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COMMITTEE APPLICATIONS

Advisory Committee Application Form

Equity and Access Committee Application Form

Climate Action Committee Application Form

Planning Commission Advisory Committee Application Form

Independent Redistricting Committee Application

Statement of Economic Interest

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.

LANE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

DATE: June 8, 2021 (Updated from April 27, 2021)

CONTACT: Amber Bell, Planning Director, 541-682-8517

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: Four (4).

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: There is currently a need for one (1) member who resides in the Coastal Area; one (1) member who resides in a city; and two (2) at-large memberships. First review of applications is anticipated to begin in July.  

See Lane Manual 3.575. The Lane County Planning Commission will consist of nine voting members, each of whom will be a resident of Lane County and appointed by the Board. At least three voting members will reside outside cities and at least two will reside within cities. At least one voting member must reside in the coastal area of Lane County. The coastal area of Lane County is described as that portion of Lane County west of approximately the range line between Range 9 West and Range 8 West or the east boundary of the Mapleton School District No. 32, whichever is the most easterly.  Additionally, 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:  Amber.Bell@lanecountyor.gov

 

LANE COUNTY ANIMAL SERVICES ADVISORY COMMITTEE

DATE: April 9, 2021

CONTACT: Elyse Larkin, Lane County Animal Services, 541-682-2008

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 ANIMAL SERVICES ADVISORY COMMITTEE: The Animal Services Advisory Committee advises the Public Works Director and the Board of County Commissioners on matters of animal service operations, program improvements, model and state of the art animal welfare, control programs, and facilities ( Lane Manual 3.600). The committee consists of seven members appointed by the Board of Commissioners.

MEETINGS: Once per month; generally the 2nd Monday of every month at 4:00 pm. using remote video conferencing.

MEMBERSHIP: The committee consists of seven members: one member from each County Commissioner’s voting district; and two at-large appointments.

VACANCIES: One (1) at-large vacancy as of 03/2021

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: At-large position.

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


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:  Elyse.Larkin@lanecountyor.gov

 


POVERTY AND HOMELESSNESS BOARD: RURAL ELECTED OFFICIAL

DATE:  August 17, 2021

 

CONTACT:  Alexandria Dreher, Alexandria.dreher@lanecountyor.gov, 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 qualified individuals to serve on the Poverty and Homelessness Board as a Rural Elected Official who will serve on behalf of community members of Lane County. The deadline for applications is September 17 by 5:00 p.m. PST.

 

ABOUT THE RURAL ELECTED OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE:

The Poverty and Homelessness Board includes representatives from three general areas: low-income individuals, community, and elected/designees. The Rural Elected Official Representative falls under the elected official category. Candidates must currently hold public office in a position to which they were elected, or appointed to a position that is normally filled via public elections, in Lane County. Rural elected officials serve constituencies outside of the cities of Eugene and Springfield. School board members, public utility boards, and other officers may apply. In your application, please clarify which elected office you hold and how your life and work experience prepares you to represent the interests of the rural community regarding poverty and/or homelessness.

 

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.

 

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. Virtual due to COVID. PHB members may choose to join subcommittees, which have varied meeting schedules.

 

RURAL ELECTED OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVE TERM: One year, renewable annually. Terms start February 1-January 31. 

 

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) Rural Elected Official  

 

TERMS: Elected officials serve for 1 year term, renewable annually. Community and Citizen Members shall serve for terms of three years.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:    5 p.m., September 17, 2021

 

Electronic Applications Preferred.

Hardcopy applications can be submitted to the Human Services Division located on the 5th floor of the Lane County Health & Human Services Building, 151 W. 7th Avenue, Room 560, Eugene, or submitted by e-mail to diana.alldredge@lanecountyor.gov.

 

To apply electronically, visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HVCHXYH

To print an applications, visit the Lane County website.

 

To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4203.

For additional information about the Poverty and Homelessness Board, please go to our website at

www.LaneCounty.org/PHB.

 

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.