GENERAL Commission INFORMATION

Lake Forest City leaders rely on input and recommendations from members of several topic-specific commissions. Each commission is made up of five residents who are each appointed by a member of the City Council. Commissioners serve four-year terms. The City’s appointed commissions include:

  • The Community Services Commission (formerly Parks and Recreation Commission) meets on the same week in which the City Council holds their first meeting of the month on Wednesdays and meetings commence at 6:30 p.m.   The Commission reviews matters related to parks and recreation programs.
  • The Planning Commission meets on the same week in which the City Council holds their first meeting of the month on Thursdays and meetings commence at 6:30 p.m.   The Commission reviews applications for new development, proposed zoning changes and proposed land subdivisions.
  • The Traffic and Parking Commission meets on the same week in which the City Council holds their first meeting of the month on Mondays and meetings commence at 6:30 p.m.  The Commission advises the City Council on issues relating to parking and the safe and efficient movement of traffic, including vehicles, bicycles, pedestrians and other modes of transportation.

Applicants for any committee should review the following documents:

PLANNING COMMISSION VACANCY

Link to Application

Deadline:  Friday, May 22, 2020 at 5 p.m.

Tentative City Council Meeting for Interviews:  June 2, 2020 a 6:30 p.m.