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Boards & Commissions

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Boards, Committees & Commissions

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City Council

The City Council acts upon all legislative matters concerning the City, approving and adopting all ordinances, resolutions, contracts and other matters requiring overall policy decisions and leadership. The Council appoints the City Manager, City Attorney and various other commissions, boards and citizen advisory committees, all of which ensure broad-based input into the affairs of the City.

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Planning Commission

The seven-member Planning Commission advises the City Council in such matters of City planning as zone changes, variances, divisions of property, and future plans for Atascadero growth.

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Design Review Committee

The Design Review Committee in Atascadero, California is a governing body responsible for evaluating and approving the architectural and aesthetic aspects of proposed development projects within the city to ensure adherence to established design guidelines and maintain the visual character of the community.

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Tourism Business Improvement Board

The Tourism Business Improvement Board in Atascadero, California is a dedicated organization that focuses on enhancing the tourism industry by implementing strategic initiatives, marketing campaigns, and collaborative efforts to attract visitors and promote economic growth in the city.

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Citizens' Sales Tax Oversight Committee

The Citizens' Sales Tax Oversight Committee in Atascadero, California is a committee composed of community members who monitor and review the expenditure of sales tax revenue, ensuring transparency, accountability, and appropriate use of funds for designated projects and services that benefit the community.

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Finance Committee

The Finance Committee in Atascadero, California is a group of individuals responsible for overseeing and advising on financial matters, including budgeting, revenue generation, expenditure management, and long-term financial planning, to ensure fiscal stability and sound financial decision-making within the city.

Other Meetings

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Administrative Use Permit

The Administrative Use Permit in Atascadero, California is a regulatory process that allows for the review and approval of specific land uses or activities by the administrative staff, ensuring compliance with zoning regulations and other applicable requirements to maintain orderly development and protect the interests of the community.

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Successor Agency to the Community RDA

The Atascadero City Council adopted Resolution No. 2012-002, electing to serve as the successor to the Community Redevelopment Agency of Atascadero for redevelopment purposes, and also elected to retain the housing assets and functions previously performed by the Community Redevelopment Agency of Atascadero.

Infrastructure Improvements

Public Finance Authority

The Public Finance Authority in Atascadero, California is a governmental entity that facilitates financing options for public projects, such as infrastructure improvements, through the issuance of tax-exempt bonds and other financing mechanisms, enabling the city to fund essential projects for the benefit of its residents and businesses.