Advisory Committee Vacancies

COMMITTEE APPLICATIONS

Advisory Committee Application Form

Equity and Access Committee Application Form

Planning Commission Advisory Committee Application Form

Advisory Committee application forms and committee vacancy notices are also available in the Board of Commissioners office of the Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue, Eugene.

HOUSING POLICY BOARD

DATE: November 20, 2019

 

CONTACT: Stephanie Jennings, Grants Manager, City of Eugene, 541-682-5529 or sjennings@eugene-or.gov

 

Applications are requested from citizens interested in serving on the LANE COUNTY INTERGOVERNMENTAL HOUSING POLICY BOARD.  Advisory Committee Application forms are available online at www.lanecounty.org/volunteer and in the Lane County Board of Commissioners' Office, located on the 2nd floor of the Public Service Building, 125 East 8th  Avenue, Eugene.  For additional information, or to request an application, please contact Stephanie Jennings (see above). 

 

HOUSING POLICY BOARD:  The Intergovernmental Housing Policy Board (HPB) acts as a forum for public input into the community issues related to affordable housing.  It provides an opportunity for dialogue, collaboration and exploration of low-income and affordable housing issues in the city of Eugene and Lane County.  The Housing Policy Board also makes policy recommendations regarding affordable housing to Eugene and Lane County governments.  The mission of the HPB is to increase the availability of decent, affordable housing, for low and very low-income families and individuals in Lane County.


MEETING:
  Monthly, or as necessary.  Typically meetings are held on the first Monday of the month from noon to 1:30 pm.  

 

MEMBERSHIP:  Overall board membership consists of one representative from the Lane County Board of Commissioners; one representative from the Eugene City Council; six citizen at-large members; and ex-officio members as appropriate.  One at-large position is reserved for a low-income representative.

 

We are seeking community members who are low-income renters to apply and fill the low-income representative position.

 

VACANCIES:  Housing Policy Board terms are for two years.  The HPB is currently seeking one at-large member, a low-income representative.  The elected officials from Lane County and Eugene are charged with making appointments. 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2019, to the Board of Commissioners’ Office, 125 E. 8th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401.

 

LANE COUNTY BUDGET COMMITTEE

DATE: December 3, 2019

CONTACT:  Christine Moody, Budget and Financial Planning Manager, 541-682-3766

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the Lane County Budget Committee. Applications should be submitted by December 31, 2019.  

LANE COUNTY BUDGET COMMITTEE: The Budget Committee reviews and approves the proposed budget, limits levied taxes, and establishes tentative maximum for total permissible expenditures for each fund in the County budget.  The Budget Committee is a Mandated Special Committee of Lane County, provided for in State law (ORS 294.414) and Lane Manual section 3.556.


MEETINGS: Typically meets 2-3 times per week (Tuesdays, Wednesdays and/or Thursdays) for 3 weeks in May to approve the County budget.  Meetings occur during afternoon and evening hours.

MEMBERSHIP: Ten (10).   Consists of members of the Board of Commissioners and an equal number of lay citizens.  Vacancies on this committee will not be advertised unless otherwise requested by the Board member whose district representation has been vacated.  Members cannot be an officer, agent or employee of Lane County Government.

VACANCIES: One (1) lay citizen member.  Commissioner Heather Buch, East Lane District, will consider all written applications and make a recommendation to the Board of Commissioners on who should serve.

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: All applicants are required to be residents of Lane County and a registered voter. 

TERM:  The vacancy is to complete an existing term which will expire on 12/31/2021.  Appointment will begin on the date of appointment by the Board of Commissioners.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m., December 31, 2019.  Paper applications are available in the Board of Commissioners’ Office located on the second floor of the Public Service Building at 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene.  To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4203.  Applications can also be downloaded at: www.lanecounty.org/volunteer

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL: Hard copy applications can be turned in at the Board of Commissioners' Office located on the second floor of the Lane County Public Service Building at 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene.  Online applications can be emailed to:  Christine.Moody@lanecountyor.gov  


PARKS ADVISORY COMMITTEE

DATE: October 29, 2019

 

CONTACT: Brett Henry, (541) 682-2001

 

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.

 

PARKS ADVISORY COMMITTEE:  Advises the Board of County Commissioners on park needs of County residents and visitors regarding County park facilities.  Recommends projects including financial and operational development and acquisition.  Also provides recommendation regarding long-range planning for future park programs and future park needs.  Serves as a liaison group representing the concerns of the community with regards to parks. 

 

MEETING SCHEDULE:  Monthly, second Monday of the month from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

 

VACANCIES:  Two (2) 1. Commissioner-appointed (Farr – District 4 North Eugene), 2. Commissioner-appointed (Sorenson – District 3 South Eugene)

 

TERM: The positions are for 4 year terms (commencing upon appointment and ending on 12/31/2023).

 

MEMBERSHIP:  Seven (7) positions consisting of five (5) members appointed by individual Commissioners and two (2) at-large members.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  5 p.m., Wednesday, November 27th

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. 

EQUITY AND ACCESS ADVISORY BOARD

Date: December 3, 2019

Subject: Equity and Access Advisory Board vacancy notice

Contact: Mo Young 541-682-3725

Lane County is seeking applications from community members interested in serving on the Lane County Equity and Access Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is made up of a diverse group of people that are working together to make thoughtful recommendations to the Lane County Administrator about affecting institutional and cultural change through equity and access policies and procedures.

Applicants must be committed to:

  • Attending and participating in a monthly advisory board meeting as well as monthly task force meetings;

  • Asking hard questions and working through the process of answering these questions as a group;

  • Ensuring that people and communities who cannot be in the room will be considered in decision making and discussion;

  • Working together and valuing the diverse perspectives and opinions present while tackling difficult and often emotionally charged issues.

If you apply, interview and are selected to serve on the EAB, you will have an opportunity to directly impact county government by making recommendations to administration, including department directors and to change the way that the County does its work while sharing space on the Board with diverse community members that are working together with intention to make our County better for everyone that lives, works, and plays here

Details about the Advisory Board and its composition, meeting schedule and the requirements for service follow:


Membership
:

The Advisory Board is interested in having diverse representation that includes people of different racial and/or ethnic backgrounds, identities, abilities, and perspectives who:

  • Bring a connection to, relationship with and advocacy for specific communities;

  • Have a professional background, community leadership, or other relevant experience in equity issues;

  • Know how to impact institutional change in the area of equity, diversity, and inclusion;

  • Have experience across multiple dimensions of diversity.

Advisory Board members must live within the geographical boundaries of Lane County.


Meeting Schedule
: monthly


Vacancy
: Eight (8) positions


Term
: Two years

Application Deadline
: January 10th, 2020 at 5p.m.
Paper applications are available in the Board of Commissioners’ Office located on the second floor of the Public Service Building at 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene.  To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4203.  Applications can also be downloaded by directly by selecting this link: applications, or by going to the Lane County Advisory Committee webpage located here: www.lanecounty.org/volunteer

 

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