Advisory Committee Vacancies

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.

PARKS ADVISORY COMMITEE

DATE: February 4, 2022

CONTACT: Brett Henry, Parks Division Manager, 541-682-2001


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

PARKS ADVISORY COMMITEE: It shall be the responsibility of the Lane County Parks Advisory Committee to review park improvement needs and related issues and make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners. Committee serves as liaison group in representing the concerns of the community with regard to parks to the Board of Commissioners and representing Board decisions to the community.


MEETINGS
: This Committee shall hold its regular meetings on the second Monday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Lane County Public Works Customer Service Center located at 3050 Delta Highway North, Eugene, Oregon. Meetings are being held virtually until further notice.

MEMBERSHIP: Seven (7).

VACANCIES: One (1)

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: District 5, East Lane.

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


OTHER MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS:
In accordance with ORS Chapter 244, no Committee member shall participate in a decision in which the member has a private pecuniary interest. Affected members shall disqualify themselves from participation by written notification to the Board of County Commissioners as mandated by ORS 244.210. A disqualified member shall not be considered as being present for the purpose of determining whether a majority vote has been cast.

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:  [email protected]


LANE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

DATE: April 20, 2022

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: One (1).

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: There is currently a need for one (1) at-large membership.

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. First review of applications is anticipated to begin July 1st.

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 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, Attn: Amber Bell, Planning Director. Online applications can be emailed to:  [email protected]


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:  [email protected]

 


MENTAL HEALTH ADVISORY / LOCAL ALCOHOL AND DRUG PLANNING COMMITTEE

DATE: May 4, 2022

CONTACT:  Marie Guerrera, (541) 214-8764

 

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the Lane County Mental Health Advisory/Local Alcohol and Drug Planning Committee (MHA/LADPC). Committee members’ responsibilities, in addition to serving on the MHA/LADPC, may include serving on a steering committee and will require two daytime meetings per month. People with interest, background, and/or lived experience in mental health, developmental disabilities, and addiction issues are encouraged to apply.

 

MENTAL HEALTH ADVISORY/LOCAL ALCOHOL & DRUG PLANNING COMMITTEE: Advises the Board of Commissioners and Health & Human Services Department on matters relating to mental health, developmental disabilities, and addiction issues in Lane County by reviewing major policies of the community mental health program and makes recommendations to the Director and assists in identifying needs and priorities.

 

MEETING SCHEDULE: Monthly, third Wednesday of the month at 2:30p.m. – 4:30p.m. In addition, the successful applicant may also volunteer to serve on the MHA/LADPC steering subcommittee which will entail attendance at that meeting one or two times per month.

 

VACANCIES: One (1) lay-member position representative of the community with a specific interest and knowledge in mental health, developmental disabilities, and/or addictions issues is open at this time.

 

TERM OF APPOINTMENT: Term expiring October 31, 2022, eligible for potential re-appointment to up to two additional four-year terms per the bylaws.

 

MEMBERSHIP: Fifteen (15).

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 6, 2022, 2:30 p.m.

 

People representing the diversity of our community are encouraged to apply, including people who live in rural Lane County. Accommodations can be made for people to attend this meeting by telephone if travel to Eugene is a barrier. Applications are available online at online 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.


Applications can be submitted via mail or in person to Lane County Administration, Public Service Building, 125 E 8th Ave., Eugene, OR 97401 or via email to [email protected] If submitting your application through email, please use "Advisory Committee" in your subject line to prevent it from going to spam.


PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE

DATE:           May 9, 2022

 

CONTACT:  Kalle Pierce, (541) 682-6661

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from residents 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: Currently, two positions designated to be filled by an at-large community member, “informed on and interested in public health matters”. One additional at-large position may be open within a couple of months.

 

TERM: One vacancy is for a complete term of four years (beginning with appointment and ending on 8/31/2026). One vacancy is for a “continuation of term” (beginning with appointment and ending 8/31/2024).

 

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. The committee seeks to have membership that reflects the diversity of Lane County, including but not limited to racial, ethnic, gender, age, socioeconomic and geographical diversity. We also strive to meet the goals set out by the Lane County Board of Commissioners to acknowledge and address the root causes of inequities in Lane County services and outcomes, work with community members and staff to invent or find antiracist policies that can eliminate the racial inequities that exist and use an antiracist and racial equity lens to assess current and future policies and programs.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  5 p.m., Friday, June 3, 2022

 

Lane County Citizen Advisory Committee Applications are available online at www.lanecounty.org/volunteer (direct link to application) 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. You can return your application to the Board of Commissioners’ Office or via email to Kalle Pierce ([email protected]). The electronic application format is a PDF with scrolling text fields. You may type your answers to questions 1-5 in a separate document if that is easier. If submitting via email, it is recommended to save the application to your computer, complete the fields, save and then send the PDF.


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.

PUBLIC SAFETY COORDINATING COUNCIL

The Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from Lane County residents interested in serving on the Public Safety Coordinating Council (PSCC). Council responsibility includes serving on subcommittees requiring meetings (as much as one per month) in addition to meetings of the full body which occur roughly every three (3) months.

 

PUBLIC SAFETY COORDINATING COUNCIL: A regional advisory council for the Board of County Commissioners is charged with ensuring every effort is taken to effectively use resources to prevent crime, reduce crime, and increase the sense of safety within our communities.  PSCC has used the following strategies to fulfill its charge:

  • Have a mechanism to monitor system progress that allows PSCC to know how well it is doing in meeting its charge.
  • Explore and implement appropriate governance models that increase system efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and
  • Make sure there is a continuum of programs and services that promote healthy behavior, ensure the ability to protect the community, and hold offenders accountable. 

 

The key components of the 2021-2023 PSCC Work Plan are:

  1. Vision update and establishment of Process &Outcome Measurement Frameworks
  2. Community Outreach and Engagement
  3. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Training/Facilitation
  4. Hate and Bias Incident and Crime Prevention & Response
  5. 10 Year Public Safety Plan Reformat and Update
  6. System Funding Strategy

 

MEETING SCHEDULE:  Third Thursday of January, March, May, September, and November.

 

VACANCIES: One community member position is vacant. Applicants should have lived experience with the criminal justice system (themselves or family member) and/or be of a community typically not well served by the criminal justice system (Indigenous, Black African American, Latinx, Asian American, LGBTQ2SIA+, those experiencing mental health and/or substance use issues, additional as articulated by applicants.

 

TERM OF APPOINTMENT:  4 years.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open until filled. First review of applications will be April 22, 2022.  


Applications are available in the Board of Commissioners’ Office located on the Plaza Level of the Public Service Building located at 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene.  To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4341. To download an application please click here

 

Return completed applications to the Board of Commissioners’ Office in the Public Service Building located at 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene or email to [email protected].


LANE COUNTY FAIR BOARD

 May 10, 2022

 

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 committee listed below.  This committee 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, first Thursday of each month at 7:30 a.m.

 

MEMBERSHIP:  Five (5) - Seven (7).

 

VACANCIES:  Minimum of One (1)-Maximum of Three (3).  Open until at least One (1) filled.

 

TERM:  Four (4) years.

 

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

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open until at least One (1) filled.

Applications are available online and at www.lanecounty.org/volunteer 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 541-682-4203.