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Roll Call: Citrus Preservation Commission

Apply by Feb 26.

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Opening: Volunteer position on the city of Redlands Citrus Preservation Commission.

What They Do: The City of Redlands owns and manages citrus groves spanning 184 acres, producing a variety of oranges and grapefruits. The operation is self-sustaining, utilizing harvest revenue to fund grove maintenance, as stated by the city's Citrus Division.

The Citrus Division is supported by the Citrus Preservation Commission, which serves as an advisor to the City Council on matters pertaining to the acquisition, improvement, preservation, and retention of citrus properties within Redlands.

Recent actions by the Commission include recommending the replanting of the Lugonia Grove and offering guidance to gardeners regarding the citrus quarantine. Past meeting minutes are available here.

Time commitment: Meetings happen at 4:00 p.m. on the 2nd Tuesday of each month in the Municipal Utilities and Engineering Department (MUED) Conference Room. Commission members serve a four year term.

How to apply: Applications can be requested from the city clerk's office (35 Cajon St. Suite 4) or found online here.

Deadline to apply is Feb. 26.

Roll Call is an ongoing series providing information about current openings on the city of Redlands commissions and boards.