Sept. 19, 2017 - Advisory board vacancies
Code Enforcement Board and Planning & Zoning Board
NOTICE OF ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS
FOR VACANCIES ON VOLUNTEER ADVISORY BOARDS
The Marion County Board of County Commissioners currently has vacancies on the following volunteer boards:
Code Enforcement Board
One (1) Alternate Member/Full Terms
Members shall be residents of Marion County. Applicants should have experience or interest in zoning and building control, and shall, whenever possible be in the field of architecture, engineering, general contracting, or subcontracting.
Responsibilities: Members have the jurisdiction to hear and decide alleged violations of County ordinances, subpoena alleged violators and witnesses to its hearings; take testimony under oath; issue orders having the force and effect of law including establishment and levy of fines pursuant to County Ordinance.
Planning and Zoning Commission
Two (2) Full Members/Full Term
Members shall reside in Marion County. No member shall be an employee of the County. Employees of other governmental entities are eligible to be members provide they are not elected officials, in positions to establish policy for their employer, or department heads or higher.
Responsibilities: The Planning and Zoning Commission shall act as an advisory commission to the Board regarding comprehensive planning and zoning matters; to serve as the local planning agency making recommendations to the Growth Services staff on all elements of the Comprehensive Plan and proposed amendments thereto; to make recommendations to the Growth Services staff on zoning changes and special use permit applications and to hold public hearings regarding Comprehensive plan amendments, zoning changes and special use permit applications.
Applications for said vacancies may be obtained at the Marion County Board of County Commissioners’ Office located at 601 S.E. 25th Ave., Ocala, Florida; online at www.marioncountyfl.org or by calling 352-438-2323.
The deadline for receiving applications is October 5, 2017 at 5 p.m. The Marion County Board of County Commissioners plans on appointing members on October 17, 2017.
PLEASE BE GOVERNED ACCORDINGLY
Dated this 19th day of September, 2017
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA
CARL ZALAK, III, CHAIRMAN
ATTEST: DAVID R. ELLSPERMANN, CLERK OF THE COURT
PUBLISH: September 24, 2017 (OCALA STAR BANNER)