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Advisory Committee Application Form

Equity and Access Committee Application Form

Climate Action Committee Application Form

Planning Commission Advisory Committee Application Form

Advisory Committee application forms and committee vacancy notices are also available in the Board of Commissioners office of the Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue, Eugene.

PERFORMANCE AUDIT COMMITTEE

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from community members interested in serving on the Performance Audit Committee. To ensure independence of the performance audit function, an audit committee is created to advise the Board of County Commissioners on significant audit matters involving the County Performance Auditor and the performance audit function. Per the Lane Manual, members of the Committee:

  • Review the County Performance Auditor’s audit plan annually and provide suggestions and comments for the annual audit plan;
  • Perform regular annual evaluations of the County Performance Auditor and reporting results to the Board of County Commissioners;
  • Ensure that audit reports are transmitted to the Board of County Commissioners and to the public;
  • Monitor follow-up on reported findings;
  • Maintain the confidentiality of personnel matters while taking responsibility for appropriate disclosure to the Board of County Commissioners or to the public;
  • Ensure that a system of quality control is established, maintained, and designed to provide the performance audit function with reasonable assurance that the function and its personnel comply with professional standards and applicable legal and regulatory requirements;
  • Review the fieldwork plans for each audit, and provide suggestions and comments on each fieldwork plan;
  • Evaluate the findings and recommendations of the quality assurance review as required by recognized government auditing standards;
  • Review and provide suggestions and comments on the County Performance Auditor’s program goals;
  • Review the County Performance Auditor’s Office annual statement of independence;
  • Ensure maximum coordination between work of the County Performance Auditor’s Office and contracted audit efforts;
  • Review the County Performance Auditor’s compensation and staffing annually;
  • Review the County Performance Auditor’s Office budget annually.

 

The role of the County Performance Auditor is currently vacant. The Board of County Commissioners has expressed their commitment to fill the vacancy. Additional effort surrounding the recruitment and hire of the County Performance Auditor should be expected in the next year in addition to the duties outlined in Lane Manual 3.530 and the Performance Audit Committee Bylaws.


MEMBERSHIP:

The Audit Committee consists of five voting members, one County Commissioner and four at-large members, appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, and five ex-officio non-voting members.

The four at-large members must be residents of the county, not employed by or under contract with the county, and collectively possess sufficient knowledge in performance auditing and public management practices.

Desired qualifications to be considered may include experience as a performance auditor, a Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor, public manager, or other relevant professional experience.

The method of selecting candidates to fill the at-large positions is determined by the Board of Commissioners. Members will be appointed to three-year terms. The four at-large members are limited to two full consecutive terms, with one year intervening before they become eligible for reappointment.

MEETING SCHEDULE: Quarterly

VACANCY: One (1) Position [B] - Per Lane County Advisory Committee Policy

TERM: Position [B] expires Jan. 31, 2024

APPLICATION DEADLINE: 5:00 p.m., January 8, 2021. Paper applications are available in the Board of Commissioners’ Office located on the second floor of the Public Service Building at 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene. To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4062. Applications can also be downloaded by clicking this link: Advisory Committee Application

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL: Hard copy applications can be turned in at the Board of Commissioners' Office located on the second floor of the Lane County Public Service Building at 125 East 8th Avenue in Eugene. Online applications can be emailed to: Laura.Holtgrieve@lanecountyor.gov

Contact:
Laura Holtgrieve
Executive Assistant
Laura.Holtgrieve@lanecountyor.gov
(541) 682-4062

 

 

LANE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION

DATE: August 30, 2020

CONTACT: Amber Bell, Interim Planning Director, 541-682-8517

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the commission listed below. This commission serves in an advisory capacity to the Board of Commissioners on a wide variety of topics and issues. Details about the Committee and its meeting schedule and specific duties are included for your information.

LANE COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION: This Commission makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding comprehensive plan issues and amendments. The Commission also advises and cooperates with other planning agencies within the state and may provide reports to local government officials on issues concerning county, regional or metropolitan planning. The Commission serves as the Citizen Involvement Program Committee for Lane County on matters relating to land use and promotes public interest in and understanding of the comprehensive plan and of planning and zoning in general.

MEETINGS: Twice a month; generally the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month with occasional special meetings on other evenings.

MEMBERSHIP: Nine (9).

VACANCIES: Two (2) total as of 8/27/20

GEOGRAPHIC MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS: At-large position.

The Board will make a reasonable attempt to select voting membership from different geographic areas of the County.


