Community Safety Commission

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The purpose of the Community Safety Commission is to promote and enhance community safety and welfare by conducting meaningful and constructive dialogue with the City's law enforcement services provider on law enforcement concerns, issues and priorities, and ensure that concerns are addressed in a collaborative and effective manner.

There are seven members who serve three-year terms. All members are appointed by the Mayor with the confirmation of the City Council. The powers and duties are set forth in Chapter 2.62 of the Vista Municipal Code. City Manager's Office Management Analyst Chirmere Harris is the Staff Liaison.

Qualifications for Membership

Completed applications can be mailed to the City Clerk's Office at 200 Civic Center Drive, Vista, CA 92084 or faxed to (760) 639-6126. For questions regarding the application process, contact Kathy Valdez, City Clerk, 760.643.5320, or e-mail


Regular Meetings are held on the second Thursday of alternating months (January, March, May, July, September, and November) at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers located on the second floor of the Civic Center, 200 Civic Center Drive, Vista, CA 92084. Agenda inquiries should be directed to: Tony Winney at 760.643.5208.

Occasionally, meetings are cancelled. Please click on "Current Meeting Agenda" link below for any Cancellation Notices.

Agendas are posted 72 hours in advance of the Community Safety Commission meeting. Minutes are presented to the Commission for approval at the next regular meeting, and are posted after they are approved.