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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.

ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMITTEE

COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE

FIREFIGHTERS' PENSION BOARD

POLICE OFFICERS' PENSION BOARD

PUBLIC ART COMMITTEE 

UNSAFE STRUCTURES BOARD

1 vacancy

1 vacancy

1 vacancy

1 vacancy

1 vacancy

3 vacancies 

3 vacancies


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ARCHITECTURAL REVIEW COMMITTEE

One Vacancy

The Architectural Review Committee is responsible for providing input to applicants and assisting City staff by reviewing development and re-development plans presented in order to help determine that the projects meet the City’s adopted Architectural Guidelines regarding aesthetic concerns. The Committee also offers guidance regarding the development of design guidelines. 

The Coral Springs City Commission is presently seeking one (1) individual, who resides in the City of Coral Springs, to serve a three-year term of office.

The Architectural Review Committee generally meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in City Hall. 

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

Debra Thomas, CMC
City Clerk

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COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

One Vacancy

The Coral Springs Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) works in collaboration with residents, property owners, businesses, and other community organizations to foster redevelopment within the CRA District. The CRA’s vision is to create a vibrant and sustainable downtown in which Coral Springs’ residents, businesses, and visitors can live, work, shop and entertain.  

The Board is responsible for preparing and implementing all elements of the City’s redevelopment plan for the downtown Coral Springs project. The Community Redevelopment Agency Board of Directors is an independent legal entity, separate from the City of Coral Springs.

Appointed by the City Commission, the CRA Board consists of seven (7) voting members, each serving a four (4) year term of office. The City is currently seeking applicants in one (1) discipline/area: General area. All board members must reside within Coral Springs city limits or own a business, perform a service for compensation, or serve as an officer or director of a corporation within the area of operation of the agency and the City of Coral Springs. The Board meets once a month, usually the fourth Monday at 6:00 pm at City Hall (9500 West Sample Road).

If you qualify for the discipline referenced above, please apply  using the online 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

One Vacancy

Adopted by Resolution 2015-030, the Economic Development Advisory Committee provides expertise, support and strategic recommendations to the City Commission and the Economic Development Office regarding economic development in the City and the economic development plan.

The Committee has 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 (2) year term. Openings on the Committee are available for the following discipline(s): A representative from the entertainment or sports industry.

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.

 

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

Debra Thomas, CMC
City Clerk

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FIREFIGHTERS' PENSION BOARD

One Vacancy

The City of Coral Springs Firefighters’ Pension Board is actively seeking a community minded individual to serve on the Board of Trustees. Being a Coral Springs resident is not mandatory for these volunteer positions, which are four (4) year terms serving without compensation. Please send your letter of interest on or before August 16th, 2019 via the City of Coral Springs website. The Board meets six (6) to eight (8) times per year.  Board meetings are held during normal business hours. An understanding of Florida Statute Chapter 175 and 185 and a financial background is desirable but not mandatory. Some travel for educational training is recommended at no cost to the trustees.

Please contact Gregory E. Abend, Plan Administrator, via email at gabend@coralsprings.org should you have any questions.

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

Debra Thomas, CMC
City Clerk

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POLICE OFFICERS' PENSION BOARD

One Vacancy

The City of Coral Springs Police Officers’ Pension Plan (“The Plan”) was established in 1979 in order to provide a defined benefit pension plan for police officers. The duties of the Board include interpretation of the Plan, approval of benefits and payments from the Plan, directions of Plan investments, review of actuarial and investment reports relating to the Plan and recommending Plan changes to the City Commission.

The City of Coral Springs is actively seeking community-minded individuals to serve on the Police Officers’ Retirement Board of Trustees. Being a Coral Springs resident is not mandatory for these volunteer positions, which are four (4) year terms serving without compensation. The Board meets six (6) to twelve (12) times per year. Board meetings are held during normal business hours. An understanding of Florida Statute Chapter 175 and 185 and a financial background is desirable, but not mandatory. Some travel for education training is recommended at no cost to the trustees.

Please contact Gina Orlando, Plan Administrator, via email at gorlando@coralsprings.org or by calling (954) 344-1147 should you have any questions.

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

Debra Thomas, CMC
City Clerk

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PUBLIC ART COMMITTEE

Two Vacancies

Appointed by the City Commission, the Public Art Committee (PAC) is an official civic body with seven (7) members, two (2) alternates and one non-voting advisory high school student. Each member has a term of three (3) years; the non-voting member has a term of one (1) year (please refer to the Public Art Program Chapter 6 from the City’s Land Development Code). The responsibilities of the Committee include: prepare the program guidelines; prepare the public art plans; selection of all public artworks for the City of Coral Springs; and review and approve all public artworks on private properties. The PAC meets the 3rd Monday of each month at 5:00 p.m. at City Hall (9500 West Sample Road). The Community Development Division provides the staff assistance to the Committee.

The Committee consists of seven (7) voting members, each serving a three (3) year term of office.

The City is currently seeking applicants in three (3) disciplines/areas: "Architect/Landscape Architect or related field", "Arts Educator" and "Private Citizen."

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

Debra Thomas, CMC
City Clerk

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UNSAFE STRUCTURES BOARD

Three 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 three (3) disciplines/areas: "Registered Engineer", “Plumbing Contractor” and "Real Estate Appraiser".  The Board meets on an “as-needed” basis.

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

Debra Thomas, CMC
City Clerk

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