OTHER MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS:
See Lane Manual 3.575. No more than two voting members of each Planning Commission will be engaged principally in the buying, selling or developing of real estate for profit as individuals, or be members of any partnership or officers or employees of any corporation that is engaged principally in the buying, selling or developing of real estate for profit. No more than two voting members of each Planning Commission will be engaged in the same kind of occupation, business, trade or profession. Applications will be evaluated for consistency with membership criteria by Board subcommittee. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until filled.

Applications are available online and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located at the Lane County Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th Avenue in Eugene or at the Lane County Public Works Customer Service Center at 3050 N. Delta Highway.

APPLICATION SUBMITTAL: Hard copy applications can be turned in at the Lane County Public Works Customer Service Center at 3050 North Delta Highway, Eugene, between the hours of 9:00am and 4:00pm. Online applications can be emailed to:  Amber.Bell@lanecountyor.gov

EQUITY AND ACCESS ADVISORY BOARD

November 3, 2020 

Contact: Mo Young 541-682-3725

Lane County is seeking applications from community members interested in serving on the Lane County Equity and Access Advisory Board. The Advisory Board is made up of a diverse group of people that are working together to make thoughtful recommendations to the Lane County Administrator about affecting institutional and cultural change through equity and access policies and procedures.

 

Applicants must be committed to:

 

  • Attending and participating in a monthly advisory board meeting as well as monthly task force meetings;

  • Asking hard questions and working through the process of answering these questions as a group;

  • Ensuring that people and communities who cannot be in the room will be considered in decision making and discussion;

  • Working together and valuing the diverse perspectives and opinions present while tackling difficult and often emotionally charged issues.

 

If you apply, interview and are selected to serve on the EAB, you will have an opportunity to directly impact county government by holding the administration accountable to change the way that the County does its work while sharing space on the Board with diverse community members that are working together with intention to make our County better for everyone that lives, works, and plays here.

 

Details about the Advisory Board and its composition, meeting schedule and the requirements for service follow:

 

Membership:

The Advisory Board is interested in having diverse representation that includes people of different racial and/or ethnic backgrounds, identities, abilities, and perspectives who:

  • Bring a connection to, relationship with and advocacy for specific communities;

  • Have a professional background, community leadership, or other relevant experience in equity issues;

  • Know how to impact institutional change in the area of equity, diversity, and inclusion;

  • Have experience across multiple dimensions of diversity.

 

Advisory Board members must live within the geographical boundaries of Lane County.

 

Meeting Schedule: monthly

 

Vacancy: Seven (7) positions

 

Term: Two years

 

Application Deadline: December 31st, 2020 at 5p.m.


POVERTY AND HOMELESSNESS BOARD (PHB)

DATE:    July 27, 2020

CONTACT:  Diana Alldredge, Diana.Alldredge@lanecountyor.gov  541-682-3798

 

The Lane County Board of Commissioners in cooperation with the Cities of Eugene and Springfield through the Human Services Division (HSD) is seeking applications to fill one position on the Poverty and Homelessness Board (PHB):   One (1) Homeless Youth Representative who will serve on behalf of community members of Lane County. The applicants may represent a service provider, a consumer/former consumer or an organization.  The applicant should have lived experience of homelessness, which can be current or former homelessness.

The Poverty and Homelessness Board (PHB) provides advice to the Board of County Commissioners and the intergovernmental Human Services Commission with the goal of reducing and preventing poverty and homelessness in Lane County. It assists the development of the delivery of housing and services to meet the specific needs of people who are impoverished or homeless improving their stability. It assists to maximize the allocation of local, state and federal funds made available for this purpose. It serves as the administrative board for the Lane County Community Action Agency and as the oversight board for the Lane County Continuum of Care.

 

PHB tasks shall include: participate in the development of the county’s planning , implementation and monitoring of performance and evaluate outcomes of programs serving low-income and homeless persons; develop and review program polices and priorities; assure the coordination and implementation of a housing and human service system; review coordinated assessment system for service access; review and approve privacy, security, and data quality plans, policies and procedures, and performance measures for the Human Services Management Information System; review the process for performance improvement; participate in a point-in-time count of homeless persons that is conducted at least biannually; review an annual gaps analysis that is conducted of homelessness needs and services; develop program and financial priorities for the distribution of public funds; assure a collaborative, fair, and transparent process for developing priorities for projects to be submitted in grant applications to funders; and, review the efficiency and effectiveness of funding expenditures for funded activities

 

STAFFING: Department of Health and Human Services

 

MEETS: Monthly, or as needed

 

TERM:  Three (3) years.

