Santa Rosa (CA) selects members for open government task force

Santa Rosa's Open Government Task Force has finished selecting its members and set its first meeting for April 3.

Vice Mayor Robin Swinth and Councilwoman Erin Carlstrom are heading the 11-member task force, which is charged with producing a report about the city's commitment to open and transparent government.

“I think the panel represents a group of people with diverse backgrounds who are going to add a lot to this discussion,” Swinth said Tuesday.

The other members of the group include two members from other city boards and commissions and seven members of the public. The two city board members selected are planning commissioners Ashle Crocker, an environmental and land-use attorney, and Peter Stanley, a development consultant. Continue>>>