City of Vernon California

Public Meetings

City of Vernon City Council, Agency, Commission and Committee meetings are open to the public, and are held in the Council Chambers, 4305 S. Santa Fe Avenue, unless otherwise noticed.  Notices and Agendas for said meetings are posted in accordance with Ralph M. Brown Act requirements.   Please use the menu to the left to select the meeting type in order to view meeting agendas, notices and minutes.

SUMMARY OF SCHEDULED MEETINGS

For reference, the below provides a summary for all regularly scheduled public meetings.  In order to receive an email notification of upcoming public meetings, please email your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  You can also visit out Community Calendar for upcoming dates.

BY ORDER OF BEING HEARD:

                                            Time                       Day                         Frequency                 
City Council  9:00 AM   1st & 3rd Tuesday  Monthly
Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency (SA)  9:00 AM  1st Tuesday  February and  September
Public Benefits Resource Committee (PBRC)  9:00 AM  1st Tuesday    Annually - June
Board of Library Trustees (Library)  9:00 AM  1st Tuesday  Annually - June
Industrial Development Authority (IDA)  9:00 AM  1st Tuesday  Annually - December
Vernon Historic Preservation Society (VHPS)  9:00 AM  1st Tuesday  Annually - December
Oversight Board of the Successor Agency to the Redevelopment Agency (OB)  4:00 PM  1st Thursday  February and  September
Green Vernon Commission (GVC)  3:30 PM  3rd Wednesday Quarterly -March, June,    September, & December
Vernon Housing Commission (VHC)  6:00 PM  2nd Wednesday Quarterly -March, June, September, & December
Vernon CommUNITY Fund Grant Committee (VCF)  10:00 AM  3rd Wednesday Quarterly - February, May, August, & November
Vernon Business and Industry Commission (BIC)  9:00 AM  2nd Thursday Quarterly - February, May, August, & November

        * Summary Schedule pdf

VERNON LOCAL APPOINTMENTS LIST

The City of Vernon is dedicated to a public-private partnership.  As such, many of our Commission and Committee Boards are comprised of outside representatives.  The following appointment list provides current members and term dates for all City Commissions and Committees.  This notice is provided in compliance with the Maddy Act, Government Code 54970 et seq.

NOTE: The names on this list are subject to change based on term expirations and unscheduled vacancies.  For a current list of members, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (323) 583-8811, extension 546 or at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Click here for the most recent notice of unscheduled vacancies.


 

APPEALS BOARD – BUILDING AND SAFETY

 Name  Classification  Appointed On  Term
 Reid Delphey  Engineer  11/15/11  Not specified
 Jeff Herman  General Contractor  11/15/11  Not specified
 Barry Segal  Architect  11/15/11  Not specified
 Richard Pena  Electrical Contractor  11/15/11  Not specified
 Matt Simon  Architect  11/15/11  Not specified

 

In accordance with Section 113 of the California Building Code, Section 89.108.8 of the California Electrical Code, Section 1101 of the Administrative Provisions for the Electrical Code, Section 110 of the California Mechanical Code and Section 1.8.8 of the California Plumbing Code an appeals board is to be established by the governing authority to decide any appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the building official relative to the application and interpretation of the building code.  The board is appointed by the governing body, in this case the City Council, and shall hold office at its pleasure.


 

GREEN VERNON COMMISSION

 Name  Classification  Appointed On*  Term
 Jim A. Andreoli, Jr.  Business Rep. No. 1 09/06/16 by Council  June 2020
 Armando S. Espinoza  Labor Rep. No. 1 09/06/16 by Council  June 2020
 Jaime Villanueva  Labor Rep. No. 2 07/01/14 by Ord. 1222 June 2018
 Jose Lizarraga  Business Rep. No. 2 09/06/16 by Council   June 2020
 Michael Gavina  Business Rep No. 3 07/01/14 by Ord. 1222 June 2018
 Hector J. Garcia  Environmental Justice 09/06/16 by Council   June 2020
 David Honda  Environmental Rep. 07/01/14 by Ord. 1222 June 2018

 

The Green Vernon Commission consists of the following per Ordinance No. 1188: Three (3) Business Representatives for Vernon's business Community (Including the President of the Vernon Chamber of Commerce or his/her Designee), two (2) labor representatives, and two (2) environmental representatives (one of which shall be from the environmental justice community). The Commission meets regularly quarterly (March, June, September, and December) on the third Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. in the Vernon Council Chambers. Members of the City Council do not sit on the Green Vernon Commission. Each of the seven (7) appointed members of the Commission shall receive one hundred dollars ($100) per meeting, up to a maximum of two hundred dollars ($200) in any calendar month, as well as their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties. (City of Vernon, Article XIX, Section 2.152). Meeting attendance is required to receive compensation. Members of the Green Vernon Commission are allowed to serve on more than one commission at the same time.


