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Commissioners seek applications for citizen boards and councils
Commissioners seek applications for citizen boards and councils

Hillsborough County, Florida -- Hillsborough County Commissioners are seeking residents to serve on several County citizen advisory boards and councils. Residents interested in seeking appointment must be registered voters in Hillsborough County. These are voluntary positions, and members serve without compensation. Applicants may apply to more than one board, but may only serve on one board at a time. All applicants must submit the Standards of Conduct form along with their application.

The deadline for applying to this need is May 30, 2013. Appointments will be scheduled for a meeting of the Board of County Commissioners in June or July 2013.

An application is available in the Commissioners’ reception area on the second floor of County Center, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd. in downtown Tampa; by calling the Boards and Councils Coordinator at 813-272-5826; or on the Boards and Committees webpage. The Application Questionnaire for County Appointments is in the middle of the page, along with the Standards of Conduct. The forms can be filled out and printed, and then scanned and emailed, faxed, hand-delivered or mailed. Forms must be signed and dated. Additional directions for submission are listed on the forms.

If you apply to a board that requires a background check, you must also submit a Background Investigation Disclosure and Authorization form, which also is available on the webpage listed above.

The boards and councils that have openings are:

  • Affordable Housing Advisory Board
  • Child Care Licensing Hearing Officers
  • Children's Services Advisory Board
  • Council On Aging
  • Electrical Board of Adjustments, Appeals and Examiners
  • Family Child Care Home Advisory Board
  • Health Care Advisory Board
  • Health Council of West Central Florida, Inc. 
  • Historic Preservation Challenge Grant Program
  • Historical Resource Review Board
  • Historical Advisory Council
  • Land Use Appeals Board
  • Mechanical Board of Adjustments, Appeals and Examiners
  • Public Library Board
  • Tampa Sports Authority
  • Value Adjustment Board
  • Water Conservation Technical Advisory Committee

For more explanation on these positions visit the Hillisborough County site. 

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