City Council Appointed Advisory Boards

City Council has two Advisory Boards and one Advisory Committee.   Each Advisory Board or Committee are composed of Westlake Village residents, in which City Council approves all appointments.  

Cultural Recreation Advisory Board assists the City in raising the overall level of awareness and importance of Cultural and Recreational activities in the community.   Among other responsibilities, it is designed to encourage greater citizen awareness of Cultural and Recreation activities in the City, Special Events, parks and the operation of recreational facilities and to provide input and recommendations to the City Council on topics and subjects that are assigned to it from time to time.   Youth or Student members may be appointed to this advisory board.

Members serve a two-year term.  For Youth or student members, the term is two years or until graduation, whichever occurs first.  The Cultural Recreation City Council Committee conducts interviews and makes recommendations for City Council ratification on all appointments.  Meetings as scheduled. All members must complete and file a Form 700, as stated on the City's Conflict of Interest Resolution. 

Public Safety Advisory Board assists the City in raising the overall level of awareness and importance of both public safety and emergency preparedness in the community.  Among other responsibilities, it is designed to encourage greater citizen awareness of public safety, promote public safety education and emergency preparedness training, and review and provide input and recommendations to the City Council on public safety topics and subjects that are assigned to it from time to time. 

Members serve a four-year term.  The Public Safety City Council Committee conducts interviews and makes recommendations for City Council ratification on all appointments.  Meetings as scheduled.    All members must complete and file a Form 700, as stated on the City's Conflict of Interest Resolution.  

Community Service Grant Advisory Committee assists the City with reviewing Grant Applications and make recommendations that provide community and cultural programs to Westlake Village resident. Not-for profit organizations that serve the residents in the greater City of Westlake Village community are eligible to compete for the funding.  

Members serve a one-year term with no more than three consecutive terms.  Each Councilmember appoints one committee member.   The Cultural Recreation City Council Committee also serve on this committee.  There is no set meeting schedule.  Grant applications are posted annually, due in January.  Appointments are made in January/February.   Meetings held February through April, with recommendations on grant allocations. City Council ratifies all appointments.  All members must complete and file a Form 700, as stated on the City's Conflict of Interest Resolution.  


For more details on each advisory body, or to see meeting agendas, use the link on the left of this page.