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Citizen participation in local government plays an important and active role in the City of Commerce. Elected officials and City employees cannot, by themselves, provide the time, energy, knowledge, and talent needed to keep Commerce the exceptional community that it is. To meet its many needs for skills and public service, Commerce looks for participation from its diverse and widely experienced citizens.

Community Services Commission
Roger Bagne
Gene Reynolds
George A. Cervantes
Georgina M. Escalera
Diane M. Hughes
Staff Liaison: Robert Chavez
Meets: 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber

Education Commission
Kathy Reyes
Lila R. Lieon
Robert Fierro
Elizabeth M. (Liz) Flores
Concha D. MArquez
Staff Liaison: Pamela Cibbarelli
Meets: 2nd & 4th Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber

Library Commission
Barbara Church
Michael Gonzales
Caroline Borunda
Antonia Lupercio
Kelly Jean Perez
Staff Liaison: Pamela Cibbarelli
Meets: 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber

Parks & Recreation Commission
Antonio ( Tony ) Huante
Margaret Saenz
Jesus Armando Cervantes
Tina Del Rio
Marlon Ramirez
Staff Liaison: Jim Jimenez
Meets: 1st & 3rd Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber

Planning Commission
Rosa L. Olmedo
Albert R. Chavez
Michael Arviso
Hectory A. Chacon
Jorge C. Garcia
Staff Liaison: Bob Zarrilli
Meets: 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber

Senior Citizens Commission
Raul M. Elenes, Sr.
Rodrigo Gallegos
Elsie Edwards
Joe Flores
Mary R. Guerrero
Staff Liaison: Robert Lipton
Meets: 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month at 3 p.m. at the City Council Chamber

Traffic Commission
Enrique Cortinas Jr.
Gus M. Lamas
Eugene Baldoni
Michael Becerril Sr.
Raul ( Rudy ) Fernandez
Staff Liaison: Stanley Smalewitz
Meets: 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber

Beautification Committee
Flora Ochoa
Virginia Torres
Cathy Duate
Teresa Hernandez
Esther Herrera
Staff Liaison: Denise Miley
Meets: 2nd Tuesday of every month at 4:30 p.m. in the City Hall North Annex Conference Room

Card Club Advisory Committee
Valerio A. Poliuto
Varmen Mestas
Steve Equihua
Maria G. Guerra
Eva Long
James Filipan Jr.
Jonathan M. Sanchez
Ray "Gordy" Cisneros
Nancy Ramos
Staff Liaison: Vilko Domic
Meets: Quarterly, January 29th; April 30th; July 30th and October 29th, 2003, at 5:15 p.m. in the City Hall Conference Room

Community Safety Advisory Committee
Leticia Santos
Mary Gibson
Sofia Gonzalez
Connie Herrarte
Staff Liaison: Lorretta Gutierrez
Meets: 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. rotating from park to park

Ad HOC Fireworks Committee
RosarioGalvan
Joan Guzman
Gilbert Lopez
Jamie Mcatee Cadenas
Mary Terri Ruiz
Fire Inspector
Jesus Cervantes
Hugo Argumedo
Staff Liaison: Robert Chavez
Meets: Unscheduled

Housing Committee
Pedro ( Pete ) Aguero Jr.
Shelly Romero
Valentina Gonzalez
Irene O. Salazar
Jose Zambrano
Jesus Cervantes
Staff Liaison: Heriberto Valdes
Meets: 1st Wednesday of February, April, June, August, October & December at 5 p.m. in the City Hall Conference Room

Ad HOC Recycling Task Force
Fernando Carrasco
Amalia Cotto
Julia Montoya
Fernando Vandensteen
Roberto Verdin
David Minasian
Dick Toney
Staff Liaison: Doris Powell
Meets: Unscheduled

Youth Advisory Committee
Tawnee Lopez
Brandi Alvarez
Robert Argumedo
Jessica Gonzales
Alex Maldonado
Staff Liaison: Lucinda Blancarte
Meets: 1st & 3rd Monday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Teen Center

Pageant Steering Committee
Ms. Elizabeth Cortez
MRS. BERTHA CERVANTES
Mrs. Elizabeth Munoz
Jeanette Olmedo
Mrs. Elizabeth Patron Loya
Staff Liaison: Beverly Wiggins
Meets: Unscheduled

Design Reiew Committee
Robert Levenstein
Shirley McManus
Virgina Torres
Esther Herrera
Roy Furuto
Stanley Smalewitz
Bob Zarrilli
Staff Liaison: Stanley Smalewitz
Meets: 2nd Tuesday of every month at 4 p.m. in the City Hall Conference Room

