Advisory Committee Vacancies

COMMITTEE APPLICATIONS

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.

TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TrAC)

DATE:  December 18, 2018

CONTACT:  Sasha Vartanian (541)682-6598

The Lane County Administrator is seeking applications from community members to fill current vacancies on the Transportation Advisory Committee.

TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE (TrAC):  Acts as a forum for public input into the County’s transportation system and serves as a liaison group in representing transportation concerns of the community to the Board of County Commissioners. The TrAC also represents Board decisions to the community.

MEETINGS:  Fourth Wednesday of every over month at 5:45 p.m. at the Lane County Public Works Department

MEMBERSHIP:  The committee consists of seven members: one member from each County Commissioner’s voting district; and two at-large appointments.

VACANCIES:  Two (2). The positons available are: District 1 West Lane and an At-Large Position.

TERM: The District 1 position coincides with Commissioner Jay Bozievich’s term; the At-Large position has a maximum four year term.

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS:  To qualify for the District 1 position, applicants must live or own property within District 1. The At-Large position must live or own property within Lane County; preference will be given to applicants in the coastal area.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  5:00p.m., January 31st, 2019 

Applications are available at  www.lanecounty.org/volunteer and in the Board of Commissioner’s Office located at the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene.

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL:  Hard copy applications can be turned in at the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene.  Applications may be emailed to   Deeni.Leake@co.lane.or.us

MENTAL HEALTH ADVISORY / LOCAL ALCOHOL AND DRUG PLANNING COMMITTEE

DATE:            January 9, 2019

 

SUBJECT:     MENTAL HEALTH ADVISORY / LOCAL ALCOHOL AND DRUG PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

CONTACT:   Marie Guerrera, 541-682-3270

 

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the Lane County Mental Health Advisory/Local Alcohol and Drug Planning Committee (MHA/LADPC). Committee members’ responsibilities, in addition to serving on the MHA/LADPC, may include serving on a steering committee and will require two daytime meetings per month. People with interest, background, and/or lived experience in mental health, developmental disabilities, and addiction issues are encouraged to apply.


MENTAL HEALTH ADVISORY/LOCAL ALCOHOL & DRUG PLANNING COMMITTEE: Advises the Board of Commissioners and Health & Human Services Department on matters relating to mental health, developmental disabilities, and addiction issues in Lane County by reviewing major policies of the community mental health program and makes recommendations to the Director and assists in identifying needs and priorities.

MEETING SCHEDULE: Monthly, third Wednesday of the month at 2:30p.m. – 4:30p.m. In addition, the successful applicant may also volunteer to serve on the MHA/LADPC steering subcommittee which will entail attendance at that meeting one or two times per month.

VACANCIES: One (1) lay-member position representative of the community with a specific interest and knowledge in developmental disabilities issues is open at this time, and one (1) lay-member position representative of the community with a specific interest and knowledge in mental health, developmental disabilities, and/or addictions issues is open at this time.

 

TERM OF APPOINTMENT: Completion of term, expiring 10/31/19, then potential re-appointment to an additional four-year term per the bylaws.

 

MEMBERSHIP: Fifteen (15).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, February 8, 2019, 11:30 a.m.

 

People representing the diversity of our community are encouraged to apply, including people who live in rural Lane County. Accommodations can be made for people to attend this meeting by telephone if travel to Eugene is a barrier. Applications are available online 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.

EQUITY AND ACCESS ADVISORY BOARD

DATE: November 20, 2018

SUBJECT: Equity and Access Advisory Board

CONTACT: Mo Young 541-682-3725

Lane County is seeking applications from community members interested in serving on the Lane County Equity and Access Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is made up of a diverse group of people that are working together to make thoughtful recommendations to the Lane County Administrator about affecting institutional and cultural change through equity and access policies and procedures.

 

Applicants must be committed to:

  • Attending and participating in a monthly advisory board meeting as well as monthly task force meetings
  • Asking hard questions and working through the process of answering these questions as a group

  • Ensuring that people and communities who cannot be in the room will be considered in decision making and discussion

  • Working together and valuing the diverse perspectives and opinions present while tackling difficult and often emotionally charged issues  

If you apply, interview and are selected to serve on the EAB, you will have an opportunity to directly impact county government by holding the administration accountable to change the way that the County does its work while sharing space on the Board with diverse community members that are working together with intention to make our County better for everyone that lives, works, and plays here.

