The purpose of the Public Safety
Commission is to foster and maintain effective interaction with law enforcement
and seek to develop a formal mechanism to support such interaction. The scope of
subject matter that is pursued by Public Safety Commission and representatives
of law enforcement are as follows:
||Fire / Life
||Crime Incidents /
Perceptions of Law Enforcement Performance
A. The commission shall consist of six (6)
members who shall be lawful residents of the city and electors during
their respective terms of office. The sixth member shall be appointed
from the members of the Calabasas Emergency Response Program (CERP) or
its successor city emergency response organization.
B. Commissioners nominated by individual
councilmembers shall have a term lasting for the lesser of two (2) years
or until the expiration of the term of the councilmember who nominated
that commissioner. The commissioner nominated from the CERP or its
successor organization shall have a term lasting two (2) years.
Notwithstanding the expiration of a term, a commissioner shall continue
until his or her successor has been appointed.
C. If a vacancy occurs other than by
expiration of a term, a new commissioner shall be appointed in the
manner as set forth in this section and shall serve the unexpired
portion of the term.
D. The commission may appoint or reappoint
a high school student lawfully resident in the city as a nonvoting
commissioner for a one-year term.
The commissioners shall serve without
compensation, but may receive reimbursement for actual and necessary
expenses incurred in connection with the performance of their duties. No
expense of any kind shall be incurred by the commission or any
commissioner, unless first authorized and approved by the city council.