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The Mesa County Board of Commissioners is looking for individuals to apply for the following panels, boards and commissions.

  • Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Council- Deadline for application:  March 3, 2014

Commercial Ambulance Representative

This council is charged with advising the Board of Commissioners on matters related to Emergency Medical Services.  The council's goal is to continually improve emergency medical services across Mesa County.  The council is composed of eleven members, with representatives sought from various specialties.  This vacancy is to be filled with a representative of a commercial ambulance service that is licensed as an Ambulance Services Provider in Mesa County at the time of their appointment. For more information about this council, visit: ems.mesacounty.us. Meetings of this council occur on the third Monday of each month from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Mesa County Sheriff's Office.  Terms are for three years.

Advanced Life Support Emergency Medical Technician Representative

This council is charged with advising the Board of Commissioners on matters related to Emergency Medical Services.  The council's goal is to continually improve emergency medical services across Mesa County.  The council is composed of eleven members, with representatives sought from various specialties. This vacancy is to be filled with a representative currently functioning as an Advanced Life Support Emergency Medical Technician providing prehospital emergency medical care in Mesa County at the time of their appointment. For more information about this council, visit: ems.mesacounty.us.  Meetings of this council occur on the third Monday of each month from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Mesa County Sheriff's Office.  Terms are for three years.   

  • Tri-Partite Board for Community Services Block Grant - Deadline for application: March 31, 2014  
The Community Services Block Grant or CSBG provides U.S. federal funding for Community Action Agencies and other programs that seek to address poverty at the community level.  Agencies sub-granted CSBG funds to address issues that are related to employment, education, income management, housing, nutrition, emergency services, and health as they are related to poverty.  The CSBG Program must be administered through a Tripartite Board. The seven (7) member Board must fully participate in the development, planning, implementation and evaluation of the programs and must be comprised of 2 elected public officials, holding office on the date of the selection, or their representative, 3  low income individuals and families or their representative, and 2 members of the private sector (business, education etc).   Seven appointments will be made. 

  • Floodplain Board of Appeals - Deadline for application: March 31, 2014

Pursuant to Mesa County Land Development Code, the Floodplain Board of appeals is charged with hearing and deciding appeals and requests for variances and appeals to decisions by the floodplain administrator regarding interpretation of floodplain boundaries, issuance, or non-issuance of a floodplain development permit, conditions, or any other provision of the floodplain regulation. Members must be qualified by experience and training pertaining to regulation, and will preferably be hydrologists, hydrogeologists, civil engineers, and hydrological engineers. This board is composed of six members with three year terms. Six appointments will be made. 

  • Mesa County Planning Commission - Deadline for application:  March 31, 2014

The Mesa County Planning Commission adopts the Master Plan for future Development of unincorporated Mesa County, reviews general land use matters, and makes recommendations to the Board of Commissioners based upon the Mesa County Land Development Code and Master Plan. Knowledge of zoning and general land use matters is recommended. For more information on this commission, visit: http://www.mesacounty.us/planning/planning-commission.aspx. The commission is comprised of seven members and three alternates.  Terms are for three years. One appointment will be made. 

  • Board of Health - Deadline for application:  March 31, 2014

The Mesa County Board of Health functions under the guidance of the Carver Policy Governance Model.  Information about this model can be found at the following web address (http://www.carvergovernance.com/model.htm).

The Mesa County Board of Health is charged with setting public health policies, and then working with the Mesa County Public Health Director and advising the Board of County Commissioners to ensure that appropriate and necessary efforts are in place so that public health policies are being addressed. The Mesa County Health Department administers programs and services that protect the health of Mesa County residents. The preferred Board of Health candidate will 1) be willing to work as part of a public health team, and 2) have a working knowledge or interest in the field of public health. The Board of Health meets at the Mesa County Health Department at 2:00 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of each month, with additional meetings as needed. The Board of Health is composed of five members. Terms are for five years.  One appointment will be made.

  • Mesa County Citizen Review Panel - Deadline for application:  March 31, 2014

This is a five-member panel which assists the Board of Mesa County Commissioners by providing a conflict resolution process for grievances concerning the conduct of the Mesa County Department of Human Services personnel involved with Child Welfare cases filed under the Colorado Children's Code.

Article 3 of the Colorado Children's Code at 19-3-211(1)(b) provides: "A citizen review panel shall be created in each county and city and county. The members of such citizen review panel shall be appointed by the governing body without influence from the state department or the county department, be representative of the community, have demonstrable personal or professional knowledge and experience with children, and not be employees or agents of the state department or any county department. At least one member of the citizen review panel in each county and city and county shall be the parent of a minor child at the time of his or her appointment to serve on such panel."

Demonstrable personal or professional knowledge and experience with children is required. Terms are for two years.  Two appointments will be made.  

  • Colorado State University Extension Tri River Area Advisory Committee - Deadline for application:  March 31, 2014 

Established pursuant to C.R.S. 23-34-104, and comprised of no more than eighteen (18) members.  Mesa County, Delta County, and Montrose County each appoint five (5) members; Ouray County appoints three (3).  The function of this Committee is to provide input on planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating programs and performance.   Terms are for three years.  Two appointments will be made by Mesa County Commissioners. 

  • Community Corrections - Deadline for application:  March 31, 2014

The Community Corrections Board was established pursuant to C.R.S. 17-27-103 and Bylaws.  The function of this Board is to establish priorities, standards, long-range plans & financial support for correctional services; to provide services in correctional matters; to administer funds authorized by the Division of Criminal Justice.

This Board is comprised of four Community Members, appointed by the Board of Commissioners, and representatives from the following agencies: District Attorney’s Office, Public Defender, Mesa County Criminal Justice Services Division, Mesa County Sheriff, Division of Youth Corrections, Division of Parole Western Field Operations, Probation, and Police Department.  Terms are for three years. One appointment will be made.

  • Mesa County Noxious Weed Advisory Board - Deadline for application:  March 31, 2014

This Board makes recommendations regarding the management plan for designated noxious weeds, recommends action to be taken to control or eradicate noxious weeds and declares certain weed species as noxious.  Candidates must be residents of the unincorporated portion of Mesa County and a majority of the board landowners of over forty acres.  Terms are for five years.  One appointment for alternate will be made.  

For additional questions, call Administration, 970-244-1885 or submit the completed application (although not required, you may include a resume or letter of interest) to mcadmin@mesacounty.us

 


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