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Weld County seeks applicants to serve on various advisory boards

Tyler Silvy
tsilvy@greeleytribune.com

Weld County residents looking for volunteer opportunities need look no further.

Weld County Commissioners recently announced a host of volunteer openings, as county commissioners are looking for help on a variety of boards.

Officials are looking for volunteers on the Building Trades Advisory Committee; Families, Youth and Children Commission; Juvenile Community Review Board, Noxious Weed Management Advisory Board and the Workforce Development Board, according to a Weld County news release.

Applications are available on the Weld County website, boards and commissions tab. For more information, call Karla Ford at (970) 336-7204 or email her at kford@weldgov.com.

Here's a bit more about each board, from the Weld County news release:

» The Building Trades Advisory Committee reviews proposed changes in the Weld County Building Code Ordinance, reviews complaints relating to the administration and enforcement of the ordinance and serves as a communication link between the county and the construction industry. This board meets the third Thursday of April and October at 5:30 p.m. There are 11 members, and members serve three-year terms with a six-hour commitment each year.

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» The Families, Youth, and Children Commission advises county commissioners on services for families and children. Meetings are quarterly on the second Friday at 7:30 a.m. The time commitment is up to two hours per meeting. There are four open positions: Accounting/finance background, physician, foster or adoptive parent and someone with knowledge of the mental health field.

» The Juvenile Community Review Board encourages state and local government cooperation concerning adjudicated delinquent youth. The board reviews specific youths proposed for community placement by the Division of Youth Services and accepts or rejects these recommendations. This board meets the second Monday of each month at noon. Seven regular members serve three-year terms, with a time commitment of two hours per month. There are four openings for alternate positions in the area of bar association, probation, school district and citizen representative.

» The Noxious Weed Management Advisory Board advises county commissioners regarding integrated weed management on county and private property. Members must live within the unincorporated part of the county and must own more than 40 acres of land in Weld County. This board meets quarterly, on the third Thursday at 7 p.m. Five members serve three-year terms. The time commitment is eight hours per year.

» The Workforce Development Board is charged with identifying regional workforce needs and providing direction for employment services of Weld County. Business owners, chief executive officers and individuals with policy making or hiring authority are encouraged to apply. Meetings occur six times per year on Tuesdays at 11:15 a.m. Sub-committees meet three to four times per year. The time commitment is three hours per month. The position opening is for a member in the labor organization or a training director from a joint labor-management apprenticeship program.

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