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Advisory Board Vacancies


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 in the following category: 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 five 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 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 Collier County Planning Commission has a vacant seat representing Commission District 4. District applicants must be nominated by the Commissioner of the district they reside in. 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 Contractors Licensing Board will have a vacancy after December 31, 2016. 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 residential, or a licensed building 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 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 Historic/Archaeological Preservation Board has three vacancies, 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 Local Redevelopment Advisory Board has three current vacancies for at-large members who reside or engage in business within the Immokalee Redevelopment area. This 9 member committee assists in the implementation of the redevelopment plan for the Immokalee area. Terms are three years.

The Library Advisory Board has three seats expiring on December 31, 2016, representing Commission Districts 2, 4, and 5. This 5 member committee, representing the 5 commission districts, advises the Board of County Commissioners on the operations and proposed budget for the Collier County Library System. 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 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.

The Tourist Development Council has one seat expiring on October 31, 2016, for an elected municipal official from Marco Island. This committee makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding uses for tourist development tax revenues, and reviews all expenditures of revenues from the tourist development trust fund.  Membership consists of: the Chair or other designated member of the BCC; 2 elected municipal officials (one each from Naples and Marco Island); 2 owner/operators - hotel or motel; 1 owner/operator - RV park or other tourist accommodation, or otherwise qualified; 3 non-owner/operators who are involved in the tourist industry or have demonstrated an interest in tourist development. Terms are four years.

The Vanderbilt Beach Beautification MSTU Advisory Committee has one vacancy. Members must be permanent residents within the MSTU boundaries. This committee assists the BCC in carrying out the purposes of the MSTU, prepares and recommends to the BCC an itemized budget for the MSTU, and recommends work programs and priorities to the County Manager. 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.