Claremont Insider: City Seeks Applicants, Opinions

Friday, March 20, 2009

City Seeks Applicants, Opinions


Is a run at a City Council seat in your future? Then you may want to apply for a seat on Claremont's Community Services Commission. That particular commission seems to be the fast track to the City Council. Current Councilmembers Sam Pedroza and Larry Schroeder both served on Community Services when they were elected to the council.

The City seeks applicants for the Community Services seat vacated by Schroeder after he won election to the council on March 3rd. The City website has more information and a link to an application:

Applicants Sought for Claremont Community Services Commission

Applications are currently being sought to fill a vacancy on the City of Claremont Community Services Commission. Persons interested in being considered for appointment are encouraged to file an application with the City Clerk's office by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2009. Click on the link below to download an application. For more information call (909) 399-5460.

Commissioners are appointed by the City Council based on the results of application reviews and personal interviews. It is the Council's goal to appoint members who reflect the diversity of the community.


Yours may have been one of the 4,000 or so households in Claremont that received a Human Services Dept. survey in the mail. The survey asks about the respondent's usage of city parks and services and also asks what you think are the City's future needs in those areas.

If you didn't receive a survey but would like to participate, it's available online:

City of Claremont Community Needs Survey

The City of Claremont Human Services Department is conducting a Community Needs Survey of randomly selected residents to determine the current usage of parks, facilities, recreation programs/activities, and social services in the City and to find out the future needs of residents in terms of these facilities, programs, and services. Input from the completed surveys will be utilized to determine how the Human Services Department aligns its facilities, programs, activities, and services.

Surveys were mailed to 4,000 randomly selected Claremont households in mid-March 2009. Residents who did not receive a survey through the random sample, but would like their input considered, are invited to complete the survey online. Please click here to take the City of Claremont Community Needs Survey. The survey will be available online through March 31, 2009.

If you have any questions or comments regarding this project and/or the services available through the City of Claremont Human Services Department, please call Kristin Turner at (909) 399-5490.