The Hermosa Beach Planning Commission helps maintain the community in a variety of functions. This includes the…More long-range organization of the city's general plan, short-term projects and land-use controls, all with adherence to the code. The commission acts as an adviser to the Hermosa Beach City Council on all matters concerning zoning and various permits.
The commission's five members must be qualified electors of the city. Members serve four-year terms. The commission meets in the City Council Chambers at 7 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month. In December, however, the board meets on the month's first Wednesday.
The commission is affiliated with the Hermosa Beach Community Development Department. That department also acts as a liaison to the City Council and Planning Commission on land use and developmental matters for Hermosa Beach.
Members: Kent Allen, Peter Hoffman, Shawn Darcy, Ron Pizer, Sam Perrotti
This seven-member commission provides advice and recommendations to the Hermosa Beach City Council on how city…More residents can prepare and respond to emergencies. The group provides, for the City Council, an updated emergency preparedness plan and help with promoting the theme of emergency preparedness to the community. The board also coordinates emergency response volunteers and makes grant applications for emergency preparedness revenues.
Members must be residents of the city and will serve four-year terms. The commission meets regularly in the City Council Chambers at 7 p.m. on the first Monday of each month.
Members: Alan Benson, Patricia Ellis, William Hallett, Tracy Hopkins, Carol Russell, George Schmeltzer