Special Meeting of OB Planning Board to Approve March Election – Wed., Jan. 15th

by on January 14, 2014 · 0 comments

in Environment, Ocean Beach

Interested in Serving on OB Planning Board? see below

The Ocean Beach Planning Board is holding a special meeting Wednesday tonight – January 15th – in order to approve election materials for their upcoming annual balloting.

Lacking any controversy or last-minute procedural glitch, the Board is expected to give their stamp of approval to the materials, assembled by an election sub-committee. And that’s all that’s there on the agenda, outside “non agenda public comment” and other perfunctory items.

Wednesday night’s meeting will be held at the OB Rec Center, 4726 Santa Monica Avenue, and will begin promptly at 6:00 pm.

The yearly election itself will be held in March over the course of a few days.  If you are interested in serving on the OB Planning Board, go below for more …

Here is the agenda:

OB Plan Bd agenda spec 01-15-14

 HOW TO SERVE ON OB PLANNING BOARD

Directly from the OB Planning Board website:

Serving on the Board

Annual elections for the Ocean Beach Planning Board are held in March, and new terms typically begin in April after the election results are certified. Terms are two years, with the seats in each district staggered so elections occur in alternate years. The board may also appoint members on a discretionary basis to fill vacant seats. (See Members to determine if there are vacancies).

All members, whether elected or appointed, must meet the same requirements to serve.

Elections

Elections are held at the Ocean Beach Recreation Center and are open to all members of the community (residents, property owners and business owners).

The next elections will be held in March 2014. This section will be updated with election information when available.

Eligibility Requirements

Community members interested running for a seat on the Board must be at least 18 years of age and must have attended at least one regular meeting of the Board. In addition, all candidates must meet at least one of the following three requirements:

  • Resident of Ocean Beach for at least 30 days
  • Property owner in Ocean Beach for at least 30 days
  • Business licensee/owner in Ocean Beach for at least 30 days

See Maps for the official boundaries s of the Ocean Beach Community Plan Area and its seven districts at OBPB website.

Interested candidates must also gather at least 35 signatures from the district in which they are seeking a seat (signatures must be district residents, property owners, or business owners/licensees).

Application

The official application, including signature forms, can be downloaded [from OBPB website]. Please contact the Board to notify us that you are interested in a seat and to coordinate submission of your application.

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