Linda Kay Olivieri, City Clerk
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
(323) 722-4805
Fax: (323) 726-6231


City Council Members

Hugo A. Argumedo

Nancy Ramos

Rosalina G. Lopez


Community History


Family Resources


Library

Central Library
5655 Jillson Street
(323) 722-6660

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Atlantic Library
2269 S. Atlantic Blvd.
(323) 780-1176

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Bristow Library
1466 S. McDonnell Ave.
(323) 265-1787

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Greenwood Library
6134 Greenwood Ave.
(562) 927-1516

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Local Parks

The City offers a number of major special events for the residents of Commerce. Traditional events like the Miss Commerce Pageant, 4th of July Celebration, Cinco de Mayo Celebrations, Garden Shows, Parades, 5-K Runs, Craft Fairs, Community Christmas Tree Lighting are just a few. Events are co-sponsored by the City's various organizations and clubs and provided for the enjoyment of all. See the Schedule of Activities for a complete listing of dates and times.
The City's Sports Division is responsible for coordinating all of the City's Youth and Adult Sports Program. The City offers youth sports in baseball, basketball, boxing, flag football, handball, soccer, softball, and volleyball.
The Sports Division also coordinates the organization and competition for the City's All-Star Traveling Teams. The City provides all its youth sports programs to the community of Commerce at no cost to the participant.
The Sports Division also organizes and coordinates the Adult Sports Program. Activities in the Adult Sports Program include men's baseball/softball, coed softball, coed volleyball, basketball and karate.

The City operates two snack bars in the City, one at Rosewood Park and the other at Bristow Park. The park snack bars offer a variety of wholesome delicious and nutritious foods. All food is prepared at the time of the order and just the way the customer likes it.

COMMUNITY CENTERS
Commerce Teen Center
5107 Astor Ave.
Commerce, CA 90040
(323) 838-4246

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Senior Citizens Center
2555 Commerce Way
Commerce, CA 90040
(323) 887-4430

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Bristow Scout Hut
1466 S. McDonnell Ave
Commerce, CA 90040
(323) 526-0784

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James W. Bristow Marksmanship Range
6364 Zindell Ave. / Veterans Park
Commerce, CA 90040
(562) 928-3119

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Aquatorium
2515 Commerce Way
Commerce, CA 90040
(323) 887-4404

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The City operates one Scout Hut, located at Bristow Park, which is approximately a 2,000 sq. ft. facility. The Bristow Scout Hut is utilized by the various scouting organizations in the City of Commerce and the Department of Parks and Recreation for youth programs.

The City of Commerce operates a twenty-lane indoor marksmanship range at Veterans Memorial Park. The Range is open to everyone that has gone through a certified NRA Gun Safety Course and pays the corresponding fee. The Range offers competitive shooting from youth to Masters. The Range also contracts with agencies that need a range for certification and training of their personnel.
James W. Bristow Marksmanship Range
Chief Rangemaster - Elise Cardoza
6364 Zindell Ave. / Veterans Park
Commerce, CA 90040
Tuesday - Friday 1:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Closed Sunday and Monday
(562) 928-3119

Camp Commerce is a year-round organized youth and family camp owned and operated by the City of Commerce. Residents are able to sign up year-round of a variety of camping sessions for youth, family and senior citizens. Camp staff organizes a variety of programs and activities to meet all campers' needs, from active programming to sitting around and enjoying the fresh pine air.
Located ¼ mile from beautiful Lake Arrowhead and Lake Arrowhead Village, the camp has an array of outside activities available. The camp program provides bus transportation to and from the camp, local transportation, meals and cozy sleeping accommodations. The camp has ten two-story cabins, a lodge, pool, basketball and volleyball courts.


Mayor & Mayor Pro Tem

Jesus M. Cervantes

Ray "Gordy" Cisneros


Museums


Police Department


Schools

Bandini Elementary
2318 Couts Avenue
Commerce, CA 90040
(323) 887-7898

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Laguna Nueva Elementary
6300 South Garfield Avenue
Commerce, CA 90040
(562) 806-7812

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Rosewood Park Elementary
2353 South Commerce Way
Commerce, CA 90040
(323) 721- 7027

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Senior Resources

Senior Citizens Center
2555 Commerce Way
Commerce, CA 90040
(323) 887-4430

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Technology & Education Center


U.S. Post Office

City Of Commerce
5670 E Washington Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90040
(323) 722-0277

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Youth Centers & Clubs

Commerce Teen Center
5107 Astor Ave.
Commerce, CA 90040
(323) 838-4246

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