Community Activities & Beautification Committee

La Palma’s Community Activities and Beautification Committee (CAB) is a citizen’s advisory committee established to make recommendations to the City Council, and develop and implement community events and City beautification projects.

CAB encourages community participation and appreciation of various artistic, cultural and beautification pursuits. CAB promotes cultural appreciation and increases the community's awareness of the many opportunities to participate in various artistic and cultural activities within the area.

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Meetings, Agendas, & Minutes

Meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month (September through June) at 6:30 p.m. at the City Council Chambers.

Special Meetings or Subcommittee Meetings may be held at other dates and times as are deemed necessary in order to carry out the business of the Community Activities and Beautification Committee.

Agendas and Minutes

Committee Members 

The Committee is comprised of 7 members as appointed by the City Council. Committee members are appointed to a four-year term. Each member may only serve two consecutive terms.

The Committee is a very active working committee, which has primary and support roles and responsibilities to ensure the success of the following annual community events and programs, including the Memorial Day Ceremony, the ever-popular Concerts in the Park, the quarterly Home Spotlight awards, the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony and the Arbor Day Celebration.

The current committee members are as follows:

  • Emanuel Aparicio
  • Jonathan Dhauw
  • Alta Duke
  • Naomi Trias

Appointments and Vacancies

Committee members may be appointed for two four-year terms and appointments are made when a vacancy arises on the committee. The City Council reviews applications for committee vacancies and interviews applicants prior to making appointments. The advertising of upcoming vacancies may occur prior to the actual expiration of a committee member’s term, in an effort to fill vacancies as close as possible to the expiration date. Applications for the CAB Committee are available online or at City Hall.