Committees

2019 City Council Committee Assignments

City Council Standing Committees

Agricultural Enterprise Committee

This committee is comprised of two Council Members. This committee reviews policies, projects, and programs directly related to agricultural enterprise within the City and along the City’s boundaries in the County’s Agricultural Core. The scope of this committee is broadly defined to include: development of policies and procedures relating to the implementation of the City’s agricultural programs, and property or conservation easement acquisition and implementation.

The committee’s work effort involves staff primarily from the Community Development Department and the City Manager's Office/Economic Development. When agenda items are scheduled, this committee meets quarterly as needed on the first Monday of March, June, September and December at 2:00 p.m.

Committee Members
Vice Mayor Joel Bryant
Council Member Karen Rarey

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Economic Development Committee
​The scope of this committee will be to review and provide policy direction on the preparation and implementation of an updated economic development strategy.  The committee will review major staff initiatives related to business attraction and retention.  Lastly, the ad-hoc committee will provide direction for planning of infrastructure and public services to attract desired business and commercial growth at focused opportunity sites in the City. 

Committee Members
Council Member Karen Rarey
Council Member Claudette Staton


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Neighborhood Improvement Committee                     

This committee, with staff support, is responsible for reviewing programs and activities to maintain and improve the quality of life in Brentwood’s neighborhoods and commercial developments. Committee topics may include public safety; property improvements, such as property maintenance, code enforcement, street trees, and streetscapes; as well as behavior which may affect residents and, in the case of commercial properties, patrons and business owners. This committee meets quarterly on the second Wednesday of March, June, September, December at 4:00 p.m

Committee Members
Council Member Johnny Rodriguez
Council Member Claudette Staton

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Land Use and Development Committee

This committee reviews items relating to major land use and community development policy topics and citywide areas of interest, including but not limited to: general plan, zoning, permit processing, strategic initiatives, ordinances, and other major matters or projects that could affect Council policy, set precedence, be highly controversial, or result in a significant expenditure of City staff or financial resources. This committee shall include the Chair of the Planning Commission who shall serve in an advisory, non-voting role to the committee.

The committee’s work effort involves staff primarily from the Community Development Department. When agenda items are scheduled, this committee meets on the third Monday of each month at 2:00 p.m.

Committee Members
Council Member Johnny Rodriguez
Vice Mayor Joel Bryant
Planning Commissioner Chairperson Dirk Zeigler

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Planning Commission Standing Committees

Design Review Subcommittee

This committee is designed to review minor changes to Planning Commission project approvals referred to them by Planning staff, as well as specific design elements deferred to the subcommittee by the Planning Commission.

This committee meets 2 times a month (2nd and 4th Thursday) at 10:00 a.m. in the Vista Conference Room, 150 City Park Way, Brentwood.

Committee Members
Planning Commissioner Cyndi Hankins
Planning Commissioner John Fink

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City Council Ad-Hoc Committees
Housing Policy

           
This committee meets as needed.

Committee Members

Council Member Karen Rarey
Council Member Claudette Staton
           
Arts Public Projects

           

Committee Members
Council Member Johnny Rodriguez
Council Member Claudette Staton

 

Fire and Medical Services

This committee meets as needed.

Committee Members
Vice Mayor Joel Bryant
Council Member Karen Rarey