The City Council of the City of Norwalk desires to involve its citizens in the affairs of the city by providing opportunities for participation and service on local regulatory and advisory bodies.
Below is a list of the City's advisory bodies, their principal duties, and the meeting dates and times of each. All meetings take place at Norwalk City Hall, unless otherwise noted.
If you desire to be considered for an appointment to one of these advisory bodies, please complete the attached Application for Appointment to Advisory Bodies and return to the City Clerk's Office, Room 10, Norwalk City Hall, 12700 Norwalk Boulevard, Norwalk, CA 90650. If you have any questions, please call the City Clerk's Office at (562) 929-5720.
Thank you for your interest in serving the Norwalk Community.
ART IN PUBLIC PLACES COMMISSION
Meets on an as needed basis, City Hall
Recommends art projects to City Council for placement throughout the City.
COMMUNITY PROMOTION COMMISSION
Meets on an as needed basis, U.S. Constitution Room - Room 4
Has responsibility of publicizing and promoting Norwalk to enhance its identity and recognition. Develops plans and recommendations for various promotional programs that involve community participation.
HISTORICAL HERITAGE AD HOC COMMISSION
Meets on an as needed basis, Hargitt House, 12450 Mapledale St.
Responsible for research and documentation of the City's past. Involves collecting and restoring pictures, maps, documents and other items which record Norwalk's continual development.
INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP COMMISSION
Meets on an as needed basis, City Manager's Conference Room - Room 3
Plans, develops, and carries out a number of mutual cultural activities with a similar committee in our Sister Cities - Morelia, Michoacan and Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico.
PARKS & RECREATION COMMISSION
Meets on an as needed basis, Arts & Sports Complex, Founders Room, 13200 Clarkdale Ave.
Advises City Council on matters pertaining to City-wide events and community recreation and cultural programs and activities, provides citizen guidance on such matters, evaluates existing programs being provided by the City and recommends new programs and projects for City Council consideration.
Meets 2nd & 4th Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Council Chambers
Plans for orderly community growth, physical development and land use; advises the City Council on all related planning matters requiring City Council action.
PUBLIC SAFETY COMMISSION
Meets 1st Monday, 6:00 p.m., Council Chambers
Advises the City Council regarding public safety problems in the community, including (but not limited to) earthquake and disaster preparedness, emergency management, street crossing, child abuse and neighborhood watch.
SENIOR CITIZENS COMMISSION
Meets on an as needed basis, Senior Citizens Center, 14040 San Antonio Blvd.
Reviews senior related matters and provides recommendations to enhance activities and programs and promote and encourage involvement in the senior community.
SOCIAL SERVICES COMMISSION
Meets on an as needed basis, Social Services Center Conference Room 11929 Alondra Blvd.
Advises City Council on matters pertaining to human services and manpower needs in the community. Evaluates existing programs being provided by the City and recommends new programs and projects for City Council consideration.