Commissions, Boards & Committees

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The commissions, boards, and committees established by the City Council advise the City Council on policy matters regarding specific areas of expertise. Agendas and minutes of the City’s commissions, boards, and committees are posted at City Hall and published online. 

NOTICE OF VACANCY FOR THE CITY OF AMERICAN CANYON REPRESENTATIVE ON THE NAPA COUNTY LIBRARY COMMISSION

The City of American Canyon is accepting applications from residents of American Canyon to fill a three-year term beginning February 1, 2020, as the City’s representative on the Napa County Library Commission.  The Commission meets on the first Thursday of every other month at 5:00 p.m.

The Napa County Library is governed by state law and functions under the authority of the County Board of Supervisors. An eight-member Library Commission serves as the Library's policy advisory board. The commission consists of eight members, three appointed by the County Board of Supervisors, two appointed by the Napa City Council, one appointed by the American Canyon City Council, one appointed by the Calistoga City Council and one appointed by the Yountville Town Council.

The Commission advises the Library Director, the County Board of Supervisors and the cities on matters pertaining to the Library.  The responsibilities of the Commission include: 1) attending meetings and making recommendations related to Library operations and programs; 2) reviewing budgets and participating in long-range planning for the Library; and 3) advocating for legislation and funding to help meet the needs of the community and the Library.

Applications are available for online submission here, or print an application here, pick up at City Hall, or by calling the City Clerk’s office at (707) 647-5337. Applications will be accepted until the vacancy is filled.

In addition, the City Council appoints, or recommends to the Napa County Board of Supervisors appointment of, a citizen representative to sit on various countywide commissions. Residents of the City of American Canyon serve on the following countywide commissions, committees and boards.