The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee currently has one vacancy, for a term that will expire on October 1, 2013; the member will represent “labor active in home building.” This is an 11-member committee created by Ordinance 91?65 as amended to monitor the implementation of the Affordable Housing Task Force’s recommendations, and the goals, objectives, and policies of the Housing Elements of the County’s Growth Management Plan and the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Terms are three years.
The Airport Authority Advisory Board has four vacancies; three of the new terms expire August 10, 2015, one of these members must be a resident of Marco Island. The remaining vacancy is for a term to expire August 10, 2013. The seven-member Airport Authority Advisory Board was created by Ordinance 2010-11 and has the responsibility for the construction, improvement, equipment, development, regulation, operation and maintenance of the airports and airport facilities. Members must file a Form 1 Statement of financial Interests each year with the Supervisor of Elections.
The Black Affairs Advisory Board has four vacancies. This nine-member board identifies and evaluates concerns unique to the black community. The board reviews and recommends ways to ensure open communication between minorities and Collier County Government to help promote and foster better understanding by Collier County Government of the challenges facing the minority community.
The Golden Gate Estates Land Trust Committee has one vacancy for a term that will expire on October 13, 2014, for applicants residing in Golden Gate Estates Units 21-22,36-47, 52-53, 59-93 or those units located south of Alligator Alley. This five-member committee serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of County Commissioners for the purpose of carrying out the requirements, conditions and various provisions of an agreement relating to the use of land, or funds derived from the sale of land, conveyed to the county by Avatar Properties Inc. (f/k/a GAC Properties Inc.). Terms are four years.
The Hispanic Affairs Advisory Committee has two terms expiring on June 25, 2011. This nine- member board identifies and evaluates problems unique to the Hispanic community, reviews and recommends ways to ensure open communication between the minorities and Collier County Government and provides periodic reports to the Board of County Commissioners. Terms are four years.
The Conservation Collier Land Acquisition Advisory Committee has a vacancy for a term expiring on February 11, 2013. This nine-member committee was created by OrdinanceNo. 2002-63 and their primary responsibility is to recommend to the BCC an Active Properties Acquisition List with qualified purchase recommendations of environmentally sensitive lands consistent with the goals of the Conservation Collier Land Acquisition Program. Members shall have expertise, knowledge or interest in ecology, conservation of natural resources, real estate or land acquisition, land appraisal, land management, eco-tourism or environmental education. Terms are three years.
The Pelican Bay Services Division has a vacancy and this term will expire on March 31, 2014. This 11- member board was established by Ordinance 2002-27, as amended, to provide input to the Board of CountyCommissioners in carrying out the purposes of the Pelican Bay Municipal Service Taxing and Benefit Unit as set forth in the Ordinance; recommend to the BCC an itemized budget, work programs, and priorities to the BCC in accordance with the adopted budget orbudget amendments.
The Rock Road Improvement MSTU Advisory Committee has three vacancies for this newly formed committee. The Board of County Commissioners at their meeting on June 14, 2011amended Ordinance No. 2006-56 and created the Rock Road Improvement MSTU Advisory Committee. The Committee shall consist of three (3) members who generally represent the area within the MSTU. Members of the Committee shall be appointed by and serve at the pleasureof the Board of County Commissioners. Two (2) members shall be permanent residents within the MSTU and electors of Collier County. One (1) member may be an owner of residential or commercial property within the MSTU or an appointed representative of a businesslocated within the MSTU or an appointed representative of a business located within the MSTU and an elector of Collier County. An owner of residential or commercial property may be an individual, an officer of a corporation, or a partner of a partnership. TheBoard of County Commissioners shall consider appointment of members from different parcels, subdivisions and/or the communities within the MSTU. Initial appointments will be two (2) members for terms of two (2) years, one (1) member shall be appointed for three(3) years. Thereafter terms will be three (3) years.
How to apply for an advisory committee on-line:
Go to www.colliergov.net
Across the top of the screen you will see tabs:
Click on “I want to”
Click on “apply for”
Click on “advisory boards & committees”
After you complete the application, at the bottom,
Click on “E-mail Ian Mitchell”
You will receive a confirmation that your application was sent. Note: You must put your e-mail address in the application to receive a copy of your application.
Residents interested in applying for advisory committee positions can also obtain an application by calling 252-8097 or from www.colliergov.net. Please forward to the attention of Ian Mitchell, Executive Manager, Board of County Commissioners, 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 303, Naples, Florida 34112-5746, and FAX to 252-6406. The deadline for acceptance of applications is July 12, 2011.