LANE COUNTY COMMITTEE VACANCY NOTICE 

DAGTE: June 9, 2015

CONTACT: Matt Laird, LMD Manager / Planning Director, 682-4349

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 problems comprehended in 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:  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.   

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  5:00 p.m., Wednesday, July 9, 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:  Matt.Laird@co.lane.or.us

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DATE: June 1, 2015

SUBJECT: Public Health Advisory Committee

CONTACT:   Kate Blair, (541) 682-4327
June 1, 2015: Public Health Advisory Committee   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: One (1) At-Large position.

TERM: The position is for 4 years, 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., June 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:  June 1, 2015           

SUBJECT: Community Health Council

CONTACT: Kendar Ballenger, 541-682-3777

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 5:15-7:15 p.m. at the RiverStone Clinic (room 308) at 2073 Olympic Street in Springfield.  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 eight consumer members and up to four community 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 a consumer member who can represent migrant/seasonal farm workers and/or who utilizes 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. The community member applicant may have skills, expertise, and perspectives in areas which include but are not limited to finance, legal affairs, business, health, managed care, social services, labor relations, and government. 


TERM:
Four (4) year terms with a limit of two (2) consecutive terms of membership.  Term membership commences when approved by the Board of County Commissioners and will end on 30 June, 2019.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
:  Wednesday, July 1, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

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.