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The Mesa County Board of Commissioners is looking for individuals to apply for the following panels, boards and commissions.
  • Mesa County Citizen Review Panel - Deadline for application:  open until filled

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:  open until filled 

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. 

  • Mesa County Noxious Weed Advisory Board - Deadline for application:  open until filled

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


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