LANE COUNTY COMMITTEE VACANCY NOTICE 

 

DATE:            April 7, 2014

CONTACT:   Matt Laird, LMD Manager / Planning Director, 682-4349

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the commission listed below.  This commission serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Commissioners on a wide variety of topics and issues.  Details about the Committee and its meeting schedule and specific duties are included for your information.

LANE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION:  This Commission makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding comprehensive plan issues and amendments.  The Commission also advises and cooperates with other planning agencies within the state and may provide reports to local government officials on problems comprehended in county, regional or metropolitan planning.  The Commission serves as the Citizen Involvement Program Committee for Lane County on matters relating to land use and promotes public interest in and understanding of the comprehensive plan and of planning and zoning in general.

MEETINGS:  Monthly (twice a month if needed).

MEMBERSHIP:  Nine (9).

VACANCIES:  One (1).

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS:  All applicants are required to be residents of Lane County.   

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  5:00 p.m., Friday, May 9, 2014.

Applications are available online by clicking here and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located at the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th Avenue in Eugene or at the Lane County Public Works Customer Service Center at 3050 N.Delta Highway.

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL:  Hard copy applications can be turned in at the Lane County Public Works Customer Service Center at 3050 N.Delta Highway, Eugene, between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00pm.  Online applications can be emailed to:  Matt.Laird@co.lane.or.us

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DATE:             March 31

CONTACT:    Marsha Miller, 541-682-6910

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the advisory committee listed below.  This committee advises the Board of Commissioners on a wide variety of topics and issues.  Details about the committee and its composition, meeting schedule, etc., are listed below.

ROADS ADVISORY COMMITTEE:  Reviews road improvement needs; develops a Five-Year Capital Improvements Program; reviews and provides recommendations for long-range planning for future transportation needs, including alternative transportation modes and makes recommendations to the Board of Commissioners.

MEETINGS:  Monthly.

VACANCIES:  One (1) at-large member.

MEMBERSHIP:  Seven (7) members consisting of one member from each Commissioner's voting district to serve the same term of office as the Commissioner making the appointment, plus two at-large members.

TERM OF APPOINTMENT:  4 Years, with the term being July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  5:00 p.m., May 1, 2014.

Applications are available online by clicking here and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located at the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th Avenue in Eugene.  For additional information, or to request applications, please call 682-4203.

For more Roads Advisory Committee Information, please visit:
http://www.lanecounty.org/Departments/PW/Pages/rac.aspx
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DATE:            April 21, 2014

CONTACT:   Corey Buller, LEC Manager / Lane County Fair Director, 682-7353

 

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the commission listed below.  This commission serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Commissioners on a wide variety of topics and issues.  Details about the Committee and its meeting schedule and specific duties are included for your information.

LANE COUNTY FAIR BOARD:  The primary function of the Fair Board is to oversee the planning, preparation and production of the Lane County Fair. It also acts in an advisory capacity on ways to more fully utilize the Events Center and to meet both the County’s and the Fair Boards interests.  It sets the Fair admissions, entry fees, programs, implementation of contracts and approves annual Fair budget.

MEETINGS:  Monthly.

MEMBERSHIP:  Five (5).

VACANCIES:  One (1).

TERM:  Three (3) years.

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS:  All applicants are required to be residents of Lane County.   

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open until filled.

Applications are available online by clicking here and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located at the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th Avenue in Eugene.  For additional information, or to request applications, please call 682-4203.

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DATE:
                     February 5, 2014

CONTACT:            Pearl Wolfe  541-682-4629 

The Lane County Board of Commissioners in cooperation with the Cities of Eugene and Springfield through the Human Services Division (HSD) is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the Human Services Poverty and Homelessness Board.

The Poverty and Homelessness Board (PHB): The Poverty and Homelessness Board provides advice to the Board of County Commissioners and the intergovernmental Human Services Commission with the goal of reducing and preventing poverty and homelessness in Lane County. It assists the development of the delivery of housing and services to meet the specific needs of people who are impoverished or homeless improving their stability. It assists to maximize the allocation of local, state and federal funds made available for this purpose. It serves as the administrative board for the Lane County Community Action Agency and as the oversight board for the Lane County Continuum of Care.

Its tasks shall include: participate in the development of the county’s planning , implementation and monitoring of performance and evaluate outcomes of programs serving low-income and homeless persons; develop and review program polices and priorities; assure the coordination and implementation of a housing and human service system; review coordinated assessment system for service access; review and approve privacy, security, and data quality plans, policies and procedures, and performance measures for the Human Services Management Information System; review the process for performance improvement ;participate in a point-in-time count of homeless persons that is conducted at least biannually; review an annual gaps analysis that is conducted of homelessness needs and services; develop program and financial priorities for the distribution of public funds; assure a collaborative, fair, and transparent process for developing priorities for projects to be submitted in grant applications to funders; and, review the efficiency and effectiveness of funding expenditures for funded activities.  

MEETING SCHEDULE:     Monthly, or as needed  (TBD)

MEMBERSHIP:      (12) The Board shall consist of twelve voting members appointed by the Lane County Board of Commissioners. Representation shall be as follows: A third of the members shall be public officials currently serving or their designees; a third of the members shall be representatives of low income persons in Lane County selected democratically; a third of the members shall represent business, law enforcement, the private philanthropic sector, faith-based organizations, education, healthcare or other major groups of interest in the community.

Public officials shall consist of one Lane County Commissioner, one City of Eugene, one City of Springfield and one rural Lane County elected official. The Board shall also consist of non-voting ex-officio participants representing governmental agencies and departments that are responsible for housing, employment, health and human services and public welfare and continuum of care grant co-applicants.

VACANCY:  This is a new committee and all slots are vacant.
    
TERMS:      1 year, public officials, 3 years, others, ending June 30. Elected representatives shall serve for a term of one year, which terms shall begin within thirty days after the beginning of the calendar year.  Community and Citizen Members shall serve for terms of three years, except that, of the members first appointed, two (2) shall serve for a term of one year, three (3) shall serve for a term of two years, and three (3) shall serve for a term of three years.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:      Friday, April 18, 2014

Applications are available in the Board of Commissioners' Office in the basement of the Public Service Building located at 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene.  To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4203.

Applications are available online by clicking here and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located at the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th Avenue in Eugene.  For additional information, or to request applications, please call 682-4203.

For additional information about the Human Services Division, please visit our website at http://www.co.lane.or.us/HSC/ or you are welcome to call 541-682-3798.

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