Commissions, Committees and Boards

Public Works Commission

Meets: 6:30 p.m., 2nd Monday of the month   City Hall - Executive Conference room
Staff Name: Richard Garland, x1815 or Andrea Ellis, x1162

Consists of nine members responsible for the city's capital improvement program formulation and review, including efficiency and feasibility reports, project priorities, and capital improvement reports. The commission gives advice on activities within the public right-of-way not subject to administrative permit procedure, including encroachments and under grounding of utilities; and traffic management, including traffic circulation and regulatory traffic control devices which requires action by city council or planning commission; and recommends special traffic and parking studies, temporary street closures, and the proposed use of Proposition A return funds.

The Carson Public Works Commission shall have the following authority and duties:

(a) Act in an advisory capacity to the City Council and the Director of Engineering Services in all matters pertaining to public works issues.

(b) Capital Improvement Program formulation and review, including deficiency and feasibility reports, project priorities and capital improvement reports.

(c) Activities within the public rights-of-way which are not subject to administrative permit procedure, including encroachments and undergrounding of utilities.

(d) Traffic management, including matters germane to traffic circulation, regulatory traffic control devices which require action by City Council or Planning Commission, special traffic and parking studies, temporary street closures and the proposed use of Proposition A and Proposition C Local Return Funds.

(e) Environmental enhancement and beautification, including design review for aesthetic evaluation of landscaped median improvement projects within the public right-of-way.

(f) Review and provide advice concerning the operations of and contract for the Carson circuit transportation system. (Ord. 99-1181, § 2)
NameOffice HeldTerm
Reuben Thompson 1/25/2017 - 11/30/2018
James Calhoun 1/25/2017 - 11/30/2018
Vacant - 11/30/2018
Manuel Ferrer 1/25/2017 - 11/30/2018
John Cottrell 1/25/2017 - 11/30/2018
Robert DeBerard 1/25/2017 - 11/30/2018
Charles Nelson 1/25/2017 - 11/30/2018
Vacant - 11/30/2018
Joaquin "Jack" Fernandez 1/25/2017 - 11/30/2018
Vacant Alternate Member No. 3 - 11/30/2018
Vacant Alternate Member No. 1 - 11/30/2018
Vacant Alternate Member No. 2 - 11/30/2018


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