Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (8 Positions)
Not less frequently than every three (3) years, the advisory committee shall review the established policies and procedures, ordinances, land development regulations, and adopted local government comprehensive plan of the appointing local government and shall recommend specific actions or initiatives to encourage of facilitate affordable housing while protecting the ability of the property to appreciate in value.
Board of Adjustment (2 Positions) – District 2, District 3
Members of the Board of Adjustment shall be knowledgeable in the field of comprehensive planning and shall be familiar with the Osceola County Comprehensive Plan, the Osceola County Land Development Code and other applicable regulations. Members of the Board of Adjustment serve at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners. The Board of Adjustment shall have the authority to grant or deny, wholly or in part, any request for a variance from the specified regulations and grant conditional use requests pursuant to the appropriate findings and further that it is not contrary to the public interest and the health, safety, comfort, convenience, and welfare of the citizens of Osceola County, or that the request is in conflict with provisions of this Code. Must reside in County Commission District 2. Typically meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Terms are four (4) years, unless it is to fill a vacant position.
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Citizens Advisory Task Force (2 Positions) - District 1, District 2
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Citizen Advisory Task Force increases public awareness of the function of the community Development Block Grant Program and the types of assistance available to low and moderate income residents. In this role, the Task Force reviews and provides input on the Action Plan, Consolidated Plan, citizen Participation Plan and Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing. The Task Force also provides input on the implementation of community projects. Fifty-one percent of Task force members must meet the low and moderate income definition (households at or below 80 percent area median income). The committee meets twice a year at the Osceola County Human Services office in the Beaumont Complex, 330 N. Beaumont Avenue, Kissimmee, FL 34741
Fire and Rescue Advisory Commission (2 Positions) - District 2, At Large
The Fire and Rescue Advisory Commission considers various operational and budgetary aspects of Osceola County’s fire services and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners. Meetings are scheduled the first Thursday of every month and take place in the following location: Emergency Operations Center, 2586 Partin Settlement Road, Kissimmee, FL 34747
Housing Finance Authority (2 Positions)
The Housing Finance Authority is composed of five (5) residents of the County serving for four (4) years or until their successors are appointed and are qualified. Florida Statutes 159.605 provides that not less than a majority of the members of the Housing Finance Authority shall be knowledgeable in one of the following fields: Labor, Finance or Commerce. These are the only qualifications for membership on the Authority, established by Law.
Library Advisory Board (2 Positions) - At Large
The Library Advisory Board is a visionary force, meeting the needs of a growing and diverse community.
Those interested in applying may visit http://www.osceola.org/agencies-departments/advisory-boards/ for a listing of all boards and the application documents required.