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Advisory Board Current Vacancies

Updated March 9, 2023

Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (1 Position)—Category “Member of the Osceola County Planning Board Commissioner” —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.

Library Advisory Board (2 Positions)—District 3, District 5—The Osceola County Library Advisory Board is a citizen’s advisory board organized primarily for the purpose of aiding the Board of County Commissioners to advise them regarding various aspects of the Osceola County Library system. Requirements for Membership: The Osceola County Library Advisory Board consist of seven members. Each County Commissioner may nominate one member from his/her respective district for membership to the Advisory Board.  The Board of County Commissioners shall also appoint two (2) at-large members.  When practicable, one (1) of the members shall be a member of the Friends of the Library group and one (1) of the members shall be a member of the Osceola County Bar Association. An affirmative vote of a majority of the quorum of the Board of County Commissioners shall be required before a nominee is appointed. Must reside in County Commission District 3 or 5. Meetings Time and Location: The Library Advisory Board meets quarterly, usually on the first Tuesday evening in the months of March, June, September, and December. Meetings rotate between the five full-service library branches, with the meeting locations announced on the County website.

Planning Commission (2 Positions)—District 2, District 3—Members of the Planning Commission act as the Local Planning Agency, a state mandated review board. Commissioners 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. The Planning Commission reviews proposed land development regulations and codes as well as the Local Comprehensive Plan and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners. Must reside in County Commission District 2 or District 3. Typically meets the 1st Thursday of each month. Terms are four (4) years unless it is to fill a vacant position.

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