 

Details about the Advisory Board and its composition, meeting schedule and the requirements for service follow:

 

MEMBERSHIP:

The Advisory Board is interested in having diverse representation that includes people of different racial and/or ethnic backgrounds, identities, abilities, and perspectives who:

  • Bring a connection to, relationship with and advocacy for specific communities;
  • Have a professional background, community leadership, or other relevant experience in equity issues;
  • Know how to impact institutional change in the area of equity, diversity, and inclusion;
  • Have experience across multiple dimensions of diversity.

Advisory Board members must live within the geographical boundaries of Lane County.

 

MEETING SCHEDULE: monthly

VACANCY
: Seven (7) positions

TERM
: Two years

APPLICATION DEADLINE
: December 20th, 2018 at 5p.m.

Applications are available at  www.lanecounty.org/volunteer and in the Board of Commissioner’s Office located at the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene.

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL:  Hard copy applications can be turned in at the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene.  Applications may be emailed to   Deeni.Leake@co.lane.or.us

 

BUDGET COMMITTEE

DATE: December 21, 2018

CONTACT: Christine Moody, Budget and Financial Planning Manager, 541-682-3766

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the Lane County Budget Committee. Applications must be submitted by January 22, 2019.

LANE COUNTY BUDGET COMMITTEE: The Budget Committee reviews and approves the proposed budget, limits levied taxes, and establishes tentative maximum for total permissible expenditures for each fund in the County budget. The Budget Committee is a Mandated Special Committee of Lane County, provided for in State law (ORS 294.414) and Lane Manual section 3.556.


MEETINGS: Typically meets twice a week (Tuesdays & Thursdays) for 3-4 weeks in April/May to approve the County budget. Meetings occur during afternoon and evening hours.

MEMBERSHIP: Ten (10). Consists of members of the Board of Commissioners and an equal number of lay citizens. Vacancies on this committee will not be advertised unless otherwise requested by the Board member whose district representation has been vacated. Members cannot be an officer, agent or employee of Lane County Government.

VACANCIES: One (1) lay citizen member. Commissioner Heather Buch, East Lane District, will consider all written applications and make a recommendation to the Board of Commissioners on who should serve.

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: All applicants are required to be residents of Lane County and a registered voter.

TERM: The term for this appointment will be date of appointment by the Board of Commissioners through 12/31/2021.


APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m., January 22, 2019. Paper applications are available in the Board of Commissioners’ Office located on the second floor of the Public Service Building at 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene. To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4203. Applications can also be downloaded by clicking this link: Committee Application.

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL: Hard copy applications can be turned in at the Board of Commissioners' Office located on the second floor of the Lane County Public Service Building at 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene. Online applications can be emailed to: Christine.Moody@co.lane.or.us

 

POVERTY AND HOMELESSNESS BOARD

Date: December 11, 2018

 

Contact: Alexandria Dreher, Alexandria.Dreher@co.lane.or.us


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 two (2) positions on the Poverty and Homelessness Board (PHB): One (1) Rural Elected Official Representative and One (1) At-Large Elected Official Representative.

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

For more information about the Poverty and Homelessness Board, go to www.LaneCounty.org/PHB.

RURAL ELECTED OFFICIAL: The Rural Elected Official representative is someone who is an elected official in a jurisdiction (city, town, etc.) in Lane County that is not the City of Eugene or City of Springfield.

AT-LARGE ELECTED OFFICIAL: At-Large Elected Official is an elected official within Lane County.

STAFFING: Department of Health and Human Services

MEETS: All-member meetings bi-monthly, or as needed

MEMBERSHIP: The Poverty and Homelessness Board shall consist of fifteen (15) 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, one at-large elected official. The Board shall also consist of six (6) 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.

MEETING SCHEDULE: The third Thursday of the month, noon to 1:30 p.m. Committee meeting times vary.

MANDATED: 24 CFR 578.7, ORS 458.505; 42 U.S.C. 11301

VACANCY: Two (2) vacancies. One (1) Rural Elected Official Representative; One (1) At-Large Elected Official Representative.

TERM: 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. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 11, 2019; 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time.

Email electronic applications to Diana.Alldredge@co.lane.or.us.

Hardcopy applications can be mailed or faxed to:

Diana Alldredge

Lane County Human Services Division

151 W. 7th Avenue, Room 560, Eugene, OR 97401

Fax: (541) 682-9839.

Applications are available at  www.lanecounty.org/volunteer and in the Board of Commissioner’s Office located at the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene.

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.

LANE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

DATE: November 7, 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: 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 9:00am and 4:00pm. Online applications can be emailed to: 
Keir.Miller@co.lane.or.usr