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Advisory Board Vacancies

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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 Black Affairs Advisory Board has five current vacancies, and another seat expiring in June. 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 for 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 Coastal Advisory Committee has two seats expiring in May, for representatives from the City of Naples and the City of Marco Island. This 9 member committee assists the Board of County Commissioners with its establishment of unified beach erosion control and inlet management programs within the unincorporated and incorporated areas of Collier County, and advises the Board of County Commissioners and the Tourist Development Council (TDC) of project priorities with respect to funding sources that are available to Collier County for restoration and protection of its shoreline.  The committee is composed of 3 members from the unincorporated area of Collier County, 3 members from the City of Naples and 3 members from the City of Marco Island.  Appointments of members from the City of Naples and the City of Marco Island shall be appointed from a list containing one or more qualified applicants submitted by the respective governing bodies of those Cities.  Selection for membership on this committee will be based upon the applicant’s familiarity with coastal processes, inlet dynamics, coastal management programs, or demonstrated interest in such programs; relevant education and experience; leadership and involvement in community affairs; and willingness to attend meetings and to undertake and complete assignments. Terms are 4 years.

The Conservation Collier Land Acquisition Advisory Committee has two vacancies. 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 one seat expiring in June. Applicants should be either a licensed electrical contractor, a licensed plumbing contractor, a licensed mechanical contractor, or a licensed roofing contractor. This 9 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 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 5 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 two seats expiring in May. The purpose of this 5 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 Industrial Development Authority has two seats expiring in June. This five member authority has the power to sell industrial revenue bonds. Money generated from the bonds is used to construct industrial plants, equipment and other facilities which would then be leased or sold to private industry. Terms are four years.

The Ochopee Fire Control District Advisory Committee has a vacancy for a representative from Everglades City (applicants must be recommended by the Mayor of Everglades City). This five member committee advises the Board of County Commissioners on the budget and operation of the Ochopee Fire Control District. Terms are two years.

The Radio Road Beautification Advisory Committee has two vacancies. 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 Water and Wastewater Authority has one seat expiring in May, in the lay member category. This 5 member authority regulates utility rates and related matters regarding non-exempt water and wastewater utilities in unincorporated Collier County.  Three members shall be technical in nature, with expertise in engineering, finance and/or business administration.  The remaining 2 members shall be lay members, appointed on the basis of individual civic pride, integrity, and experience in any area of regulation.  Members are required to file a Form 1 Statement of Financial Interests each year with the Supervisor of Elections.  Terms are 4 years.


To apply for an advisory committee vacancy, submit an application online at, or:
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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 Please forward to the attention of Wanda Rodriguez, County Attorney's Office, 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 800, Naples, Florida 34112-5746.