Brisbane Planning Changes

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Theresa Maturo, having served on the Brisbane Planning Commission since April of 2005, was honored at the October 4th City Council meeting for her service and dedication to the community. Soon to be moving out of Brisbane, Theresa submitted her resignation, and said at her recognition ceremony how much she "absolutely and thoroughly enjoyed" being a part of the Brisbane community and serving on the Planning Commission.

Approximately one year remains on her term and the City Council is now accepting applications for this position.  Once this one-year term expires, the City Council will begin the recruitment process for a full, 4-year term.  Click here to learn more about the primary duties of the Planning Commission.  If you are interested in applying for this one-year term, please contact Sheri Spediacci at 415-508-2113 or send her an e-mail at  The deadline to apply has been extended to November 15, 2010.

Also at that October 4th City Council meeting, former Interim Community Development Director John Swiecki was sworn in by the City Clerk as the City's new Community Development Director.  John will continue working on the projects of former Community Development Director Bill Prince, which include the Baylands, Sierra Point Design Guidelines, Housing Element, and General Plan update.

To hear more about Brisbane's key issues, planning, and finances, be sure to attend the State of the City address next Tuesday, October 26th, at the Radisson Hotel (5000 Sierra Point Parkway).  Sponsored by Seton Medical Center and the Brisbane Chamber of Commerce, the event will feature Mayor W. Clarke Conway giving a "year-in-review" and what 2011 may bring.  In case you're not able to make it, the event will also be videotaped, played on Channel 27, and made available on the website.  We'll notify you in a blog post when that will be ready for your viewing pleasure!