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Library Advisory Commission

The Library Advisory Commission reports and makes recommendations to the Oakland City Council on Oakland Public Library policies; provides citizen oversight of Measure Q tax funds; and advocates on behalf of OPL programs and services.


Mayor's Commission on Aging

​The Mayor’s Commission on Aging was established in 1980 to advise the Mayor and the City Council about issues affecting Oakland seniors.


Mayor's Commission on Persons with Disabilities

The Mayor’s Commission on Persons with Disabilities (MCPD) represents and addresses the concerns of the disability community.


Oakland - Alameda Coliseum JPA Commission

The Oakland - Alameda County Coliseum Authority is a joint powers agency established by the City of Oakland and the County of Alameda to finance improvements to the Coliseum Complex and to manage the Coliseum Complex on behalf of the City and the County.


Oakland Fund for Children & Youth Planning and Oversight Committee (POC)

The POC’s mission is to develop services that embrace children and youth and work toward long-term social change.


Oakland Housing Authority

The Oakland Housing Authority was established to receive federal funds to provide housing for low-income residents of the City of Oakland, California.


Oakland Workforce Development Board

The Oakland WDB oversees the federally-funded employment and training programs and services in Oakland. These programs and services help job seekers gain employment and connect businesses with a qualified workforce.


Paramount Theater of the Arts Board

The Paramount Theatre of the Arts is a non-profit corporation organized for the purpose of operating and maintaining the Paramount Theatre for the benefit of the City of Oakland.


Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission

This Commission is responsible for advising the Mayor, Council, City Administrator, and the Oakland Parks and Recreation Department on all matters relating to the general policy and operation of the parks and recreation system.


Planning Commission

The Planning Commission promotes the orderly growth and development of the City through studies, decisions on development proposals, policy recommendations to the City Council, and related activities.