Advisory Board Current Vacancies
Updated November 29, 2022
Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (1 Position) —Category “Member”—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.
Code Enforcement Board (1 Position)—Realtor—The Code Enforcement Board shall be empowered to hear and adjudicate cases presented before them on matters involving codes and ordinances adopted by the Osceola County Commission. It is the intent of the Board of County Commissioners, by adopting Chapter 7 of the Osceola County Code of Ordinances, to provide an equitable, expeditious, effective, and inexpensive method of enforcing the County’s Code and Ordinances. Examples of some of the Codes the Code Board hears would be occupational license violations, building code, fire, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing codes, zoning and sign ordinance violations, and other various codes and ordinances. The Code Board is comprised of seven (7) members who shall be residents of the County and who shall be appointed by the Board of County Commission based on experience or interest in the subject jurisdiction of the Board. Pursuant to Florida Statute, the membership of the Code Board shall, whenever possible, consist of the following: Architect, Businessperson, Engineer, General Contractor, Subcontractor or Realtor. The Code Enforcement Board typically meets the third (3rd) Wednesday of every month at 3:00pm in the Board Chambers located on the fourth (4th) floor of the Administration Building.
Fire and Rescue Advisory Board (5 Positions – Dec. 31, 2022)—District 1, District 3, District 5, 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
Library Advisory Board (3 Positions – Dec. 31, 2022)—District 3, District 5, At-Large – The Osceola County Library Advisory Board is a citizen’s advisory board organized primarily for the purpose of providing assistance to 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. 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.
Metroplan Orlando Community Advisory Committee (1 Position)—Background and Membership: The Community Advisory Committee ensures the public has the opportunity to review and evaluate all proposed transportation plans and programs. About half the Community Advisory Committee members are appointed by local governments, and the other half by the MetroPlan Orlando Board. The committee membership includes multimodal transportation advocates, as well as representatives from under-served communities and business interests. This composition encourages diversity of many kinds, including geographic, demographic and modal. Meeting Time and Location: CAC generally meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 9:30 a.m. at the MetroPlan Orlando office (250 S. Orange Ave., Suite 200, Orlando, FL 32801). All meetings are open to the public and include opportunities for public comment.
Planning Commission (1 Position – Dec. 31, 2022)—District 2—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. Typically meets the 1st Thursday of each month. Terms are four (4) years unless it is to fill a vacant position.