 

MANDATED: 24 CFR 578.7, ORS 458.505

 

MEMBERSHIP: (15) The Board shall consist of fifteen voting members appointed by the Lane County Board of Commissioners. In accordance with 42 U.S. Code § 9910, the Poverty and Homelessness Board shall be a tri-partite board composed of one third elected officials (holding office on the date of selection); one third representatives of low-income individuals and families; one third members of business, industry, labor, religious, law enforcement, education, or other major groups and interests in the community.

 

Public officials shall consist of one Lane County Commissioner, one City of Eugene, one City of Springfield and one rural Lane County elected official. The Board shall also consist of non-voting ex-officio participants representing governmental agencies and departments that are responsible for housing, employment, health and human services and public welfare and continuum of care grant co-applicants.

 

In addition to the Board members, up to seven (7) Ex-Officio participants are invited to attend meetings and participate in the discussion representing key community stakeholders.

 

VACANCY: One vacancy:   One (1) Homeless Youth Representative who will serve on behalf of community members of Lane County. The applicant may represent a service provider, a consumer/former consumer or an organization.  

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     Open until filled.

 

Electronic Applications Preferred.

 

You can apply online here.

 

Hardcopy applications can be submitted to the Human Services Division located on the 5th floor of the Lane County Health & Human Services Building, 151 W. 7th Avenue, Room 560, Eugene, or submitted by e-mail to diana.alldredge@lanecountyor.gov.

 

Online applications are available on the Lane County website at www.lanecounty.org/volunteer.

To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4203.

 

For additional information about the Poverty and Homelessness Board, please go to our website at

www.LaneCounty.org/PHB.


COMMUNITY HEALTH COUNCIL

DATE: April 5, 2017

 

SUBJECT:  Community Health Council

 

CONTACT: Rochelle Black, 541-682-4161            

 

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the Community Health Council.  The committee advises the Board of Commissioners on topics and issues related to the Community Health Centers of Lane County, a Federally Qualified Health Center, and also serves as the governing board for the Health Centers.  Details about the Council and its composition, meeting schedule and the requirements for service on the Council follow:

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH COUNCIL: Provides assistance and advice to the Board of Commissioners and the Health & Human Services (H&HS) Department's Community Health Centers of Lane County (CHCLC) in promoting its mission to provide comprehensive health care that is quality-driven, affordable and culturally competent to the people of Lane County. The Community Health Council will provide input and feedback to generally advise the development, implementation and evaluation of CHCLC programs, including but not limited to all programs funded through the Federal Bureau of Primary Health Care Grant(s). This may include providing feedback and advice regarding the health care needs of Lane County residents. One goal of the Community Health Council is to review marketplace trends and to provide assistance and advice which reflect the economic realities of the marketplace. The Council works with the H&HS/CHCLC's management team and with community leaders to actively engage in long-term strategic planning to build sustainability for the centers.

 

MEMBERSHIP:  The Council has a membership range of 9 to 15.


MEETING SCHEDULE
:  Monthly.  The Council meets the third Tuesday of every month from 5:15-7:00 p.m. at the Delta Oaks Clinic at 1022 Green Acres Road in Eugene.  This meeting location is convenient to bus routes.  Meals are provided and stipends are available to offset transportation and other costs which may be associated with meeting attendance.

 

VACANCY:  The Council is seeking up to five consumer members.  To qualify as a consumer, the candidate must be a current registered patient of the Community Health Centers of Lane County and must have accessed services at any of the Health Center locations within the past twenty four months.  Lane County is particularly interested in attracting consumer members who can represent those who utilize mental health services and/or those who utilize pediatric services.  A legal guardian of a consumer who is a dependent child or adult, or a legal sponsor of an immigrant may also be considered a consumer. In an effort to ensure the Council is representative of the community at large, Lane County is also interested in attracting consumer members who live in Commissioner District 1 (West Lane County), Commissioner District 4 (North Eugene) and Commissioner District 5 (East Lane County).

 

TERM: Four (4) year terms with a limit of two (2) consecutive terms of membership.  When vacancies occur during the unexpired term of a member, the Council may nominate a new member to the Board of Commissioners for consideration for appointment for the duration of the term.  Such appointees shall serve as members of the Council until the end of the terms of the outgoing members, except in the case of vacancies occurring within the last 6 months of a term, which shall be for the remaining term of the vacancy plus 4 years.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled.

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