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The City of Fountain Valley receives applications on an ongoing basis from volunteers who would like to serve on the following Committees, Commissions and Boards. The City Council makes appointments annually to view a current list of upcoming vacancies please see click here. Applications are available in the City Clerk’s office located at 10200 Slater Avenue, Fountain Valley or by clicking on the link below. For further information, contact the City Clerk’s office at (714) 593-4445.  Below is a list of the City's Boards and Commissions as well as a link to more information. Click here for the Application for 2015

Planning Commission

Fountain Valley Community Foundation

Housing and Community Development Advisory Board

Advisory Committee for the Disabled       Home Page  
Fountain Valley Oversight Board              



The Planning Commission acts in accordance with the ordinances of the City and State laws. It makes recommendations to the Council regarding amendment or repeal of a Master Plan, development within the City, subdivision of land, blighted and substandard areas of the City, zoning and land use, etc.

Meets on 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. as needed in the Fountain Valley Council Chamber. The Planning & Building Director may schedule a second monthly meeting, on the 4th Wednesday of the month, as needed.

Chair: Stephen Brown

Vice Chair: Bradley Gaston

Commissioners: Carol Proctor, Patrick Harper, Javid Huseynov, Jim Cunneen (Alternate)

Staff Rep: Andrew Perea (714) 593-4425.



At the November 20, 2007 City Council Meeting, the Fountain Valley Community Foundation was established.  This Foundation will be organized exclusively for charitable purposes.  More specifically, to solicit, receive, invest and make grants of funds, property and other resources and to provide direct charitable services to aid, sponsor, promote, advance and assist worthy activities, programs and services in the City of Fountain Valley; and to establish and maintain a permanent collection of named funds that carry out the diverse charitable purposes specified by the governing body and donors.

The Fountain Valley Community Foundation Board’s initial functions and responsibilities will be to adopt governing bylaws, develop a budget and setup accounts, file with both Federal and State agencies, apply for non profit status, establish goals, manage assets, develop marketing publication to attract financial support, and assist worthy activities, programs and services in the City of Fountain Valley.

The Foundation Board meets on the 3rd Thursday of every month at 5:30pm at The Center at Founders Village, Senior and Community Center, 17967 Bushard Street, Fountain Valley.

Please contact Secretary/Treasurer, Rob Frizzelle, at 714-593-4449. Visit the FVCF website at www.fvcommunityfoundation.org

Board of Directors:
President: Yvan Cao
Vice-President: Cheryl Norton
Secretary/Treasurer: Rob Frizzelle
Member at Large: Prem Balani
Member at Large: Steve Nagel
Member at Large: Glenn Grandis
Member at Large: Jo An Poirel


The Committee reviews the City’s ongoing Block Grant Program and makes recommendations for future activities to be undertaken by the City. The Block Grant Program regulations (HUD) require that the City “shall provide citizens with an adequate opportunity to participate in an advisory role in planning, implementing, and assessing the programs.”

Meets 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Fountain Valley Council Chamber. Effective October 1, 2014


Chair: Kimberly Adessian

Vice Chair: Michael Saffel

Members: Stephen Brumm, Gloria Morrison, Tuan Nguyen

Staff Representative: Brent Hoff Housing Coordinator (714) 593-4511 & Andrew Perea (714) 593-4425.




The Advisory Committee’s primary function and responsibilities are to facilitate the development of barrier-free buildings and facilities within the City, assist the various departments in the implementation of specific guidelines for accessible facilities, facilitate the development of recreational programs useable by the disabled, provide information concerning special recreation equipment, work with various levels of education on the development and implementation programs to assure maximum integration for disabled students in such programs and to develop community awareness of the employment potentials of the disabled population.

Meets on 1st Thursday of odd numbered months at 6:30 p.m. in City Hall, Conference Room #1.


Theresa Coakley
John R. Ellison
Lawrence Judson Anna Nagmay
Philip Nisco
Gary Osterbach
Susanne Seiden
Gael Traer
Jan Werts
Jon B. Mayer

Kimberly Adessian


Disability Friendly Business Award Application
Award Application

Staff Representative: Nora Webb 714-593-4447

oversight board to the successor agency to the fountain valley agency for community development

As part of the dissolution of redevelopment the legislature created two entities, the Successor Agency and the Oversight Board to the Successor Agency.  The Successor Agency Board is charged with managing the “wind down” of the former redevelopment agency and the Oversight Board has the duty to oversee the decisions of the Successor Agency Board.  The State Department of Finance has the final say on matters dealing with the funds and assets of the former redevelopment agency.  The Oversight Board consists of seven members, appointed by entities as prescribed by State Law.

Board Members:
Bob Hall
Andrew Perea
Brad Gaston
Cheryl Brothers
Steve Nagel
Rick Nakano
Daniela Thompson

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