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Current Openings

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Boards and Commissions

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Area Agency on Aging

Openings - There are two (2)  openings on this board.  Prefer one opening to be filled by someone that lives and can represent the southern part of the county.

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.  Would like a resident that represents the south part of the county.

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

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


Building Trades Advisory Committee

Openings - There are three (3) openings on this committee.  One is for a cement contractor with a business address in Weld County;  one for a representative of the Weld County Builders Association; and one 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 committee, please contact Jose Gonzalez, (970) 400-3533, jgonzalez@weldgov.com.

Child Protection Citizen Review Panel
Openings - There is one (1) alternate opening on this panel. 

Descriptions/responsibilities – Makes recommendations on complaints filed concerning the conduct of caseworkers of Human Services.

Qualifications needed - Shall be representative of community, demonstrable personal or professional knowledge and experience with children. Shall not be an employee of the Weld or State Department of Human Services. At least one member must be a parent of a minor child at time of appointment. A limited background check is conducted prior to appointment.

Time commitment – Three hours annually; the panel meets when called.
Extension Advisory Council

Openings - There is one (1) opening on this council for a Livestock Representative.

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, Crop Science, 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 Livestock Representative, must be involved in farming or ranching enterprise that includes livestock production.

Time commitment – Two hours per month; the council meets bi-monthly at noon.

Questions? For those wanting more information about the council, please contact Keith Maxey, (970) 400-2075, kmaxey@weldgov.com.

Greeley-Weld Housing Authority

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

Duties/responsibilities
– Supervises the administration and financial policies of the Greeley and Weld County Housing Authority.  The Authority provides housing assistance for more than 1,000 Weld County families. The Executive Director reports to the board monthly.  The Board consists of nine members and four are recommended by County Commissioners for appointment by the Mayor of Greeley.

Qualifications needed – Must live outside Greeley city limits. Background in housing or service to the low-income community preferred.  Applicants cannot be a landlord currently conducting business with the Housing Authority.

Time commitment – Two hours monthly; the board meets on the 4th Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. and serves five-year terms

Questions?  For those wanting more information about this authority board, please contact Tom Teixeira, (970) 353-7437,
tom@greeley-weldha.org.

Weld County Building Code Board of Appeals

Openings - There is one (1) opening for a licensed engineer.

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 – Two hours annually; the board meets when called.

Questions? For those wanting more information about this board, please contact Jose Gonzalez, (970) 400-3533, jgonzalez@weldgov.com.


Workforce Development Board

Openings - There is one (1) opening 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 and/or Hospitality Industry who is a business owner, Chief Executive or operating officer, or other business executives or employers with optimum policy making and hiring authority. May represent businesses, including small businesses, or organizations representing business that provide employment opportunities that, at a minimum, include high-quality, work-relevant training and development. Actively participates in activities supporting the local workforce system.

Time Commitment - Average of four hours per month; general meetings are bi-monthly on the second Tuesday at Noon.  Two subcommittees (youth and awareness) meet six times per year.  Participation on subcommittees is highly encouraged for appointed board members.  Four engagement opportunities and special events are held throughout the year.

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