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POVERTY AND HOMELESSNESS BOARD - Education Representative

DATE:  March 19, 2018

CONTACT:  Diana Alldredge, 541-682-3798 

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 qualified individuals to serve on the Poverty and Homelessness Board as an Education Representative who will serve on behalf of community members of Lane County. The deadline for applications is April 18, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. PST.

 

The Poverty and Homelessness Board (PHB) 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.

 

The tri-partite board includes representatives from three general areas: low-income individuals, community, and elected/designees. The Education Representative falls under the “low-income” category. The ideal candidate will have either lived experience or relevant life experience regarding poverty and homelessness for individuals in the educational system. The educational system may be K-12, vocational school, community college, technical school, university-level and other educational avenues. In your application, please detail how your life and work experience prepares you to represent the interests of low-income individuals experiencing poverty and/or homelessness within an educational context.

 

Poverty and Homelessness Board member tasks 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 entry and assessment system for service access

  • Review and approve privacy, security, and data quality plans, policies and procedures, and performance measures for the Homeless 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 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

  • Review the efficiency and effectiveness of funding expenditures for funded activities

 

STAFFING: Department of Health and Human Services

 

MEETS: Monthly, or as needed. The Poverty and Homelessness Board regular meeting schedule is the third Thursday of the month; from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Lunch is provided for PHB members. PHB members may choose to join subcommittees, which have varied meeting schedules.

 

TERM: The Education Representative term is 3 years (Starting July 1 – ending June 30, 2021)

 

MANDATED: 24 CFR 578.7, ORS 458.505

 

MEMBERSHIP: The Board shall consist of fifteen (15) 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, one at-large, 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: One (1) Education Representative

 

TERMS: Community and Citizen Members shall serve for terms of three years.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    5 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2018 

 

Applications are available on line HERE and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located on the 2nd floor of the Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue, Eugene.  To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4203. 

 

POVERTY AND HOMELESSNESS BOARD - Philanthropy Representative

DATE:  March 19, 2018

CONTACT:  Diana Alldredge, 541-682-3798 

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 qualified individuals to serve on the Poverty and Homelessness Board as a Philanthropy Representative who will serve on behalf of community members of Lane County. The deadline for applications is April 18, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. PST.

 

The Poverty and Homelessness Board (PHB) 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.

 

The tri-partite board includes representatives from three general areas: low-income individuals, community, and elected/designees. The Philanthropy Representative falls under the “community” category. The ideal candidate will have experience working or volunteering with a philanthropic organization dedicated to the welfare of others and alleviating poverty and homelessness. In your application, please detail how your life and work experience prepares you to represent the interests of the philanthropic community regarding poverty and/or homelessness.

 

Poverty and Homelessness Board member tasks 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 entry and assessment system for service access

  • Review and approve privacy, security, and data quality plans, policies and procedures, and performance measures for the Homeless 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 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

  • Review the efficiency and effectiveness of funding expenditures for funded activities

 

STAFFING: Department of Health and Human Services

 

MEETS: Monthly, or as needed. The Poverty and Homelessness Board regular meeting schedule is the third Thursday of the month; from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Lunch is provided for PHB members. PHB members may choose to join subcommittees, which have varied meeting schedules.

 

PHILANTHROPY REPRESENTATIVE TERM: 3 years (Starting July 1 – ending June 30, 2021)

 

MANDATED: 24 CFR 578.7, ORS 458.505

 

MEMBERSHIP: The Board shall consist of 15 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, one at-large, 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: One (1) Philanthropy Representative

 

TERMS: Community and Citizen Members shall serve for terms of three years.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    5 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2018 

 

Applications are available on line HERE and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located on the 2nd floor of the Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue, Eugene.  To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4203. 

POVERTY AND HOMELESSNESS BOARD - Homeless Youth Representative

DATE:  March 19, 2018

CONTACT:  Diana Alldredge, 541-682-3798 

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 qualified individuals to serve on the Poverty and Homelessness Board as a Homeless Youth Representative who will serve on behalf of community members of Lane County. The deadline for applications is April 18, 2018 by 5:00 p.m. PST.

 

The Poverty and Homelessness Board (PHB) 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 in 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.

 

The tri-partite board includes representatives from three areas: low-income individuals, community, and elected/designees. The Homeless Youth Representative falls under the “low-income” category. Applicants may represent a service provider, a consumer/former consumer, or an organization.  Ideal applicants will have lived experience as a formerly homeless youth or experience working with youth experiencing homelessness. In your application, please detail how your life and work experience prepares you to represent the interests of youth experiencing homelessness.

 

Poverty and Homelessness Board member tasks 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 entry and assessment system for service access

  • Review and approve privacy, security, and data quality plans, policies and procedures, and performance measures for the Homeless 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 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

  • Review the efficiency and effectiveness of funding expenditures for funded activities

 

STAFFING: Lane County Department of Health and Human Services

 

MEETS: Monthly, or as needed. The Poverty and Homelessness Board regular meeting schedule is the third Thursday of the month, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. Lunch is provided for PHB members. PHB members may choose to join subcommittees, which have varied meeting schedules.

 

HOMELESS YOUTH REPRESENTATIVE TERM: Finishing the term of a vacated seat, this position will serve through June 20, 2020.

