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

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.

LANE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

DATE: June 24, 2020

CONTACT: Amber Bell, Interim 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: One (1)

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: At-large position. 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 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Online applications can be emailed to:  Amber.Bell@lanecountyor.gov


CLIMATE ACTION COMMITTEE

DATE: July 7, 2020

CONTACT: Mark Nystrom, Lane County Climate Strategist 

 

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from community members interested in serving on the Climate Advisory Committee (CAC). The committee advises the Board of Commissioners on topics and issues related to the policy decisions regarding Climate Change. The CAC may provide input to the Board on agenda items or may propose new policy directives. Details about the Council and its composition, meeting schedule and the requirements for service on the Council follow:

 

CLIMATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE: The CAC is charged with helping Lane County develop the Lane County Climate Action Plan (CAP) and implement actions to meet Greenhouse Gas Emissions (GHG) targets. This work includes:

  • Advising the Board on all matters relating to Climate Action Plan development and implementation.

  • Coordinating with other community groups throughout Lane County.

  • Proactive communication to Initiative Sponsors to improve the coordination of work efforts, align resources, and connect interested parties with technical advisors.

  • Community outreach and marketing of CAP Community Mitigation and Adaptation Actions to community members and neighborhood associations to encourage efforts to complete additional actions.

  • A CAC Annual Report to the City Council that includes CAP Initiatives that were submitted and completed, as well as progress made on Community Actions outlined in the CAP.

 

MEMBERSHIP: The CAC will have eleven members and no fewer than seven members. Each Commissioner will appoint one member with five at-large appointees suggested by staff and approved by the Board. One County Commissioner shall be appointed as a voting member of the Committee.

 

MEETING SCHEDULE: The CAC will hold one regular meeting each month, not to exceed two hours in length. There will be no fewer than nine meetings per year. In addition to regular meetings, members may be asked to attend special meetings and/or participate on ad hoc (special purpose) committees or task forces. Ad hoc committees and task forces may be formed to fulfill a specific function that can be completed in a finite period of time.

 

VACANCY: Ten vacancies, five Commissioner appointments and five at-large.

 

TERM: Commissioner appointed members will serve a one-year term with the opportunity to reapply for two additional two-year terms. The five at large members will serve two years with the opportunity to reapply for an additional two-year term.

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 14st, 2020

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.

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL: Hard copy applications can be turned in at Lane County Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th Avenue in Eugene. Online applications can be emailed to:  Climatestrategist@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.

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