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Volunteering on a board or commission is not only a great way to get involved in county government but also a wonderful opportunity to work alongside other passionate individuals like yourself. Please take some time to review our current board openings below, and we hope you find an opening that interests you.

Boards and Commissions

Please see openings listed below and hit the link below to apply. 
We will be taking applications for these openings through October 28th. 

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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 board, please contact Jose Gonzalez, (970) 400-3533,

Extension Advisory Council

Openings: There is one (1) opening on this council:

*Media Representative
  - is an individual with knowledge of the medi market in Weld County and Northern Colorado who can advise the CSU Weld Extension Office on how to promote its programs to the public.

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 – 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,

Juvenile Community Reveiw Board
Opening: There is one (1) opening for someone with Bar Association experience. 

Duties/responsibilities - Reviews progress and collateral information regarding juveniles that have been committed to the Department of Youth Services in order to determine the appropriateness of recommended transitional placement and/or programming into a community setting. The board is comprised of eight separate professional agencies as well as community representation.

Qualifications needed – Members shall have experience and represent the following areas: probation, social services, school district, law enforcement, division of youth, bar association and mental health. There are also two citizen positions on this board.

Time commitment – Two to three hours per month; seven members serve three-year terms. The board meets the second Monday of each month when there are cases to be heard.

Planning Commission
Openings:  There is one (1) opening on this commission.  Applicant must live one of the following school districts:  RE-3j, RE-50j, RE-8, RE-27j, RE-20j; which include the areas of Roggen, Keenesburg, Hudson, Master, Dearfield, Fort Lupton, Brighton or Weldona. 

Duties/responsibilities - Conducts hearings and advises County Commissioners regarding land-use planning, zoning administration, and subdivision development within the county. Reviews and makes recommendations on land-use applications and amendments to policies and regulations.

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 geographic area for which they are appointed at the time of appointment and during their term.

Time commitment - The commission meets on the first and third Tuesday of the month at 12:30p.m.
Weld County Building Code Board of Appeals

Opening: 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,

Weld Faith Partnership Council

 Openings: There are three (3) openings 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 four (4) openings 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 – Diverse, knowledgeable community members who are business owners, Chief Executive Officers and individuals with optimum policy making and hiring authority who actively participate in activities supporting the local workforce system.

Time commitment – Averages four hours per month; general meetings take place on Tuesdays at 11:45 a.m. and two subcommittees meet four times per year. Participation on subcommittees is highly encouraged.

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