Friday, October 30, 2020

Collier County Looking For Advisory Committee Members


 

 

The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee has one vacancy in the following category: Advocate for Low Income Persons. This committee was created in accordance with Sect. 420.9076 Fla. Stat., to review policies, procedures, ordinances, land development regulations, and the adopted local government comprehensive plan, and to recommend specific actions or initiatives to encourage affordable housing. Terms are three years.

The Bayshore/Gateway Triangle CRA Board has one vacancy for a resident of the Gateway Triangle area. This nine-member board assists in the implementation of the redevelopment plan for the Bayshore/Gateway Triangle area. Terms are three years.

The Black Affairs Advisory Board has one vacancy. This nine-member committee identifies and evaluates problems unique to the Black Community, reviews and recommends ways to ensure open communication between minorities and Collier County Government and provides periodic reports to the Board of County Commissioners. Terms are four years.

 

 

The Board of Building Adjustments and Appeals has one vacancy. Applicants must represent one of the following professions: a licensed plumbing or mechanical contractor. This five-member board hears appeals on rejections or refusals by the Building Code Compliance Director to approve mode of construction or materials to be used in construction or alteration of a structure. Members must be knowledgeable in the following Collier County Codes: Florida Building Codes, Electrical Code, Fire Prevention Code, Gas Code, Mechanical Code and Swimming Pool Code. Terms are four years. This is a Quasi-Judicial Board.

 

 

The Code Enforcement Board has four seats expiring in February. This seven member board with two alternates is composed of individuals representing the occupations of architect, business owner, engineer, general contractor, subcontractor and realtor, who are considered on the basis of their experience or interest in the areas of the codes and ordinances to be enforced. Members are required to file a Form 1 Statement of Financial Interest each year with the Supervisor of Elections. Terms are 3 years. This is a Quasi-Judicial Board.

The Conservation Collier Land Acquisition Advisory Committee has one vacancy, and three seats expiring in February. This committee’s 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. Membership of the committee shall comprise broad and balanced representation including environmental and conservation interests, agricultural and business interests, educational interests, and general civic and citizen interests within the County. 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 Contractors Licensing Board has two vacancies for a consumer representative, and one seat expiring in February for a building professional to be nominated by the City of Naples. Consumer applicants should have no ties to the construction industry. Building professional applicants should be either a licensed architect, a licensed general contractor, a licensed engineer, a licensed electrical contractor, a licensed plumbing contractor, a licensed mechanical contractor, a licensed roofing contractor, a licensed residential, or a licensed building contractor, AND must first seek nomination by the City of Naples. This nine-member board was created to determine the qualifications of applicants for the various categories of the Contractors’ Certificates of Competency. They also hold hearings to determine if a certificate of competency of any contractor, master or journeyman should be revoked. Terms are three years. This is a Quasi-Judicial Board.

The Development Services Advisory Committee has one vacancy. Members must be one of the following: architect, attorney, land developer, land planner; environmentalist; professional engineer; general contractor; residential/commercial contractor; or utility, plumbing, or electrical contractor. This 15-member committee represents the various aspects of the development industry. The purpose of this committee is to provide reports and recommendations to the BCC to assist in the enhancement of operational efficiency and budgetary accountability within the Growth Management Department and to serve as a primary communication link between the Growth Management Department, the development industry and the citizens of Collier County. Terms are 4 years.

The Golden Gate Community Center Advisory Board has one vacancy. Members must reside within the boundaries of the Golden Gate Community Center Municipal Services Special Taxing District. This five-member committee advises the Board of County Commissioners on the budget and operation of the Golden Gate Community Center. Terms are three years.

The Health Facilities Authority has a seat expiring in February. The purpose of this five-member authority is to assist health facilities in the acquisition, construction, financing and refinancing of projects in any incorporated or unincorporated area within the geographical limits of Collier County. Members must be Collier County residents. Terms are four years.

The Historic/Archaeological Preservation Board has one vacant seat, representing real estate, land development, or finance. Applicants shall have demonstrated interest in the field of historical and archaeological preservation. This sevenmember committee is vested with the power, authority, and jurisdiction to designate, regulate, and administer historical and archaeological resources in Collier County. Terms are three years.

The Immokalee Beautification MSTU Advisory Committee has one vacancy. This five-member committee assists the Board of County Commissioners in the business affairs of the Immokalee Beautification Taxing District, and prepares and recommends an itemized budget to carry out the business of the district for each fiscal year. Applicants must be permanent residents within the MSTU. Terms are four years.

The Immokalee Local Redevelopment Advisory Board has one vacancy for an Immokalee business representative member. This nine-member committee assists in the implementation of the redevelopment plan for the Immokalee area. Terms are three years.

The Lely Golf Estates Beautification Advisory Committee has one vacancy. This five-member committee prepares and recommends an itemized budget for the Lely Golf Estates Beautification Municipal Service Taxing Unit and aids and assists the Board of County Commissioners in carrying out the services of the taxing unit. Members must reside within the boundaries of the municipal service taxing unit. Terms are four years.

The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board has two vacant seats (Urban). This seven-member committee advises the BCC on any matters concerning acquisition, development and programs involving parks and recreation facilities in Collier County. Membership consists of one member from the Immokalee Community Park District and six members from the Naples and Urban Area Community Park District. Terms are four years.

The Pelican Bay Services Division Board has four pending vacancies. One seat representing the Resident category shall expire on March 31, 2019, two seats representing the Resident category shall expire on March 31, 2022, and one seat representing the Commercial/Business category shall expire on March 31, 2022. This 11-member board was established by Ordinance 2002-27, as amended, to provide input to the Board of County Commissioners in carrying out the purposes of the Pelican Bay Municipal Taxing and Benefit Unit as set forth in the Ordinance; recommend an itemized budget, work programs and priorities to the BCC; and exercise control of the day to day operational affairs of the Unit to the maximum extent allowed by law. **The application deadline is January 9, 2018.**

The Radio Road Beautification Advisory Committee has one seat expiring in March. This five-member committee aids and assists the BCC in carrying out the purposes of providing curbing, watering facilities, plantings and maintenance of the median areas as set forth in Ordinance No. 96-84. The committee shall recommend work programs and priorities to the County Administrator. Members shall be permanent residents within the MSTU. Terms are four years.

The newly formed Senior Advisory Committee is seeking applications for nine open seats: five members shall represent each of the five commission districts, and four members shall be at-large members. Applicants for commission district seats must be nominated by the commissioner of the district they reside in. Applicants for at-large seats may be nominated by any commissioner. All members must be 62 years of age or older. The purpose of this committee is to assist the Board of County Commissioners in compiling and identifying issues and relevant best practices concerning senior citizens in Collier County. Terms are one year, unless further extended by the BCC.

To apply for an advisory committee vacancy, submit an application online at www.colliergov.net/your-government/ advisory-boards/online-advisoryboard application, or:

Go to www.colliergov.net

Click on “I Want To”

Click on “Apply For”

Click on “Advisory Boards &

Committees”

After you complete the application, click on “Submit Form.”

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 may also obtain an application by calling 239-252-8400, or from http:// www.colliergov.net/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=25235. Please forward to the attention of Wanda Rodriguez, County Attorney’s Office, 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 800, Naples, Florida 34112-5746.

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