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CITY OF CORAL SPRINGS NOTICE OF BOARD VACANCIES

The City of Coral Springs is currently seeking applicants to serve on the advisory boards and committees listed below.
Board and Committee members serve without compensation.

UNSAFE STRUCTURES BOARD  5 vacancies
 AFFORDABLE HOUSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE 10 vacancies 
 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE 5 vacancies 

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UNSAFE STRUCTURES BOARD

Five Vacancies

The Unsafe Structures Board is a quasi-judicial arm of the City’s code enforcement process and hears cases pertaining to potential violations of the City’s Minimum Housing Code and the Florida Building Code.

The Board consists of nine (9) voting members, each serving a three (3) year term of office. The City is currently seeking applicants in five (5) disciplines/areas: "Registered Engineer", "General Building Contractor", “Plumbing Contractor”, "Real Estate Appraiser" and "Real Estate Property Manager".  The Board meets on an “as-needed” basis.

If you qualify for the disciplines referenced above, please apply on-line Application Form or contact the Office of the City Clerk at (954) 344-1065.

Debra Thomas, CMC
City Clerk

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AFFORDABLE HOUSING ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Ten Vacancies

The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee is tasked with the responsibility of advising the City Commission on matters related to affordable housing and the administration of housing programs such as the State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) and other grant programs.  The Committee meets on an “as needed” basis. 

The Committee consists of ten (10) members, each serving a three-year term of office.  The City is currently seeking ten (10) applicants who are engaged in the specified industry in connection with affordable housing.

  1. One citizen who is actively engaged in the residential home building industry.

  2. One citizen who is actively engaged in the banking or mortgage banking industry.

  3. One citizen who is a representative of those areas of labor actively engaged in home building.

  4. One citizen who is actively engaged as an advocate for low-income persons.

  5. One citizen who is actively engaged as a for-profit provider of affordable housing.

  6. One citizen who is actively engaged as a not-for-profit provider of affordable housing.

  7. One citizen who is actively engaged as a real estate professional.

  8. One citizen who actively serves on the local planning agency pursuant to Section 163.3174, Florida Statutes.

  9. One citizen who resides within the municipal boundaries of the City of Coral Springs.

  10. One citizen who represents essential services personnel, as defined in the City’s Local Housing Assistance Plan.

If you qualify for the disciplines referenced above, please apply on-line Application Form or contact the Office of the City Clerk at (954) 344-1065.

Debra Thomas, CMC
City Clerk

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The City of Coral Springs is presently seeking applicants to serve on the Economic Development Advisory Committee (“Committee”). The Committee’s purpose is to advise the City Commission and the Economic Development Office.

The Committee shall have the power to advise, support, and/or make recommendations on:
• Marketing strategies in relation to business and economic development.
• Improving the economic well-being of the City of Coral Springs through efforts that create jobs, retain jobs, increase the tax base, and enhance the quality of life, including efforts to revitalize, retain, and recruit high quality businesses; and to revive, develop, and support existing business areas.
• New development and redevelopment projects that require Commission approval.
• Development, implementation, and updating of the City's economic development plan and strategy, and provide feedback to the City in its efforts to implement the economic development plan and strategy.
• Expanding and diversifying the economic base of the City.
• Various economic development programs, initiatives, and activities as may be pursued by the City or other such things that may be deemed appropriate by the City Commission.

The Committee consists of nine (9) members, serving a two-year term. There are five seats available as follows:
• A representative from the life sciences or pharmaceutical industry – term ending 9/1/2019 (fulfilling vacancy)
• A representative from the logistics or distribution industry - term ending 9/1/2020
• A representative from the retail industry- term ending 9/1/2020
• A representative from the emerging technology industry - term ending 9/1/2020
• A representative from the entertainment or sports industry - term ending 9/1/2020

The Committee meets at a minimum once every other month on days and times determined by the Committee. The Committee may by majority vote elect to meet more frequently.

All City of Coral Springs Advisory Committee members serve without compensation. If you have an interest in serving on the Economic Development Advisory Committee, please apply by 5:30 p.m. on August 10, 2018.

If you qualify for the disciplines referenced above, please apply on-line Application Form or contact the Office of the City Clerk at (954) 344-1065.

Debra Thomas, CMC
City Clerk

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