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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.

HUMAN SERVICES POVERTY AND HOMELESSNESS BOARD

DATE:  June 8, 2017


CONTACT:  Amanda Borta 541-682-6526

The Lane County Board of Commissioners in cooperation with the Cities of Eugene and Springfield through the Human Services Division (HSD) is seeking applications to fill one position on the Poverty and Homelessness Board (PHB):   One (1) Homeless Youth Representative who will serve on behalf of community members of Lane County. The applicants may represent a service provider, a consumer/former consumer or an organization.  

 

 

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.

 

Its tasks shall 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 assessment system for service access; review and approve privacy, security, and data quality plans, policies and procedures, and performance measures for the Human Services 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 an 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; and, review the efficiency and effectiveness of funding expenditures for funded activities

 

STAFFING: Department of Health and Human Services

 

MEETS: Monthly, or as needed

 

TERM:  3 year terms for voting members ending June 30, Non-voting members are 1-year terms ending June 30,  1 year terms for public officials.

 

MANDATED: 24 CFR 578.7, ORS 458.505

 

MEMBERSHIP: (15) The Board shall consist of fifteen 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 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 vacancy:   One (1) Homeless Youth Representative who will serve on behalf of community members of Lane County. The applicant may represent a service provider, a consumer/former consumer or an organization.  

 

 

TERMS: Elected representatives shall serve for a term of one (1) year, which terms shall begin within thirty days after the beginning of the calendar year.  Community and Citizen Members shall serve for terms of three years, except that, of the members first appointed, two (2) shall serve for a term of one year, three (3) shall serve for a term of two years, and three (3) shall serve for a term of three years.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 7, 2017

 

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@co.lane.or.us, or submitted by fax to (541) 682-9839.

 

Online applications are available on the Lane County website:

https://lanecounty.hosted.civiclive.com/UserFiles/Servers/Server_3585797/File/Government/County%20Departments/Board%20of%20County%20Commissioners/Supplemental%20Material%20from%20Board%20Meetings/applicationadvisorycommittee.pdf .. 

 

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

http://lanecounty.hosted.civiclive.com/cms/One.aspx?portalId=3585881&pageId=3719971

or you are welcome to call 541-682-3798.

 

 

 

 

LANE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

DATE: January 11, 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: Qualifying applicants must reside in or own property within the coastal area of Lane County, which includes all land in the county west of the summit of the Coast Range.

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.us

LANE COUNTY PARKS ADVISORY COMMITTEE LARGE EVENT OVERSIGHT GROUP


DATE     April 2017

 

CONTACT:  Mike Russell, Lane County Parks Division Manager, 541.682.2001

 

The Lane County Parks Advisory Committee is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the group listed below.  This group serves in an advisory capacity to the Parks Advisory Committee and Parks staff 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 PARKS ADVISORY COMMITTEE LARGE EVENT OVERSIGHT GROUP:  The Parks Advisory Committee Large Event Oversight Group advises the Parks Advisory Committee and Parks staff on large events within Lane County parks facilities.  The group will review submitted large event applications, apply assessment criteria, score applications, and provide recommendations to approve or deny the applications.

 

MEETINGS:  Typically, event organizers approach Lane County in the winter months with event ideas. It is anticipated that the Event Oversight Group will meet 2 or 3 times per year during that time, depending on the number and timing of Event Application submittals.

 

MEMBERSHIP:  Fifteen (15), including two neighborhood and non-profit organization representatives for each park identified to host large events  (Ada, Armitage, Baker Bay, Blue Mountain, Howard Buford Recreation Area, Orchard Point, Perkins Peninsula, Richardson, Zumwalt)

 

VACANCIES:   

1. Event expertise                           1 representative

2. Economic impact                        1 representative (e.g., tourism, lodging)

3. Environmental impact                1 representative

4. At-large parks pass holder         1 representative

5. Neighborhood impact                2 representatives associated with each park under consideration (see above)

6. Non-profit organizations           2 representatives associated with each park under consideration or volunteer stewardship groups (see above)

 

TERM:  For the first year, members will be asked if they want to serve two or three years, then two-year terms after that.

 

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

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open until filled.

 

The Parks Advisory Committee will be receiving applications until 3:00p.m. April 28, 2017 and reviewing applications at their May 8, 2017 regular meeting.  Applications are available online at https://lanecounty.wufoo.com/forms/parks-large-events-oversight-committee-application/  . For additional information, or to request applications, please call 541-682-2000.

 

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.