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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 an hit the link below to apply: 

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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, jgonzalez@weldgov.com

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, kmaxey@weldgov.com

Fair Board
Openings: There are seven (7) openings for Weld County residents on the Weld County Fair Board. Seeking community-minded representatives with backgrounds in Agriculture, Livestock, and Youth Development to oversee and set policy for the Weld County Fair.

Duties/responsibilities - This seven (7) member board oversees the Weld County Fair, held the last full week of July, by setting policy and overseeing volunteer committees associated with fair. The board will work closely with Weld County Extension and FFA programs. Board members may attend events during the fair and serve as volunteers to help put the fair on.

Qualifications needed – An interest in helping better the Weld County Fair! If you’re excited about working with agriculture and livestock while helping talented youth and adults in Weld County have a unique fair experience, then bring that enthusiasm to the Fair Board!

Time commitment – Two to three hours per month; the board meets on the first Monday of every month at 7 p.m. Time during fair week varies depending on the availability of the individual board member.

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

Workforce Development Board

 Openings: There are two (2) openings on this board:

*Apprenticeship Training Director (Or Labor Organization Organization) Representative – A training director from a joint labor-management apprenticeship program or of an apprenticeship program in Weld County. Or a representative who is a member of a labor organization.

*Secondary Education Representative – Representative of local educational agency, and of community-based organization with demonstrated experience and expertise in addressing the education of training needs of individuals with barriers to employment. (Local School Districts)

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, hroberts@weldgov.com