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Volunteers Needed for Local Boards

Posted on 05/31/2017
We Need You!

The Weld County Commissioners are seeking Weld County residents interested in volunteering to serve on the following boards: Building Trades Advisory Committee, Families, Youth & Children Commission, Juvenile Community Review Board, Noxious Weed Management Advisory Board and Workforce Development Board.

Building Trades Advisory Committee acts as a citizen advisory board to review proposed changes in the Weld County Building Code Ordinance. Reviews complaints relating to the administration and enforcement of the ordinance. Serves as a communication link between the county and the construction industry. Eleven members serve three-year terms. Time commitment is six hours annually. The Board meets the third Thursday of April and October at 5:30 p.m.

Families, Youth, and Children Commission advises county commissioners regarding various areas of child welfare, primarily services to families and children. Meetings are quarterly on the second Friday at 7:30 a.m. Time commitment is up to two hours per meeting. *There are four open positions: Accounting/finance background, physician, foster or adoptive parent and someone with knowledge of the mental health field.

Juvenile Community Review Board encourages state and local government cooperation concerning adjudicated delinquent youth. Reviews specific youths proposed for community placement by the Division of Youth Services and accepts or rejects these recommendations. Seven regular members serve three-year terms. Time commitment is two hours per month and meets the second Monday of each month at noon when there are cases to be heard. *There are four openings for alternate positions in the area of bar association, probation, school district and citizen representative.

Noxious Weed Management Advisory Board advises County Commissioners regarding integrated weed management on county and private property. Members must live within the unincorporated part of the county and must own more than 40 acres of land in Weld County. Five members serve three-year terms. Time commitment is eight hours annually and meets quarterly, the third Thursday at 7:00 p.m.

Workforce Development Board are owners, Chief Executive Officers and individuals in the local area with optimum policy making or hiring authority and leaders from the workforce system, education and economic development that are charged with identifying regional workforce needs, developing and implementing systems in response and providing overall direction for Employment Services of Weld County. Time commitment averages three hours per month. General meetings convene six times per year on Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m. and sub-committees meet 3-4 times per year. *This positions is for a member in the labor organization or a training director from a joint labor-management apprenticeship program.

Applications are available on the Boards and Commissions tab within the Commissioner’s section at www.weldgov.com or through email, and will be accepted through June 9th. For further information, please contact Karla Ford at 970 336-7204 or kford@weldgov.com.