City Council

City Council Seeks Applicants for Zoning Code Update Committee

The City Council is seeking applications from citizens of the City of Clearlake to fill a vacant seat on the Zoning Code Update Committee. 

The Zoning Code Update Committee is tasked to work with staff in crafting a new Zoning Ordinance and Design Review Manual based on the City’s updated General Plan. The Committee will meet as needed, but normally not more than once a month, for a few hours at a time to review and discuss needed updates. The Committee will eventually make a formal recommendation to the Planning Commission with an updated Ordinance. If you have participated in previous development projects or just have ideas or recommendations on improving our community, you are encouraged to apply.

Applicants must be residents of the City of Clearlake.  Applications can be found below. Please return them to City Hall or via email to: mswanson@clearlake.ca.us by 5:00 p.m. on November 7, 2019. The City Council will consider applications and make an appointment at the November 14th Council meeting. 

Zoning Code Update Committee Application

City Council Seeks Applicants for the Traffic Safety Committee

The City Council is seeking applications from Clearlake citizens for a seat on the Traffic Safety Committee. Traffic Safety Committee members review traffic safety issues, street sign recommendations and requests, traffic control devices and requests and make recommendations to the City Council with quarterly reports.

The application for the Traffic Safety Committee can be found below. Applications must be filed by November 7, 2019 to be included in the November 14, 2019 City Council meeting packet. The City Council will consider applications and appointment to the Committee at the November 14th meeting.

Traffic Safety Committee Application

Meetings


  • 6 p.m.
  • Second and fourth Thursdays of each month
  • Clearlake City Hall Council Chambers
    14050 Olympic Drive
    Clearlake, CA 95422

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings according to the Brown Act. Minutes are available following approval. Please visit our Agendas and Minutes section of our website via the link to the left of this page for more information.
 

Members

Overview


Five directly elected officials comprise the City Council. The terms of office are staggered. The Mayor's position is rotated annually by selection of the City Council. The City Council is the policy-making body of the City of Clearlake and, in that capacity, approves and adopts ordinances and resolutions and takes action on other policy matters to provide community leadership. The City Council appoints the City Manager and City Attorney, as well as various commission, board, and committee members.

The Council also directs staff on matters that meet the community's needs and service levels. In that process, the Council oversees the financial condition of the City making the final determination on its ability to afford various programs and services. The Council has served as the Board of Directors of the now dissolved Clearlake Redevelopment Agency (RDA) and now sits as the RDA's Successor Agency.