 VERNON HOUSING COMMISSION

 Name  Classification  Appointed On  Term
 Melissa Ybarra  Council Member  06/20/17 by Council  June 2021
 Kyle Cooper  Business Rep. No. 1  08/04/15 by Council  June 2019
 Hector Garcia  Employee of a Business  08/04/15 by Council  June 2019
 Frank Gavina  Business Rep. No. 2  06/20/17 by Council  June 2021
 Steve Florman  Business Rep. No. 3  08/04/15 by Council June 2019
 Carol Menke  Resident No. 2 7/18/17 by Council   June 2019*
 Steven Froberg  Resident No. 1  06/20/17 by Council  June 2021

 *serving an unexpired term

The Vernon Housing Commission consists of the following per Ordinance No. 1183: Member of the City Council, two (2) residents, (3) business representatives, and an employee of a business. The Commission meets regularly quarterly (March, June, September, and December) on the second Wednesday at 6:00 p.m. in the Vernon Council Chambers. The member of the Vernon Housing Commission who also serves on the City Council shall not receive compensation for their attendance at Vernon Housing Commission meetings. All other Commission members shall receive one hundred dollars ($100) per meeting, up to a maximum of two hundred dollars ($200) in any calendar month, as well as their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties. (City of Vernon, Article XIX, Section 2.129). Meeting attendance is required to receive compensation. Members of the Vernon Housing Commission are allowed to serve on more than one commission at the same time.


 VERNON CommUNITY FUND GRANT COMMITTEE

 Name  Classification  Appointed On  Term
 Leticia Lopez  Council Member  06/20/17 by Council  June 2019
 Steve Veres  Legislative Rep. No. 1  07/01/16 by Council  June 2018
 Julia Juarez  Legislative Rep. No. 2  06/20/17 by Council  June 2019
 Sandra Villarreal
 Vernon Area Rep. No. 1 11/01/16 by Council June 2018
 Michael Gavina  Vernon Area Rep. No. 2  06/20/17 by Council  June 2019
 Steven Froberg  Vernon Area Rep. No. 3  06/20/17 by Council  June 2019
 Juliet Goff  Business Rep.  07/01/16 by Council  June 2018

 

The Vernon CommUNITY Fund Grant Committee consists of the following per Ordinance No. 1218: Member of the City Council, two (2) Legislative Representatives, (3) Vernon Area Representatives, and a Business Representative.  The Committee meets regularly quarterly (February, May, August, and November) on the third Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. in the Vernon Council Chambers. A member of the Grant Committee who also serves on the City Council shall not receive compensation for his or her attendance at Grant Committee meetings. All other Grant Committee members shall receive one hundred dollars ($100) per meeting, up to a maximum of two hundred dollars ($200) in any calendar month, as well as their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties. (City of Vernon, Article XX, Section 2.160(d)). Meeting attendance is required to receive compensation. Members of the Vernon CommUNITY Fund Grant Committee are allowed to serve on more than one commission/committee at the same time.


 VERNON BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY COMMISSION

 Name  Classification  Appointed On  Term
 Robert Wendoll  Business Representative  07/01/16 by Council  June 2020
 Eric Gustafson  Business Representative  11/04/14 by Council  June 2018
 Douglas Pittman  Business Representative  11/04/14 by Council  June 2018
 Jack Whalen
 Real Estate Representative 11/01/16 by Council  June 2018*
 Jack Cline  Real Estate Representative 07/01/16 by Council  June 2020
 Stan Stosel  Employee/Labor Representative  11/04/14 by Council  June 2018
 William Davis  City Council Representative  07/01/16 by Council  June 2020

 *serving an unexpired term

The Vernon Business and Industry Commission consists of the following per Ordinance Nos. 1223 and 1225: Three (3) individuals that represent the owner or operator of a business located in Vernon, two (2) individuals that have knowledge of the Vernon real estate market; one (1) individual who is employed by a business located in Vernon or who is a member of a labor union that represents workers at a business located in Vernon, and one (1) current member of the Vernon City Council. The Commission meets regularly quarterly (February, May, August, and November) on the second Thursday at 9:00 a.m. in the Vernon Council Chambers. Commission members shall receive one hundred dollars ($100) per meeting, up to a maximum of two hundred dollars ($200) in any calendar month, as well as their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties. City Councilmember shall receive no compensation as a Commission member. (City of Vernon, Article XX, Section 2.182). Meeting attendance is required to receive compensation. Members of the Vernon Business and Industry Commission are allowed to serve on more than one commission at the same time.