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 Affordable Housing Advisory Committee has one current vacancy and two seats expiring on October 1, 2016, in the following categories: Real Estate Professional, Residential Home Building Industry, and Labor Engaged in Home-Building. This committee was created 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. The committee also determines the effect of proposed ordinances of affordable housing, and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners and the Naples City Council; and investigates any other relevant areas so directed by the Board of County Commissioners. Terms are three years.
The Bayshore/Gateway Triangle CRA Board has a vacant seat in the category Davis Blvd. Business Owner for a term expiring on May 22, 2018. 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 four vacancies. 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 two seats expiring on August 9, 2016. Applicants must be a state licensed architect or structural engineer, or 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 Collier County Planning Commission has two currently vacant seats, and two seats expiring on October 1, 2016. Three seats represent Commission Districts 2, 4, and 5, and one is for an at-large environmental member. District applicants must be nominated by the Commissioner of the district they reside in. At-large applicants may be nominated by any Commissioner. This 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 for final decision. Members are required to file a Form 1 Statement of Financial Interest each year with the Supervisor of Elections. This is a Quasi-Judicial Board.
The Floodplain Management Planning Committee is seeking to fill a vacancy for a local community member who resides east of County Road 951 (Collier Blvd). It is the intention that this community member would represent the needs of rural estates properties owners. The committee’s scope of responsibility was established by Resolution No. 06-200, as amended, to develop a Floodplain Management Plan and at least annually evaluate and update the Floodplain Management Plan. The purpose of the Floodplain Management Plan is to promote awareness of the County’s floodplain and flooding issues, identify known flood hazards, discuss past flooding events, assess the current floodplain and flooding issues, and set goals along with a strategy to make the community more resistant to flooding. This committee consists of interested members of the public, incorporated municipalities within Collier County, and County staff. The committee meets quarterly and is under direction of the County Manager.
The Golden Gate Beautification Advisory Committee has one vacancy. This five member committee advises and recommends as to the beautification and maintenance of landscape improvements within the road right of way as described by ordinance boundaries. The committee shall prepare an itemized budget of the amount of money required to carry out the business of the committee for the next fiscal year. Members must be residents of one of the following precincts: 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, and part of 322. Terms are four years.
The Golden Gate Community Center Advisory Board has two vacancies for terms expiring on December 31, 2017. This 5 member committee advises the Board of County Commissioners on the budget and operation of the Golden Gate Community Center. Members must reside within the boundaries of the Golden Gate Community Center Municipal Services Special Taxing District. Terms are three years.
The Growth Management Oversight Committee has a vacancy in the member at-large category. This committee was created to assist the Board of County Commissioners in facilitating the public review of the following four sub-area/master plans within the Growth Management Plan: the Rural Fringe Mixed Use District, the Golden Gate Estates and Golden Gate City area (combined), the Rural Land Stewardship Area, and the Immokalee Urban Area. Members shall serve until the completion of the project.
The Historic/Archaeological Preservation Board has one vacancy and two seats expiring on October 1, 2016, representing the following categories: 1) real estate, land development, or finance; 2) law or urban planning; and 3) citizen at large. Applicants shall have demonstrated interest in the field of historical and archaeological preservation. This seven member 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 two seats expiring on September 23, 2016. This 5 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 4 years.
The Isles of Capri Fire Control District Advisory Committee has one vacancy. This 5 member committee advises the Board of County Commissioners on the budget and operation of the Isles of Capri Fire Control District. Members must reside within the boundaries of the Isle of Capri Municipal Fire Services Taxing District. Terms are two 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 Public Safety Authority has one vacancy for a citizen representative. Members must have no affiliation with any hospital, fire district, EMS, municipality or the Collier County Sheriff's Office. The purpose of the Authority is to assist the Board of County Commissioners, municipalities, fire departments, law enforcement agencies including the Collier County Sheriff’s Office, and hospitals, with issues affecting pre-hospital emergency medical services within all of Collier County. Terms are four years.
The Public Transit Advisory Committee has one vacancy for a term expiring on March 22, 2017. Applicants should be representatives of large employers, health care related services, social services, or transportation/planning professionals. 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.
The Radio Road Beautification Advisory Committee has one vacancy for a term expiring on March 3, 2020. 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 Rock Road Improvement MSTU Advisory Committee has two vacancies for MSTU residents. Applicants must be residents of the MSTU. This three member committee was created on June 14, 2011 to aid and assist the Board of County Commissioners in providing and maintaining roadway improvements, which may include drainage, sidewalks and street lighting. The committee shall recommend work programs and priorities as well as an itemized budget required to carry out the business of the MSTU. Two of the members shall be permanent residents while the third is to be an owner of residential or commercial property within the MSTU or an appointed representative of a business located within the MSTU and an elector of Collier County. Terms are three years.
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
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Click on “Advisory Boards & Committees”
After you complete the application, click on “Submit Form.”
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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.