Boards and Commissions

Overview

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.

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.

Overview

Architectural Review Committee

The Committee serves as a recommending body to the Planning Commission on building architectural design within the University, College, Quarry and Granite Drive Districts.  The Committee is to review proposed project architectural design submittals (including the incorporation of building related art and signage) to determine compliance with applicable guidelines and to transmit its recommendation to the Planning Commission. 

View Architectural Review Committee agendas, minutes, agenda packets, post-agenda items, and audio from the past six months, listed by meeting date.

Visit the Electronic Records Center for an archive of older agendas and agenda packets.

Overview

Arts Task Force

View Arts Task Force agendas, minutes, agenda packets, post-agenda items, and audio from the past six months, listed by meeting date.

Visit the Electronic Records Center for an archive of older agendas and agenda packets.

Visit the Listen Live page to listen to live streaming audio for regularly scheduled public meetings.

Overview

Board of Appeals

The Board of Appeals consists of five members appointed to alternating four-year terms. The Board hears issues involving interpretation of the City’s building and fire codes. To file an appeal, please contact the Rocklin Building Division at (916) 625-5120.

Overview

Community Recognition Commission

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 January, April, July and October on the third Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m.

Current commissioners are: 

  • Georgetta Dolinsek
  • Christy Jewell
  • Warren Jorgensen
  • Jerry Mitchell
  • Michelle Sutherland
Overview

Parks, Recreation and Arts Commission

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. 

Overview

Planning Commission

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.