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5th & Avon Community Advisory Committee: One vacancy. The Advisory Committees will provide assistance, feedback and input to County staff and the Board of Supervisors on community and county efforts related to implementation and support of the adopted Master Plan, in accordance with established county procedures.
Agricultural & Forestal District Advisory Committee: Two vacancies. The Committee shall advise the local planning commission and the local governing body and assist in creating, reviewing, modifying, continuing or terminating districts within the locality. In particular, the Committee shall render expert advice as to the nature of farming and forestry and agricultural and forestal resources within the district and their relation to the entire locality. Must be a landowner within the County. Preference will be given to a landowner engaged in agricultural or foresal production.
Architectural Review Board: One vacancy. The Architectural Review Board shall be advisory to the Planning Commission, Board of County Supervisors and Board of Zoning Appeals in rezonings, special use permits, site development plans, subdivisions, variances and other matters within Entrance Corridor Overlay Districts.
Charlottesville-Albemarle Convention and Visitors Bureau (CACVB) Management Board: One vacancy, representation of local accommodations/hotel business manager.
Citizens Transportation Advisory Committee (CTAC): One vacancy. This committee will develop and recommend updates to long-range CHART plavaluate plan progress, and recommend amendments and updated project descriptions to the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Technical Committee for endorsement and approval by the MPO Policy Board.
Community Policy and Management Team (CPMT): One vacancy, private service provider. The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors and the Charlottesville City Council have established separate Community Policy and Management Teams in each respective locality pursuant to the Code of Virginia, Section § 2.2-5204.
Fire Prevention Board of Appeals/Local Board of Building Code Appeals: One vacancy, alternate member. Board members shall be qualified by experience and training to rule on matters pertaining to building construction and fire prevention.
Historic Preservation Committee: Four vacancies. The committee implements the County's Historic Preservation Plan, which is part of the Comprehensive Plan. *Expertise in archaeology and financial incentives for historic preservation preferred*
Jail Authority Board: One vacancy, joint city/county representative. The Board determines policy for the operation of the Charlottesville-Albemarle Joint Security Complex. *application deadline May 21, 2016*
Jefferson-Madison Regional Library Board: One vacancy. The Library Board serves as a strong, active advocate for improvement and enhancement of public library services in the region and Commonwealth and determines all library policies.
Natural Heritage Committee: Two vacancies. Serves as an advisory committee that maintains the County's Biodiversity Assessment; advise the Board of Supervisors, the Planning Commission and County staff on applying biodiversity information to land-use decision-making, and supports biodiversity education in the County. Preference will be given to individuals in the following skill areas: GIS, conservation-related scientific experience and/or field natural-history experience.
Pantops Community Advisory Committee: Three vacancies. The Advisory Committees will provide assistance, feedback and input to County staff and the Board of Supervisors on community and county efforts related to implementation and support of the adopted Master Plan, in accordance with established county procedures.
Piedmont Virginia Community College Board: Three vacancies. The College Board is responsible for assuring that the Community College is responsive to the needs existing within its service region within the statewide policies, procedures and regulations of the State Board for Community Colleges.
Places 29 (NORTH) Community Advisory Committee: Three vacancies, small neighborhood, school community and Office/R&D/Flex/LI or HI. The Advisory Committees will provide assistance, feedback and input to County staff and the Board of Supervisors on community and county efforts related to implementation and support of the adopted Master Plan, in accordance with established county procedures. Places29-North will focus on the Piney Mountain and Hollymead Neighborhoods.
Places 29 (RIO) Community Advisory Committee: One vacancy, school community. The Advisory Committees will provide assistance, feedback and input to County staff and the Board of Supervisors on community and county efforts related to implementation and support of the adopted Master Plan, in accordance with established county procedures. Places29-Rio will focus on the neighborhoods and businesses between Rio Road and the Rivanna River in the Places29 Master Plan area.
Public Recreational Facilities Authority: Two vacancies. The Authority accepts, holds, protects, enforces and administers open-space land and interests therein, under the provisions of Chapter 17 of Title 10.1 of the Code of Virginia 1950, as specifically prescribed by Code Section 10.1-1701.
Region Ten Community Services Board: One vacancy. This Board reviews and evaluates public mental health, mental retardation and substance abuse services and facilities available to serve the community and private services and facilities which receive funds through the Board.
Rivanna River Basin Commission: One vacancy. To provide guidance for the stewardship and enhancement of the water and natural resources of the Rivanna River Basin.
Route 250 West Task Force: One vacancy. Review and make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors with regard to all transportation improvements on the Route 250 West corridor (250 Bypass to the Yancey Mill interchange).
Solid Waste Alternatives Advisory Committee (SWAAC): One vacancy, RSWA representative. The Committee will provide information to the Board in a semi-annual update and an annual report to include a thorough budgetary and environmental impact analysis of the Committee’s recommended policy implementation. *see representative list for vacancies*
Workforce Investment Board: Two vacancies. The Board will develop the vision, goals, objectives, policies, and strategic local plan, designate or certify One Stop Centers, appoint a Youth Council, and promote private sector participation.
All vacancies are open until filled. Application forms and information may be obtained from the Clerk's Office, Board of County Supervisors, Fourth Floor, County Office Building, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville, VA, between 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M., Monday - Friday. Applications are also available on-line. Telephone: (434) 296-5843.
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