Monday, November 30, 2020

The Collier County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications for positions on several advisory committees.

The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee currently has three vacancies, one for a member in the category, real estate, with a term to expire on October 1, 2013, and one for a member in the category, area of labor actively engaged in home building, with a term to expire October 1, 2013, and one member as, an alternate, with a term to expire October 1, 2013. It is required that one of the applicants reside in Immokalee. Thesis 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. Terms are three years.

The Black Affairs Advisory Board has one vacancy for a term expiring on June 25, 2013 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 will be four years.

The Collier County Planning Commission has one term that expired on October 1, 2011 representing District 2. This nine-member committee assists in the formulation and review of the Comprehensive Land Use Plan, Land Development Code, and amendments to both, and then submits their recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners for final decision. Members are required to file a Form 1, Statement of Financial Interest each year with the Supervisor of Elections. Terms are four years.

The Consumer Advisory Board (CAB) has two vacancies for terms expiring on December 1, 2015. This board was created on May 26, 2009, by Ordinance No. 2009-27. This five-member board was created for the purpose of hearing any appeals from adverse administrative decisions regarding a public vehicle license permit. They will also hear all public consumer issues. No member of the CAB shall be a current motor vehicle for hire owner or operator, nor shall they be a family member of the same household of a current motor vehicle for hire owner or operator. After initial appointments, terms will be four years.

The Development Services Advisory Committee has six terms expiring on December 14, 2011, representing land planner, engineer, structural engineer, environmental planner, general contractor and residential commercial construction. This committee is composed of 15 members and represents the various aspects of the development industry. The purpose of this committee is to provide reports and recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners to assist in the enhancement of operational efficiency and budgetary accountability within the Growth Management/Planning & Regulation Division and to serve as a primary communication link between the Growth Management/Planning& Regulation Division, the development industry and the citizens of Collier County. Terms are for four years.

The Golden Gate Beautification Advisory Committee has one term expiring on October 6, 2011 representing Precinct #323. This five- member committee assists the Board of County Commissioners in handling the matters pertaining to the taxing district which was formed for the purpose of beautification and maintenance of landscape improvements within the road right of way as described by ordinance boundaries. Terms are four years.

The Golden Gate Community Center Advisory Committee has three terms expiring on December 31, 2011. This five-member committee assists the Board of County Commissioners by reviewing and making recommendations regarding the budget and operation of the community center. Applicants must reside within the Golden Gate Community Center MSTU District. Terms are two years.

The Golden Gate Estates Land Trust Committee has one vacancy for a candidate to serve until October 13, 2014. This five-member committee serves in an advisory capacity tithe 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. Applicants must reside within the subdivision known as “Golden Gate Estates.”

The Hispanic Affairs Advisory Committee has three vacancies, two terms to expire June 25, 2013 and one term to expire June 25, 2015. 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 Immokalee Beautification MSTU Advisory Committee has one vacancy for a new term to expire on March 13, 2016. This five-member committee advises the Board of County Commissioners on the budget and related matters pertaining to the beautification taxing district. Members must be residents of the Immokalee Beautification Taxing District.

The Immokalee Enterprise Zone Development Agency has one vacancy for a term to expire on April 4, 2013, representing a Resident in Zone. This 13-member committee was created on March 28, 1995, by Ordinance 95-22 to induce private investment into distressed areas to create economic opportunities and sustainable economic development for designated areas. The committee has representation from the Immokalee Chamber of Commerce, financial or insurance entities, businesses operating within the nominated area, residents living within the nominated area, nonprofit community-based organizations operating within the nominated area, local Workforce Development Board, local code enforcement agency, and local law enforcement agency. This committee also serves as the Immokalee Redevelopment Board.

The Isles of Capri Fire Control District Advisory Committee has two terms expiring on December 31, 2011. This five-member committee advises the Board on the budget and operation of the Isles of Capri Fire Control District. Terms are two years and members must reside within the boundaries of the Isles of Capri Municipal Fire Services Taxing District.

The Radio Road East of Santa Barbara Boulevard to Davis Boulevard Advisory Committee has one vacancy for a new term that will expire on October 27, 2015. The five-member committee was established on July 28, 2009 by Ordinance No. 2009-44 to recommend to the Board of County Commissioners an itemized budget of the amount of money required to carry out the business of the MSTU, recommend work programs and priorities in accordance with the adopted budget/budget amendments in carrying out the MSTU and may adopt guidelines to govern its operation and the operation of the MSTU, subject to approval by the Board of County Commissioners. Members must reside within the MSTU. Terms will be four years.

The Vanderbilt Beach Beautification MSTU Advisory Committee has one vacancy for a new term that will expire on November 13, 2015. This five-member committee was established on July 31, 2001 by Ordinance No. 2001-43 to aid and assist the BCC in carrying out the purposes of the MSTU, to prepare and recommend to the BCC an itemized budget for the MSTU and recommend work programs and priorities to the County Manager. Members must be permanent residents within the MSTU. Terms will be four years.

The Value Adjustment Board is seeking applications for one alternate citizen member. The Value Adjustment Board considers recommendations of the Special Magistrates on tax petitions regarding exemptions, classifications, assessed values, and untimely petitions for the current tax year. The citizen members must own homestead property within Collier County and may not be a member of or employee of a taxing authority and may not represent other property owners in any administrative or judicial review of property taxes. The citizen members should also be available to attend VAB meetings at the Government Center three times during the year. Some knowledge of real property and appraisal practice is encouraged.

The Water and Wastewater Authority has one vacancy for a new term that will expire on May 21, 2015; this is for a technical member. This five-member council was established on February 27, 1996, by Ordinance No. 96?6 to regulate utility rates and related matters regarding non?exempt water and wastewater utilities in unincorporated Collier County. Members are required to file a Form 1 Statement of Financial Interests each year with the Supervisor of Elections. The terms will be four years.

The Housing Finance Authority has one vacancy for a new term to expire on July 24, 2015 and two vacancies for new terms to expire on November 11, 2015. This five-member authority was created by County Ordinance No. 80-66 on July 29, 1980, pursuant to Chapter 159, Part IV, of the Florida Statutes as a governmental body authorized to issue tax exempt bonds. Not less than a majority of the members shall be knowledgeable in one of the following fields; labor, finance or commerce. Terms are four 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 October 26, 2011

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