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Napa City Clerk Announces Three Commission Openings

Disability Access Board of Appeals, Napa Public Access Cable TV Board of Directors, and the Senior Advisory Commission all have openings.

The City Clerk is accepting applications for one seat on the Disability Access Board of Appeals, one seat on the Napa Public Access Cable TV Board of Directors, and one seat on the Senior Advisory Commission. The deadline for submission of an application is 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2013.

The Disability Access Board of Appeals renders decisions when a person appeals a determination made by the Chief Building Official or Fire Code Official in administering or enforcing access to “public accommodations or facilities”. The board consists of five members.

This vacancy shall fill the requirement of “physically handicapped persons” (as defined by California Health and Safety Code Section 19957.5.) Interested applicants need to have understanding of the challenges that persons with disabilities face on a daily basis and methods used to mitigate these challenges.

Members serve for a two year term. Meeting times and location will vary as meetings are called as needed. Disability Access Board of Appeals applicants must be City of Napa residents and registered voters.

The Napa Valley Television Board of Directors provides recommendations for opportunities for service; approves NVTV’s mission, vision, and reviews management’s performance in achieving it; annually assesses the needs of the community and approves strategies in relation to it; and reviews and approves the program’s financial structure and budget.

Applicants should have an appreciation for the diverse needs of the community and innovative strategies to address them, and a collaborative and inclusive nature. The selected applicant will serve a two year term beginning April 2013 through April 2015. Meetings are held at 1600 Myrtle Avenue, the first Thursday of every other month from 5:15 pm – 6:30 pm.

The Senior Advisory Commission makes recommendations to the City Council on matters regarding services, facility use, and recreational activities at the Napa Senior Center and establishes short and long term program goals.

The Commission consists of seven members. Five members must be representatives from the senior community and the remaining two members must be representatives from area senior service agencies providing services within the City. This vacancy must fill the requirement of being a representative from area senior service agencies. The selected applicant will serve a two year term beginning April 2013 through September 2015. Meetings are held at the Senior Center, 1500 Jefferson Street, on the first Wednesday of every other month at 2:00 p.m.

Senior Advisory Commission applicants must be City of Napa residents and registered voters.

Applications are available at the City Clerk office at City Hall or online at www.cityofnapa.org by going to: Quick Links > Boards, Commissions, and Committees

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