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Advisory Board Vacancies

The Collier County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications for positions on several advisory committees. Scroll to the bottom of this page for instructions on how to apply.

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 a vacancy for an alternate member seat. 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 one seat 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. 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 newly re-established County Government Productivity Committee is seeking applications for seven open seats: five members shall represent each of the five commission districts, and two 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. Members must have special expertise and experience related to managing large organizations, and be balanced in representing the views of the community. This committee reviews the efficiency of departments of county government under the jurisdiction of the Board of County Commissioners, and reports its findings and recommendations to the BCC. Initial terms are one or two years.

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 Educational Facilities Authority has three seats expiring in March. The purpose of this five-member authority is to assist institutions for higher education in the construction, financing, and refinancing of projects. One member shall be a trustee, director, officer, or employee of an institution for higher education located in Collier County. Terms are five 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 Haldeman Creek Dredging Maintenance Advisory Committee has two seats expiring in March. Applicants must reside within the boundaries of the MSTU. This five-member committee was created to aid and assist the Board of County Commissioners in carrying out the MSTU, to prepare and recommend an itemized budget, and to recommend work programs and priorities. Members will be appointed from different parcels, subdivisions and/or communities within the MSTU. Terms are four 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 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 Public Transit Advisory Committee has two seats expiring in March, representing transit riders, and the School Board. This seven-member committee makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners in matters related to transit policies, issues, programs and plans to provide mass transit services to the citizens of Collier County. Terms are three years.

The Radio Road Beautification Advisory Committee has one vacancy. 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 http://www.colliergov.net/your-government/advisory-boards/online-advisory-board-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.