 

MANDATED: 24 CFR 578.7, ORS 458.505

 

MEMBERSHIP: The Board shall consist of 15 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, one at-large, 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: One (1) Homeless Youth Representative

 

TERMS: Community and Citizen Members shall serve for terms of three years.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    5 p.m., Wednesday, April 18, 2018 

 

Applications are available on line HERE and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located on the 2nd floor of the Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue, Eugene.  To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4203. 

 

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE

DATE: April 20, 2018

 

CONTACT: Selene Jaramillo, (541) 682-3651

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the advisory committee listed below.  The 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.

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE:  Makes recommendations to the Public Health Administrator and advises the Board of Health and the Board of Commissioners on matters of public health, planning, policy development, control measures, funding, public education and advocacy; and acts in a community liaison capacity to provide a link between the community and the Public Health Division.

MEETING SCHEDULE:  Second Monday of the month from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

VACANCIES: 1 position designated to be filled by an at-large community member, “persons who are informed on and interested in public health matters”.

TERM: The position is a Continuation of Term (commencing upon appointment and ending on 8/31/2019).

MEMBERSHIP:  Consists of twelve (12) members with a broad public health interest and concern, not limited to single interests or issues.  Committee representation shall include geographic, socioeconomic, and professional interests.  Membership shall include: five (5) persons “licensed by this state as health care practitioners” and seven (7) “persons who are informed on and interested in public health matters”. (ORS 431.477). Public members with diverse backgrounds are preferred.  County employees are not eligible for membership.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  5 p.m., Thursday, May 31, 2018

Applications are available on line at www.lanecounty.org/volunteer and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located on the 2nd floor of the Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue, Eugene.  To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4203. 

COMMUNITY HEALTH COUNCIL

DATE: April 5, 2017

 

SUBJECT:  Community Health Council

 

CONTACT: Rochelle Black, 541-682-4161            

 

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the Community Health Council.  The committee advises the Board of Commissioners on topics and issues related to the Community Health Centers of Lane County, a Federally Qualified Health Center, and also serves as the governing board for the Health Centers.  Details about the Council and its composition, meeting schedule and the requirements for service on the Council follow:

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH COUNCIL: Provides assistance and advice to the Board of Commissioners and the Health & Human Services (H&HS) Department's Community Health Centers of Lane County (CHCLC) in promoting its mission to provide comprehensive health care that is quality-driven, affordable and culturally competent to the people of Lane County. The Community Health Council will provide input and feedback to generally advise the development, implementation and evaluation of CHCLC programs, including but not limited to all programs funded through the Federal Bureau of Primary Health Care Grant(s). This may include providing feedback and advice regarding the health care needs of Lane County residents. One goal of the Community Health Council is to review marketplace trends and to provide assistance and advice which reflect the economic realities of the marketplace. The Council works with the H&HS/CHCLC's management team and with community leaders to actively engage in long-term strategic planning to build sustainability for the centers.

 

MEMBERSHIP:  The Council has a membership range of 9 to 15.


MEETING SCHEDULE
:  Monthly.  The Council meets the third Tuesday of every month from 5:15-7:00 p.m. at the Delta Oaks Clinic at 1022 Green Acres Road in Eugene.  This meeting location is convenient to bus routes.  Meals are provided and stipends are available to offset transportation and other costs which may be associated with meeting attendance.

 

VACANCY:  The Council is seeking up to five consumer members.  To qualify as a consumer, the candidate must be a current registered patient of the Community Health Centers of Lane County and must have accessed services at any of the Health Center locations within the past twenty four months.  Lane County is particularly interested in attracting consumer members who can represent those who utilize mental health services and/or those who utilize pediatric services.  A legal guardian of a consumer who is a dependent child or adult, or a legal sponsor of an immigrant may also be considered a consumer. In an effort to ensure the Council is representative of the community at large, Lane County is also interested in attracting consumer members who live in Commissioner District 1 (West Lane County), Commissioner District 4 (North Eugene) and Commissioner District 5 (East Lane County).

 

TERM: Four (4) year terms with a limit of two (2) consecutive terms of membership.  When vacancies occur during the unexpired term of a member, the Council may nominate a new member to the Board of Commissioners for consideration for appointment for the duration of the term.  Such appointees shall serve as members of the Council until the end of the terms of the outgoing members, except in the case of vacancies occurring within the last 6 months of a term, which shall be for the remaining term of the vacancy plus 4 years.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled.

LANE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

DATE: November 7, 2017

CONTACT: Keir Miller, Planning Supervisor, 682-4631
 
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 issues concerning 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: Twice a month; generally the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month with occasional special meetings on other evenings.

MEMBERSHIP: Nine (9).

VACANCIES: One (1)

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: At-large position.

The Board will make a reasonable attempt to select voting membership from different geographic areas of the County.

OTHER MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: See Lane Manual 3.575. No more than two voting members of each Planning Commission will be engaged principally in the buying, selling or developing of real estate for profit as individuals, or be members of any partnership or officers or employees of any corporation that is engaged principally in the buying, selling or developing of real estate for profit. No more than two voting members of each Planning Commission will be engaged in the same kind of occupation, business, trade or profession. Applications will be evaluated for consistency with membership criteria by Board subcommittee. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

Applications are available online 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 North Delta Highway, Eugene, between the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm. Online applications can be emailed to: 
Keir.Miller@co.lane.or.usr