LANE COUNTY COMMITTEE VACANCY NOTICE 

 

DATE:                 August 10, 2015

CONTACT:
         Kent Howe, Interim Planning Director, 682-4057

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 provides reports to local government officials on problems comprehended in county, regional or metropolitan planning.  The Commission 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 and must reside or own property in Coastal Lane County which is defined 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.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  5:00 p.m., Friday, September 18, 2015.

Applications are available online 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 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: Kent.Howe@co.lane.or.us

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DATE:                 August 10, 2015

CONTACT:
        Cheryl Betschart, County Clerk 541-682-4328
                              Marle Hoehne, Program Supervisor, 541-682-7402

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from individuals interested in serving on the Lane County Board of Property Tax Appeals for the 2015-2016 term. 

BOARD OF PROPERTY TAX APPEALS:  The Board of Property Tax Appeals is responsible for hearing taxpayer appeals for reduction of the real market or assessed value of property pursuant to ORS Chapter 309. 

MEMBERSHIP:  The Lane County Board of Commissioners appoints all members of the Board of Property Tax Appeals.  The appointments are to two pools of people:  one representing the Board of Commissioners as Chairs of the Board of Property Tax Appeals; and the second a pool of individuals representing the Board of Commissioners as Members of the Board of Property Tax Appeals.  Board Chairs and Members receive a stipend based on a rate of $12.50 per hour.

VACANCIES:  Applicants must be residents of Lane County.  People with interest and background in real property appraisal, finance, and real estate are encouraged to apply.  Applicants cannot be employees of the county or of any taxing district within the county.  The number of appointees varies, depending on the projected number of appeals.  The number of boards assigned will be based on the number of appeals filed with the county.   

MEETING SCHEDULE:  During the hearing period from February 1, 2016 through April 15, 2016, the Board(s) of Property Tax Appeals meets up to 40 hours per week.  In addition there will be at least one training session held in January of 2016.

TERM OF APPOINTMENT:  The term of each member begins on the date of appointment and ends on June 30, 2016 or when a successor is appointed.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5 p.m., August 31, 2015

APPLICATIONS:   Available online at:  www.lanecounty.org/CAO/Operations/CountyClerk/bopta/documents/2015_2016_BoPTA_Application.pdf and in the Board of Commissioners' Office or Lane County Deeds and Records, located in the Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue, Eugene. To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4203.
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DATE:
July 28, 2015

CONTACT: Kate Blair, (541) 682-4327

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 Tuesday of the month from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

VACANCIES: Three (3): Two (2) At-Large positions and one (1) designated to be filled by a person “licensed by the state as a health care practitioner”.

TERM: The positions are 4 year terms (commencing 9/2015 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 431.412 (5) (a) (b) Public members with diverse backgrounds are preferred.  County employees are not eligible for membership.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  5 p.m., August 25, 2015

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. 

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DATE
: July 16, 2015

SUBJECT: MENTAL HEALTH ADVISORY / LOCAL ALCOHOL AND DRUG PLANNING COMMITTEE

CONTACT: Diana Avery, 541-682-8781

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 and background 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:  Three (3) lay-member position representatives 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:  Four-year term

 

MEMBERSHIP:  Thirteen (13).

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Monday, August 17, 2015, 11:30 a.m.

 

People representing the diversity of our community are encouraged to apply. Applications are available online 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.