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March 28, 2016                                              Contact:  Denise Basham, City Clerk

(714) 229-6683

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                           

SUBJECT:  Cypress City Council Seeking Volunteer Commissioners

The Cypress City Council is pleased to announce its annual Commissioner recruitment. Registered voters residing in Cypress who are interested in serving on the City Council’s Recreation and Community Services Commission or Senior Citizens Commission are encouraged to apply by April 29, 2016.

Applications are available on the City’s website ( or from the City Clerk’s office. Commissioner interviews will be conducted by the City Council and appointments will be made in June. Commissioners serve a four year term that begins July 1, 2016.

“Serving on a City commission is an outstanding way to become more involved in our wonderful community. As a former Recreation and Community Services and Senior Citizens Commissioner, I encourage all residents interested in serving to apply,” stated Mayor Mariellen Yarc.

The Recreation and Community Services Commission currently has two openings. The Recreation and Community Services Commission advises the City Council on parks acquisition, development, and maintenance. The Commission meets once a month, on the third Tuesday, at 7:00 p.m. at the Cypress Community Center.

The Senior Citizens Commission currently has two openings. The Senior Citizens Commission advises the City Council on the concerns of senior citizens, including recreational opportunities, social services and affordable housing. The Commission meets once a month, on the second Wednesday, at 3:00 p.m. at the Cypress Senior Citizens Center.

The City of Cypress Boards, Commissions and Committees Policy Manual is also available on the City’s website.

The deadline to submit applications is Friday, April 29, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.  For more information, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at (714) 229-6683.

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