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.

PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE

DATE:           June 24, 2021

 

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: 1 position designated to be filled by an at-large community member, “informed on and interested in public health matters”.

 

TERM: The vacancy is for a complete term of four years (beginning with appointment and ending on 8/31/2025).

 

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, July 23, 2021

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.  You can return your application to the Board of Commissioners’ Office or via email to Kalle Pierce (kalle.pierce@lanecountyor.gov).

LANE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

DATE: June 8, 2021 (Updated from April 27, 2021)

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: Four (4).

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: There is currently a need for one (1) member who resides in the Coastal Area; one (1) member who resides in a city; and two (2) at-large memberships. First review of applications is anticipated to begin in July.  

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. 

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:  Amber.Bell@lanecountyor.gov

 

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:  Elyse.Larkin@lanecountyor.gov

 


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.

INDEPENDENT REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE (IRC)

DATE: June 15, 2021

 

CONTACT: Stephen Dingle, Lane County Counsel, 541-682-6561, Stephen.Dingle@lanecountyor.gov

 

INDEPENDENT REDISTRICTING COMMITTEE (IRC)

The Lane County Home Rule Charter requires the Lane County Board of Commissioners to draw new lines for the five Lane County Commissioner positions. The new commissioner boundary lines must be drawn is such a way as to  not deny any citizen equal rights. This process is called redistricting and the Lane County Home Rule Charter requires that it be done not less than every ten (10) years. The boundaries were last drawn on October 26, 2011. The Lane Charter also requires that the new commissioner boundary lines be adopted in the form of an ordinance by the Lane County Board of Commissioners. On June 8, 2021 the Lane County Board of Commissioners adopted an ordinance creating the IRC. 

The IRC will prepare at least two (2) but not more than four (4) proposed redistricting plans in ordinance form for adoption by the Lane County Board of Commissioners as required by the Lane County Home Rule Charter Chapter III, section 3 subsections (d) and (e). The proposed plans must comply with the relevant law relating to redistricting, voting rights and the applicable local, state and federal requirements. The proposals must be ranked by the IRC in the order of its preference and the IRC must report to the Lane County Board of Commissioners the strengths and weaknesses of each proposal.

 

MEETINGS: The scheduling of meetings will depend upon receipt of United States Census data, and are estimated to average two (2) per month through the end of the year.

 

MEMBERSHIP: Fifteen (15) Regular Members and three (3) Alternate Members.

 

VACANCIES: Fifteen (15) Regular Members and three (3) Alternate Members.

 

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Must be a resident of Lane County at the time of appointment. Every reasonable effort will be made to select membership from different geographic areas of Lane County.

 

OTHER MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must complete an ethics/conflict of interest form.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Must be received no later than Friday July 16, 2021 at 4:00pm.


All interested applicants are required to submit both an application for the IRC committee, located here, as well as a current Statement of Economic Interest, located here.  Both applications are also available online on the Lane County website located here. Hard copies of the applications may be obtained from the Lane County Board of Commissioners’ Office in the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene Oregon.

 

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL: Hard copy applications can be turned in at the Lane County Commissioners’ Office in the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene Oregon. Online applications can be mailed to: Stephen.Dingle@lanecountyor.gov

 

 

 


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