- How to volunteer
To volunteer for a Galt committee or commission, send a letter of interest to City Clerk Liz Aguire at City Hall, 380 Civic Drive, Galt or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In Lodi, contact the City Clerk’s office at 209-333-6702 or at email@example.com to request an application. You can also download one at www.lodi.gov/ clerk/BoardsCommissions.html. Return completed applications to 221 W. Pine St., by mail at P.O. Box 3006, Lodi 95241, or by fax at 209-333-6807.
- Galt commission vacancies
Galt Beautification Committee
No qualifications necessary. An interest to serve on the committee for a term of four years. The ability to attend one meeting on the third Thursday of each month at 3:30 p.m.
Two member vacancies and one alternate vacancy. Terms expire in 2012.
Galt Commission on Aging
No qualifications are necessary. An interest to serve on the commission for a term of four years. The ability to attend one meeting on the fourth Thursday of each month at 5:15 p.m.
One alternate vacancy. Term expires in 2012.
Public Safety Committee
The Committee is tasked with evaluating any public safety issues within the community brought to the committee’s attention by the city council, city staff or residents, and making recommendations to the city council. The Public Safety Committee is composed of 11 members, five of whom must be residents of the city. The committee meets bi-monthly at 6 p.m. at the Police Facility, Pescetti Community Room.
One member vacancy. Term expires in 2012.
- Lodi commission vacancies
Greater Lodi Area Youth Commission
The city is looking for both adult and student members. The commission’s job is to effect positive growth in young adults through a variety of activities that will generate interest and participation within the community. It meets the second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Cottage Room at Hutchins Street Square, 125 S. Hutchins St.
Lodi Senior Citizens Commission
Members advise the Lodi City Council and city of Lodi staff on all matters relating to policies and programs for all senior citizens in the community. The commission meets the first Thursday of the month at 8 a.m. at the Senior Center at Hutchins Street Square.
Lodi Animal Advisory Commission
The commission advises the Lodi City Council in all manners pertaining to animals, including exploring short-term and long-term needs of the Lodi Animal Shelter, making periodic inventories of animal services that exist and or may be needed, aiding in coordinating and promoting pet population control measures and exploring funding opportunities for programs and serving as an information and referral source on animals in the community. The commission meets the second Monday of the month at 6 p.m. in the Community Room at the Lodi Police Department, 215 W. Elm St.
Posted: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 12:00 am
Updated: 7:11 am, Tue Apr 24, 2012.
Too few volunteers are stepping up to serve on Galt’s committees and commissions, and one Galt City Council member is looking into ways to reverse the trend.
The city’s beautification committee has been unable to meet, as there were not enough members to make the quorum required for public meetings.
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 12:00 am.
Updated: 7:11 am.