On May 8, the Newport Beach City Council approved the formation of the Charter Update Committee and directed the City Clerk to accept applications until 10 a.m. on Monday, May 21, 2012. The committee will consider possible updates to the City Charter that can be placed on the November 6, 2012 ballot.
The City is seeking Newport Beach residents interested in volunteering to serve on the committee. This is a short-term obligation, as the committee is currently scheduled to complete its work by July 2012.
The committee will be comprised of seven members of the public appointed by the City Council. The City Council will make an effort to appoint one member from each district of the City, but if there are no qualified applicants from any district, that position may be filled by an applicant from another district. The Committee members shall make every effort to attend meetings on May 24, May 31, June 7, June 14, June 21, June 28, July 5, 2012, or other dates scheduled by the Committee.
The application and additional information are available at the City Clerk’s Office, 3300 Newport Boulevard, or can be sent to you by calling 949-644-3005. The application and information can also be accessed here.The deadline for filing applications is 10 a.m. on Monday, May 21, 2012.
Appointments are scheduled to be made at the May 22, 2012 City Council meeting.