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Posted November 13, 2019 | 4:51 PM

Hillsborough County Commissioners Seek Applications for Citizen Boards

Applications due by close of business on December 5

Hillsborough County, Fla. (Nov. 13, 2019) - Residents interested in seeking appointment must reside in and be registered voters in Hillsborough County. These are voluntary positions and members serve without compensation. All applicants must submit a completed Questionnaire for County Appointments and a Standards of Conduct form. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Forms are available in the Commissioners' reception area on the second floor of County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd. in downtown Tampa, by calling the Boards and Councils Coordinator at 813-272-5826; or on the County's website at: HCFLGov.net. Click on the "Government" link on the top of the page, then the "Boards and Committees" link. The forms are located in the box marked Boards and Committees Forms.

All forms must be signed and dated and all questions must be answered in entirety to be eligible.

The application is due by close of business on December 5, 2019. Appointments will be scheduled for a meeting of the Board of County Commissioners in December 2019 or January 2020.

Forms can be -

Mailed to: P. O. Box 1110, Tampa, FL 33601
Delivered to: 601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 2nd Floor, Tampa, FL 33602
Faxed to: 813-273-3732
Emailed to: finleyl@hillsboroughcounty.org

The boards and councils that have openings are:

LAND USE APPEALS BOARD
This Board hears appeals of decisions of the Land Use Hearing Officer on special use permits and variances from zoning regulations.

Three positions are vacant. Terms are for three years. Consideration for membership shall be given to representatives of the following: a landscape architect or architect registered to practice in the state of Florida; business owner or operator in unincorporated Hillsborough County; a professional planner with not less than three years of experience in land use planning or zoning in Hillsborough County; a civil or environmental engineer registered to practice in the state of Florida; a developer active in development in Hillsborough County or a duly licensed general contractor (Class A) active in business in Hillsborough County.

Citizens appointed to this board will be required to file an annual financial disclosure. Citizens appointed to this board must reside in the unincorporated area of Hillsborough County.

Meeting schedule: Monthly, 1st Friday, 1:30 p.m., as needed.

PLANNING COMMISSION, HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY CITY-COUNTY
The Hillsborough County City-County Planning Commission is an independent consolidated planning agency, led by appointed citizens, which serves all the citizens of Hillsborough County by providing a vision for improving the quality of life. The Planning Commission and its staff serve as agents within the community to promote and coordinate the involvement of all people in comprehensive long-range planning, growth management, transportation, and environmental protection. The Planning Commission makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners, Tampa City Council, Plant City Commission, and Temple Terrace City Council regarding land use, community planning, capital improvements, urban design, and other comprehensive issues.

Two terms have expired. Terms are for four years. Citizens appointed to this board must reside in the unincorporated area of Hillsborough County. Members will be required to take an Oath of Office.

Citizens appointed to this board will be required to file an annual financial disclosure.

Meeting schedule:
Monthly, 2nd Monday, 2 p.m.

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