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Dec. 19, 2017 - Advisory board vacancies

License Review Board and Tourist Development Council

Post Date:12/19/2017 4:53 PM

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:
License Review Board
(1 Full Member/Unexpired Term)
Members shall be residents of Marion County. Responsibilities: Investigates and hears complaints regarding competency of licensed contractors; may suspend or revoke a contractor’s certificate of competency; may issue letters of reprimand; may authorize building department officials to withhold issuance of a building permit based on status of contractor’s license.

The deadline for receiving applications is Jan. 4, 2018 at 5 p.m.  The Marion County Board of County Commissioners plans to appoint members on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 or as soon thereafter as possible.

Tourist Development Council
(2 Full Members/Full Terms)
Members shall be residents of Marion County. Applicants must be registered voters of Marion County and must be an owner or operator of motels, hotels, recreational vehicle parks, or other tourist accommodations in the county and subject to the tourist tax. Responsibilities: The TDC meets at least once a quarter and make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners for the effective use of tourist development tax revenues. The council continuously reviews expenditures of revenues from the tourist development tax fund.

Tourist Development Council
(2 Full Members/Full Terms)
Applicant must be a registered voter of Marion County and must be an individual involved in the tourist industry that demonstrates an interest in tourist development, but must not be an owner or operator of motels, hotels, recreational vehicle parks, or other tourist accommodations in the county and subject to the tourist tax. Responsibilities: The TDC meets at least once a quarter and make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners for the effective use of tourist development tax revenues. The council continuously reviews expenditures of revenues from the tourist development tax fund.

The deadline for receiving applications is Jan. 31 2018 at 5 p.m.  The Marion County Board of County Commissioners plans to appoint members on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 or as soon thereafter as possible.

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.

PLEASE BE GOVERNED ACCORDINGLY
Dated this 20th day of December, 2017
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA
KATHY BRYANT, CHAIRMAN
ATTEST: DAVID R. ELLSPERMANN, CLERK OF THE COURT
PUBLISH:  Dec. 24, 2017 (OCALA STAR BANNER)

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