Current Openings

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Boards and Commissions

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Area Agency on Aging Board

Openings - There are two (2) openings on this board.

Duties/responsibilities – Serves in an advisory capacity to the Area Agency on Aging. The AAA Advisory Board helps in the planning, coordination and monitoring of Older Americans Act programs. The Advisory Board also provides feedback on such issues as healthcare, transportation and housing needs; suggest ideas for improvement in services; assist with public hearings, focus groups, the development of the four-year plan and other agency activities and events.

Qualifications needed – An understanding of the needs of older adults in Weld County.

Time commitment – Monthly board meetings are two hours and meets the second Thursday of each month.

Questions? For those wanting more information about the board, please contact Kelly Morrison, (970) 400-6786, kmorrison@weldgov.com.

Board of Adjustment

There is one (1) opening for a resident who lives in Commissioner District 2.

Duties/responsibilities - Conducts hearings and decides appeals from decisions concerning the administration or enforcement of the Weld County Zoning Ordinance. It interprets the location of zoning district boundaries and lot lines with respect to those boundaries.

Qualifications needed –  Open to residents of all backgrounds. A background in land-use, planning, real estate or building is helpful, but not required. Each member shall reside within the Commissioner district for which they are appointed at the time of their appointment and during their term.

Time commitment – Six hours annually and meets on the first and third Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m., when there is business to conduct.

Board of Public Health

Openings - There  is one (1) opening on this board for a resident who lives in the School District Boundary 4, which includes towns of Kersey, Gill, Barnesville, Evans and Greeley east of 14th Avenue.

Duties/responsibilities Conducts hearings and considers bio-solid and septage applications and On-Site Wastewater Treatment System Variances.  Receives reports from the Health Department Executive Director and staff on programs and health issue affecting Weld County residents.

Qualifications needed – Any background is acceptable. Anyone with an interest in Public and Environmental Health is encouraged to apply.

Time commitment – One to two hours per month; the board meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 9 a.m. There is no meeting in December.

Building Trades Advisory Committee

Openings - There are three (3) openings on this committee. One (1) is for a cement contractor with a business address in Weld County;  one (1) for a representative of the Weld County Builders Association; and one (1) for the Home Builder's Association of Northern Colorado.

Duties/responsibilities - Reviews proposed changes to Chapter 29, Building Regulations, and make recommendations to Building Division and Board of County Commissioners. The board reviews complaints relating to the administration and enforcement of Building Code Regulations and serves as a communication link between the county and the construction industry.

Qualifications needed – Background in the construction industry or building trades professionals.

Time commitment – Four hours annually; the board meets the third Thursday in April and October at 5:30 p.m.

Questions? For those wanting more information about this board, please contact Robert Adriaens, (970) 400-3533, radriaens@weldgov.com.

Extension Advisory Council

Openings - There are two (2) openings on this council; an at-large opening and one with crop science background.

Duties/responsibilities - Advises CSU/Weld County Extension regarding their program efforts and budget decisions. Provides participation in the planning, implementation and evaluation of Extension programs including: 4-H Youth Development, Livestock, Horticulture, Agriculture, Family & Consumer Sciences, and Nutrition Education. Serves as a communication link between legislators, commissioners and residents.

Qualifications needed - Experience needed varies on position(s) available. For 4-H related positions, the ideal candidate would be someone with experience in youth development. For crop sciences and agriculture positions, a background in agriculture is necessary.

Time commitment – The council meets bi-monthly from noon -1:30 p.m.

Questions? For those wanting more information about the council, please contact Hannah Swanbom, (970) 400-2075, hswanbom@weldgov.com.

Human Services Advisory Commission

Openings - There is one (1) opening for an elected official or designee.

Duties/responsibilities - Commission members will advise on requirements related to the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG), a federally funded program that provides resources to alleviate the causes and conditions of poverty in communities; serve as the “Placement Alternatives Commission” (PAC) for Weld County in relation to out-of-home placement allocations, Core Services and other specific intervention and prevention programming; and advise on the evaluation of the overall effectiveness of Weld County programs designed to prevent or reduce out-of-home placement of children and youth involved in the Child Welfare system. 

Qualifications needed – One third of the board members need to be low-income (125% of poverty or below) or representing low-income community members, one third need to be elected officials or designated by elected officials and one third from the private sector, with no specific qualification.

Time commitment – Approximately 10 hours per year and meets quarterly.

Noxious Weed Management Advisory Board

Openings - There is one (1) opening on this board. 

Duties/responsibilities – Advises County Commissioners and staff regarding integrated weed management of noxious weeds on county and private property in compliance with State and County laws.

Qualifications needed – Members must live in unincorporated Weld County. Anyone interested in the environment and landscape is encouraged to apply. Knowledge of agriculture or plants is helpful but not necessary. A majority of board members must own more than 40 acres of land in Weld County.

Time commitment – Six hours a year; the board typically meets three times a year at 7 p.m. 

Weld County Building Code Board of Appeals

Opening - There is one (1) opening for someone in electrical, plumbing, mechanical, heating trade.

Duties/responsibilities - Determine the suitability of alternate materials and methods of construction. Interprets provisions of the Weld County Building Code but has no authority to waive requirements of the code.

Qualifications needed – Experienced or training in construction industry as a building trades professional.

 Time Commitment – The board meets when called.

Questions? For those wanting more information about this board, please contact Robert Adriaens, (970) 400-3533, radriaens@weldgov.com.

Weld Faith Partnership Council

Opening - There is one (1) opening on this council.

Duties/responsibilities - Advises County Commissioners on strategic recommendations from a faith-based and community-based perspective regarding issues of concern. Up to 15 members serve, including geographic representation of the faith community.

 Qualifications needed – The council is seeking a broad representation of individuals interested or involved in the faith-based community throughout Weld County, such as churches, youth groups, volunteer organizations, etc.

Time commitment – Two hours per month; the council meets the second Thursday of the month at 7:30 a.m.

Workforce Development Board

Openings - There are two (2) openings for a Business Representative and one (1) opening for Workforce Representatives on this board.

Duties/responsibilities - This board is business-led with a majority of its members representing the private sector and other members representing organized labor, community-based organizations, education, economic development organizations, other state agencies and individuals with disabilities. The WDB is charged with identifying regional workforce needs, developing and implementing systems in response and providing overall direction for Employment Services of Weld County.

Qualifications needed:

A Business Representative of Accommodation/Hospitality or Food Service, Transportation, Agriculture, Other Services (except Public Administration) and Manufacturing or Healthcare.

A Workforce Representative who is a member of a labor organization or a training director or representative of an apprenticeship program; or a representative of a community-based organization that have expertise in addressing the employment needs of individuals with barriers to employment, including organizations that serve veterans.

Time commitment – Up to four hours per month.  General meetings take place in-person on the second Tuesday of every other month at 11:45 a.m. Additional engagement opportunities are offered throughout the year.  Two subcommittees meet in-person, six times per year. Participation on subcommittees is highly encouraged.  

Questions? For those wanting more information about the board, please contact Heather Roberts, (970) 400-6752hroberts@weldgov.com.