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05-14-2019 CC Rpt 20COUNCIL AGENDA STAFF REPORTCOUNCIL AGENDA STAFF REPORT TO: HONORABLE MAYOR AND CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS DATE: MAY 14, 2019 FROM: CITY MANAGER ITEM NO:20 SUBJECT:PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBER APPOINTMENT RECOMMENDATION: Appoint one member to the Planning Commission to fill the unexpired term of Adam Eliason through November 30, 2020. BACKGROUND/ANALYSIS: On April 14, 2019, Planning Commissioner Adam Eliason submitted a letter of resignation from the Planing Commission effective April 17, 2019. A Notice of Vacancy was posted for the unscheduled vacancy on April 15, 2019, in accordance with Government Code Section 54729 (Maddy Act). Commission and Committee members appointed pursuant to Chino Hills Municipal Code (CHMC) Section 2.28.050 serve terms coterminous with that of the individual City Council member who nominated them. Mr. Eliason's term was coterminous with the term of Mayor Cynthia Moran. ENVIRONMENTAL (CEQA) REVIEW: This action is not a project within the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Guidelines Section 15278 and is therefore exempt from CEQA as it is an administrative change that will not result in any direct or indirect physical change in the environment. FISCAL IMPACT: There is no fiscal impact. Respectfully Submitted,Recommended By: Attachments Code Sections 2.28.030 to 2.28.070 Resignation Letter 116/160 A. B. 2.28.030 - Qualifications. Unless otherwise specifically provided by law, or by ordinance or resolution of the City Council, all members of boards and commissions of the city shall, at all times during their incumbencies, be bona fide residents and registered voters of the city. No member of any board or commission shall be a city employee, nor shall any person be a member of more than one board or commission at any one time. (Ord. 91-05 § 2.06.030) 2.28.040 - Applications. The City Clerk shall maintain all applications submitted to the city for board or commission positions for a period of two years. (Ord. 91-05 § 2.06.040) 2.28.050 - Appointment. Members of each board and commission shall be appointed, and may be removed, by a majority of the City Council. The chairperson of the board or commission shall be appointed by a majority vote of the City Council. (Ord. 91-05 § 2.06.050) 2.28.060 - Term. Commissioners and board members appointed pursuant to Section 2.28.050 of this section, shall serve a term coterminous with that of the individual City Council member who nominated them. The student member as prescribed in Section 2.32.020 of this code, however, shall be nominated by the Mayor and confirmed by a majority vote of the City Council to serve a twelve (12) month term from May of one year to May of the following year. Except as set forth in this section, no Commissioner shall serve a term exceeding four years without being renominated and reappointed. Unless removed by a majority vote of the City Council, a Commissioner shall be entitled to serve on the Commission until a successor is appointed by the City Council. (Ord. 57 § 2; Ord. 91-05 § 2.06.060) Page 1 of 2Chino Hills, CA Code of Ordinances 12/21/2016about:blank 117/160 2.28.070 - Vacancies. If vacancies in any board or commission occur, other than by expiration of term, such vacancies shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired portion of the term. (Ord. 91-05 § 2.06.070) Page 2 of 2Chino Hills, CA Code of Ordinances 12/21/2016about:blank 118/160 119/160