Advisory Board Vacancies
The Collier County Board of County Commissioners is seeking applications for positions on several advisory committees. Members of committees must reside and be registered to vote in Collier County. Scroll to the bottom of this page for instructions on how to apply.
The Bayshore Beautification MSTU Advisory Committee has one vacancy and three seats expiring in May. Applicants must be a permanent resident or owner of commercial property within the MSTU. This 7 member committee assists the BCC in carrying out the purposes of providing curbing, watering facilities, plantings and maintenance of the median strips of roadways within the MSTU; providing traffic calming improvements; and beautification and maintenance of other areas within the MSTU. Members will prepare and recommend an itemized budget to the Board of County Commissioners. Terms are four years.
The Board of Building Adjustments and Appeals has two vacancies. Applicants must represent one of the following professions: a licensed plumbing or mechanical contractor, or a state licensed architect or structural engineer. This five-member board hears appeals on rejections or refusals by the Building Code Compliance Director to approve mode of construction or materials to be used in construction or alteration of a structure. Members must be knowledgeable in the following Collier County Codes: Florida Building Codes, Electrical Code, Fire Prevention Code, Gas Code, Mechanical Code and Swimming Pool Code. Terms are four years. This is a Quasi-Judicial Board.
The Coastal Advisory Committee has two seats expiring in May: one for a representative of the City of Naples, and one for a representative of the City of Marco Island. This nine-member committee assists the Board of County Commissioners with its establishment of unified beach erosion control and inlet management programs within the unincorporated and incorporated areas of Collier County, and advises the Board of County Commissioners and the Tourist Development Council (TDC) of project priorities with respect to funding sources that are available to Collier County for restoration and protection of its shoreline. The committee is composed of 3 members from the unincorporated area of Collier County, 3 members from the City of Naples and 3 members from the City of Marco Island. Appointments of members from the City of Naples and the City of Marco Island shall be appointed from a list containing one or more qualified applicants submitted by the respective governing bodies of those Cities. Selection for membership on this committee will be based upon the applicant’s familiarity with coastal processes, inlet dynamics, coastal management programs, or demonstrated interest in such programs; relevant education and experience; leadership and involvement in community affairs; and willingness to attend meetings and to undertake and complete assignments. Terms are 4 years.
The Contractors Licensing Board has one vacant seat for a consumer representative, and one seat expiring in June for a building professional. Consumer applicants should have no ties to the construction industry. Building professional applicants should be either a licensed architect, a licensed general contractor, a licensed engineer, a licensed electrical contractor, a licensed plumbing contractor, a licensed mechanical contractor, a licensed roofing contractor, a licensed residential, or a licensed building contractor. This nine-member board was created to determine the qualifications of applicants for the various categories of the Contractors' Certificates of Competency. They also hold hearings to determine if a certificate of competency of any contractor, master or journeyman should be revoked. Terms are three years. This is a Quasi-Judicial Board.
The Educational Facilities Authority has one seat expiring in June. Applicants must be a trustee, director, officer, or employee of an institution for higher education located in Collier County. The purpose of this five member authority is to assist institutions for higher education in the construction, financing, and refinancing of projects. One member shall be a trustee, director, officer, or employee of an institution for higher education located in Collier County. Terms are five years.
The Floodplain Management Planning Committee has three vacancies for citizen representatives residing in the following areas: southwest Collier County (along the US 41 corridor and south 951), northwest Collier County (west of I-75), and the rural region of the county (east of 951). The committee reviews and provides recommendations for floodplain management regulations, and for surface water and watershed management issues brought before it including, but not limited to, matters dealing with water quality and quantity. They will also develop and, at least annually, evaluate and update the Collier County Floodplain Management Plan. Members serve at the will of the County Manager.
The Forest Lakes Roadway & Drainage Advisory Committee has one seat expiring in April. This five member committee assists the Board of County Commissioners in tasks related to providing and maintaining improved roadways, lighting, traffic signs, sidewalks, beautification, and roadway related drainage within the area of the Forest Lakes Roadway & Drainage MSTU. The committee also prepares and recommends to the Board an itemized budget, work programs and priorities. Applicants must reside within the MSTU. Terms are four years.
The Golden Gate Beautification Advisory Committee has one vacancy. This five member committee advises and recommends as to the beautification and maintenance of landscape improvements within the road right of way as described by ordinance boundaries. The committee shall prepare an itemized budget of the amount of money required to carry out the business of the committee for the next fiscal year. Members must be residents of one of the following precincts: 323, 324, 325, 326, 327, and part of 322. Terms are four years.
The Golden Gate City Economic Development Zone Advisory Board has one vacancy. Applicants must either be residents of Golden Gate City, or represent business and commercial interests in the Golden Gate City Economic Development Zone. This seven-member committee was formed for the purpose of advising the BCC concerning policies and programs to attract businesses or industries to the Economic Development Zone, and reviewing and making recommendations on applications for funding through the Trust Fund. Terms are two years.
The Haldeman Creek Dredging Maintenance Advisory Committee has one vacancy. Applicants must reside within the boundaries of the MSTU. This five member committee was created to aid and assist the Board of County Commissioners in carrying out the MSTU, to prepare and recommend an itemized budget, and to recommend work programs and priorities. Members will be appointed from different parcels, subdivisions and/or communities within the MSTU. Terms are four years.
The Immokalee Local Redevelopment Advisory Board has one seat expiring in April, in the category of: representative of an Immokalee business. This 9 member committee assists in the implementation of the redevelopment plan for the Immokalee area. Terms are three years.
The Public Transit Advisory Committee has one vacancy, and seeks applicants representing transit riders, health care or social services. This seven-member committee makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners in matters related to transit policies, issues, programs and plans to provide mass transit services to the citizens of Collier County. Terms are three years.
The Tourist Development Council has four seats expiring in April. This committee makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding uses for tourist development tax revenues, and reviews all expenditures of revenues from the tourist development trust fund. Membership consists of: the Chair or other designated member of the BCC; 2 elected municipal officials (one each from Naples and Marco Island); 2 owner/operators - hotel or motel; 1 owner/operator - RV park or other tourist accommodation, or otherwise qualified; 3 non-owner/operators who are involved in the tourist industry or have demonstrated an interest in tourist development. Terms are 4 years.
The Water and Wastewater Authority has one vacancy for a lay member. Lay members are appointed on the basis of individual civic pride, integrity, and experience in any area of regulation. This five-member authority regulates utility rates and related matters regarding non-exempt water and wastewater utilities in unincorporated Collier County. Members are required to file a Form 1 Statement of Financial Interests each year with the Supervisor of Elections. Terms are 4 years. This is a quasi-judicial board.
How to Apply:
To apply for an advisory committee vacancy, submit an application online at https://www.colliercountyfl.gov/your-government/advisory-boards/online-advisory-board-application.
After you complete the application, click on “Submit Form.”
To receive an immediate e-mail confirmation that your application was received, you must include your e-mail address in the application.
Residents interested in applying for advisory committee positions may also obtain an application by calling 239-252-8400, or from https://www.colliercountyfl.gov/home/showdocument?id=25235. Please email to DL-AdvisoryBoardOn-LineApplications@colliercountyfl.gov, or mail to the attention of Wanda Rodriguez, County Attorney's Office, 3299 Tamiami Trail East, Suite 800, Naples, Florida 34112-5746.