50 per meeting attended.

PERSONNEL BOARD
Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in designated location
Director: Cindy Stafford
Staff: Maria Salas
MARIA ALVARADO
Appointment Date: 01/05/2021
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Mayor Santana
LILIANA SANCHEZ
Re-Appointment Date: 12/15/2020
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Mayor Pro Tem Casanova
DEONDRA TISDALE
Appointment Date: 02/21/21
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Council Member Flores
GARY HARDIE
Re-Appointment Date: 12/15/2020
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Council Member Solache
ROSEMILLIE LOPEZ
Appointment Date: 01/19/2021
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Council Member Soto

Planning Commission

Composition:

The Planning Commission is a five (5) member board comprised of Lynwood residents and appointed by Lynwood City Council.

Duties:

The Planning Commission reviews zoning, planning, and land use matters that cannot be approved on an administrative level. The Planning Commission ensures that any development and land use applications are consistent with the requirements set forth in the Lynwood Municipal Code. The Commission also serves as an advisory board to the City Council and makes recommendations on all land use and development applications. The decisions and recommendations of the Commission are to ensure the welfare and well being of Lynwood residents.

Term:

The Planning Commission is appointed by the City Council on an annual basis.

Stipend:

$50 per meeting attended.

PLANNING COMMISSION
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in designated location
Director: Michelle Ramirez
Staff:
ALFONSO MORALES
Re-Appointment Date: 12/15/2020 Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Mayor Santana
JULIAN DEL REAL-CALLEROS
Appointment Date: 12/15/2020
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Mayor Pro Tem Casanova
ARTURO RAMIREZ
Appointment Date: 12/15/2020
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Council Member Flores
MARISOL DANIELS
Appointment Date: 11/17/2020
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Council Member Solache
KENNETH WEST
Re-Appointment Date: 01/05/2021
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Council Member Soto

Public Safety / Traffic & Parking Commission

Composition:

The Public Safety, Traffic & Parking (P.S.T.P.) Commission is a five (5) member board comprised of Lynwood residents and appointed by the Lynwood City Council.

Duties:

The P.S.T.P. Commission reviews items that relate to transportation, parking and code enforcement. The P.S.T.P. Commission ensures that all items brought to the table follow the Lynwood Municipal Code. The P.S.T.P. Commission also serves as an advisory board to the City Council by making recommendations on all transportation related design and enforcement. The decisions and recommendations of the Commissioners are to ensure the public safety of Lynwood residents.

Term:

The P.S.T.P. Commissioners are appointed by the City Council on an annual basis.

Stipend:

$50 per meeting attended.

PUBLIC SAFETY/TRAFFIC & PARKING COMMISSION
Meets the 4th Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in designated location on an as needed basis
Director: Michelle Ramirez
Staff:
ROLAND BECERRA
Re-Appointment Date: 12/15/2021
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Mayor Santana
FRANCISCO MARTIN
Appointment Date: 01/05/2021
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Mayor Pro Tem Casanova
FRANK CARRASCO
Appointment Date: 12/15/2020
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Council Member Flores
JOE BATTLE
Appointment Date: 01/05/2021
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Council Member Solache
EFREN LOPEZ
Appointment Date: 01/05/2021
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Council Member Soto

Citizen Oversight Committee

Composition:

Duties:

Term:

Stipend:

CITIZEN OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
Meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in designated location
Director: Michelle Ramirez
Staff:
LORENE REED
Appointment Date: 01/05/2021
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Mayor Santana
JAIME ROBERTO FLORES
Appointment Date: 01/05/2021
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Mayor Pro Tem Casanova
DANIEL SALAZAR
Appointment Date: 12/15/20
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Council Member Flores
BRENDA RIVERA
Re-Appointment Date: 12/15/20
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Council Member Solache
ANDREA LOPEZ
Appointment Date: 01/05/2021
Term Expires: 12/31/2021
Appointed by: Council Member Soto