Community Services

The Community Services Policy Committee reviews issues related to childcare, parks and recreation, libraries, natural disaster preparation, cultural arts, and community and human services programs.


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Policy Committee


Committee Members

The committee's membership is comprised of representatives from each of the Cal Cities professional departments and regional divisions.

Committee Officers

2021 Chair - Kevin Bash, Mayor Pro Tem, Norco
2021 Vice Chair - Stacy Berry, Council Member, Cypress
Meeting Agendas and Highlights

The 2021 Community Services Policy Committee will meet virtually this year on the following dates and times:

  • Friday, January 15, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Friday, April 16, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Friday, June 4, from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.



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Take Action

Our advocacy efforts are strongest when joined by the voices of city leaders. Visit the action center for a list of current priority legislative bills and proposals, and sample letters of support or opposition.


Make your voice heard

Community park and playground

Contact Staff

Dolfie, Derek
Derek Dolfie
Legislative Representative: Environmental Quality, and Community Services
(916) 658-8218

Caroline Cirrincione
Policy Analyst
(916) 658-8250

Curious why Cal Cities supports or opposes certain bills or measures? Advocacy efforts are determined by Annual Conference Resolutions or the Existing Policy and Guiding Principles.