Tuesday, May 11, 2021

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



The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee currently has two vacancies, one for a term that will expireon October 1, 2013 for which the member will represent “labor active in home building” and one for an alternate member with a term to expire on October 1, 2013. One of these applicants must be a resident of Immokalee. 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 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 Collier County Code Enforcement Board has one vacancy for an alternate member with a term to expire on February 14, 2014. This seven-member board, plus two alternate members, is composed of, but not limited to, individuals representing the occupations of architect, businessman, engineer, general contractor, subcontractor and realtor and are considered, in part, on the basis of 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 three years.

The Environmental Advisory Council has one vacancy for a non-technical member with a term to expireJuly 28, 2015. This five-member (plus one alternate member) council acts in an advisory capacity to the Board in matters dealing with the regulation, control, management, use or exploitation of any or all natural resources within the county. Terms are four years.

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 Land Acquisition Advisory Committee has a vacancy for a term expiring on February 11, 2013. This nine-member committee was created by Ordinance No. 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 Ochopee Fire Control District Advisory Committee has one vacancy for a term to expire on December 31, 2011. This five- member committee advises the Board on the budget and operation of the Ochopee Fire Control District. Members must reside within the taxing district. Terms are two 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 June 17, 2011.

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