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 Animal Services Advisory Board has two seats expiring in April representing the categories of: animal activist group, and law enforcement. This seven-member board is tasked to make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on the facilities, programs, and services of Collier County Domestic Animal Services. Terms are four years.
The Bayshore/Gateway Triangle CRA Board has one vacancy for a Gateway Triangle resident, and one seat expiring in May for a resident of the Bayshore Redevelopment Area. This nine member board assists in the implementation of the redevelopment plan for the Bayshore/Gateway Triangle area. Terms are three years.
The Black Affairs Advisory Board has three vacant seats. This nine-member committee identifies and evaluates problems unique to the Black Community, reviews and recommends ways to ensure open communication between minorities and Collier County Government and provides periodic reports 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 one current vacancy for a City of Naples representative, and three other seats expiring in May: two for representatives from unincorporated Collier County and one for a representative of the City of Naples. 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 Code Enforcement Board has two vacant alternate seats. This seven member board with two alternates is composed of individuals representing the occupations of architect, business owner, engineer, general contractor, subcontractor and realtor, who are considered on the basis of their experience or interest in the areas of the codes and ordinances to be enforced. Members are required to file a Form 1 Statement of Financial Interest each year with the Supervisor of Elections. Terms are 3 years. This is a Quasi-Judicial Board.
The Educational Facilities Authority has two vacancies. 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 Emergency Medical Authority has a vacant seat for a citizen representative. The purpose of this five-member authority is to assist The Board of County Commissioners and other agencies with issues effecting pre-hospital emergency medical services, to work to improve pre-hospital medical care, to evaluate current and future EMS needs, to serve as a catalyst to effect cooperation among agencies to evaluate requests for all Certificates of Public Convenience (COPCN) in Collier County and make recommendations to the BCC. Applicants should have no affiliation with any hospital, fire district, EMS, municipality, or the Collier County Sheriff’s Office. Terms are four years.
The Floodplain Management Planning Committee has one vacancy who is a citizen representative from the rural region of the county (east of 951). This board was created on July 25, 2006, by Resolution No. 2006-200 and amended by 2011-118 and 2016-102. This 15 member committee includes up to eight members of the public; one member from each of the following County Departments: Communications/Customer Relations, Bureau of Emergency Services, Growth Management,
Public Utilities; and members from the following municipalities: City of Naples, City of Marco Island, City of Everglades. Each departmental and municipal member may also have one alternate appointed to act on their behalf in their absence. The committee will promote awareness of floodplain and flooding issues, identify known flood hazards, discuss past flooding events, assess the current floodplain and flooding issues, and set goals along with a strategy to make the community more resistant to flooding. 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 two seats 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 Estates Land Trust Committee has one vacancy. This five-member committee was created to carry out the various requirements and provisions of an Agreement relating to land conveyed to the County by Avatar Properties, Inc. (f/k/a GAC Properties, Inc.). Members must reside within one of the 5 phases within the Golden Gate Estates area. Terms are four 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 Industrial Development Authority has one vacancy, and one seat expiring in April. This five member authority has the power to sell industrial revenue bonds. Money generated from the bonds is used to construct industrial plants, equipment and other facilities which would then be leased or sold to private industry. Terms are four years.
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board has one vacancy for a member from the Naples and Urban Area Community Park District. This seven-member committee advises the BCC on any matters concerning acquisition, development and programs involving parks and recreation facilities in Collier County. Membership consists of one member from the Immokalee Community Park District and six members from the Naples and Urban Area Community Park District. Terms are four years.
The Tourist Development Council has a pending vacancy for an owner/operator of a hotel, motel, or other tourist accommodation. 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 three seats expiring in May. Two seats are technical in nature, requiring expertise in engineering, finance, or business administration; one seat is for a lay member, to be 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.