County Library Commission
The commission advises the Board of Supervisors and county librarian, provides a community link to the County Library and establishes a forum for the community to express its views regarding goals and operations of the County Library. The commission meets the fourth Thursday of alternate months at 7 p.m. at 75 Santa Barbara in Pleasant Hill.
Emergency Medical Care Committee
The Emergency Medical Care Committee (EMCC) reviews the operations of each of the following at least annually: ambulance services operating within the county, emergency medical care offered within the county, and first aid practices in the county.
The EMCC holds at least four meetings annually: on the second Wednesday of March, June, September and December at 4 p.m. in the Contra Costa County Schools Insurance Group, 550 Ellinwood Way in Pleasant Hill.
Contra Costa County Fire Protection District’s Fire Advisory Commission
The commission reviews and advises on annual operations and capital budgets; reviews district expenditures; and reviews and advises on long-range capital improvement plans. The commission meets the second Monday of February, April, June, August, October and December in the Administration Building, 2010 Geary Road in Pleasant Hill.
Bethel Island Municipal Advisory Committee
The council advises the Board of Supervisors on land use and planning matters affecting Bethel Island, and may represent the community before the Board of Supervisors, the East County Regional Planning Commission and the Zoning Administrator on such issues as land use, planning and zoning. The committee meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. in Scout Hall, 3190 Ranch Lane in Bethel Island.
Fish and Wildlife Committee
The committee, which advises the Board of Supervisors on fish and wildlife issues, meets the third Wednesday of the month at 3 p.m. in the Road Maintenance Division lunch room (squad room), 2475 Waterbird Way in Martinez.
Candidates for these positions must live in District III or any specified boundary area for special districts. District III comprises the cities of Antioch, Brentwood and Oakley, plus the unincorporated communities of Bethel Island, Blackhawk, Byron, Diablo, Discovery Bay and Knightsen.
Applications, which may be downloaded from the county’s website, www.contra.napanet.net/maddybook, should be submitted to the Clerk of the Board’s office, 651 Pine St. in Martinez. For more information, including on how to apply, call Supervisor Piepho’s Deputy Chief of Staff Lea Castleberry at 925-240-7260 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.