Our Land Use Committee needs help monitoring development proposals and the county’s permitting process. Illegal short-term rentals in residential areas, large developments at September Ranch and Rancho Canada, proliferating event centers up and down Carmel Valley Road, and changes at Mid-Valley Shopping Center that violate county codes and dishonor the work of architect Olof Dahlstrand are issues currently impacting our valley. The Land Use Committee meets monthly with the county planning department and quarterly with Supervisor Mary Adams.

Description of Work: Reading applications and environmental impact reports, bringing inconsistancies to the attention of officials. Recommending positions to the CVA directors. Following up on resident complaints.

Training and Qualifications:  Understanding of governmental process. Ability to make written and oral presentations. 

Commitment Time:  Varies.  Approximately 3 - 7 hours/mo., including committee meeting. 

Day and Time of Meetings:  Meets second Thursday of each month.

Our Communcations Committe could use your help!

Description of Work:  Identifying and writing stories for the quarterly newsletter

Training and Qualifications:  Awareness of community activities; good writing skills. 

Commitment Time:  Varies.  Approximately 5 hours/mo., including committee meeting 

Day and Time of Meetings:  Meets every other month on the first Thursday  at 2:00 p.m.

And our Membership Committee could use help hosting Carmel Valley events.

Description of Work:  Meet guests, keep attendance, discuss CVA mission, encourage membership in CVA and/or receipt of CVA e-bulletin.

Training and Qualifications:  Prior experience working in public relations or guest services.

Commitment Time: 2 hour shifts at special events throughout the year.

Day and Time of Meetings: not required.