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HUMAN SERVICES POVERTY AND HOMELESSNESS BOARD (3 openings)

DATE:  March 7, 2017

CONTACT:  Pearl Wolfe  (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 rural elected officials interested in serving on the Human Services Poverty and Homelessness Board.

 

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: 1 year, public officials, 3 years, others, ending June 30.

 

MANDATED: 24 CFR 578.7, ORS 458.505

 

MEMBERSHIP: (12) The Board shall consist of twelve 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.  **note the BCC increased voting member to 15 on February 14, 2017

 

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 (1) elected official representing rural Lane County.

 

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:      Tuesday, April 4, 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 (click here for pdf of the committee application).

 

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. 


DATE:  March 8, 2017


CONTACT:  Pearl Wolfe  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 Directors of Emergency Shelters interested in serving on the Human Services Poverty and Homelessness Board.  This is a non-voting ex officio position.

 

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: Non-voting members 1-year term ending June 30, 2017.  1 year, public officials, 3 years, others, ending June 30.

 

MANDATED: 24 CFR 578.7, ORS 458.505

 

MEMBERSHIP: (12) The Board shall consist of twelve 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.  **note the BCC increased voting member to 15 on February 14, 2017

 

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 (1) Director of Emergency Shelter in Lane County.

 

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:      Friday, April 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 (click here for pdf of the committee application).

 

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. 

DATE:  March 9, 2017

CONTACT:  Pearl Wolfe  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 for a person to serve on the Poverty and Homelessness Board (PHB):  One (1) Victim Services Provider (i.e. victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking) representing low income community members in Lane County.

 

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: (12) The Board shall consist of twelve 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.  **note the BCC increased voting member to 15 on February 14, 2017

 

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 (1) victim services provider (i.e. victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking) representing low income community members in Lane County.

 

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:      Friday, April 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 (click here for pdf of the committee application).

 

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 INTERGOVERNMENTAL HOUSING POLICY BOARD

DATE:            March 13, 2017

 

CONTACT:   Stephanie Jennings, Grants Manager, City of Eugene, 541-682-5529 or Stephanie.a.jennings@ci.eugene.or.us

 

Applications are requested from citizens interested in serving on the Lane County Intergovernmental Housing Policy Board.  Advisory Committee Application forms are available online here and in the Lane County Board of Commissioners' Office, located on the 2nd floor of the Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue, Eugene.  For additional information, or to request an application, please contact Stephanie Jennings (see above). 

 

HOUSING POLICY BOARD:  The Intergovernmental Housing Policy Board (HPB) acts as a forum for public input into the community issues related to affordable housing.  It provides an opportunity for dialogue, collaboration and exploration of low-income and affordable housing issues in the city of Eugene and Lane County.  The Housing Policy Board also makes policy recommendations regarding affordable housing to Eugene and Lane County governments.  The Mission of the HPB is to increase the availability of decent, affordable housing, for low and very low income families and individuals in Lane County.


MEETING:
  Monthly, or as necessary.  Typically meetings are held on the first Monday of the month from noon to 1:30 pm. 

 

MEMBERSHIP:  Overall board membership consists of one representative from the Lane County Board of Commissioners; one representative from the Eugene City Council; six citizen at-large members; and ex-officio members as appropriate.  One at-large position is reserved for a low-income representative.

 

VACANCIES:  Housing Policy Board terms are for two years.  The HPB is currently seeking two at-large members.  The elected officials from Lane County and Eugene are charged with making appointments. 

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Friday, April 14, 2017 to the Board of Commissioners’ Office, 125 E. 8th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401.

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH COUNCIL

DATE: March 1, 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:  Friday, March 31, 2017 12:00 p.m.