Alachua County looking to fill vacancies on Rural Concerns Advisory Committee

Alachua County is seeking applicants to fill one currently vacant position and four positions with terms that expire September 30th, 2020, on the Rural Concerns Advisory Committee. The County Commission established the Committee in 2003 to provide guidance and advice to the Board regarding rural concerns and issues in Alachua County. They generally meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m.
The Committee’s responsibilities are to establish the importance of local rural, unincorporated agricultural and historic settlements. The Committee also assists in the development and evaluation of policies and programs affecting the rural areas of the County, represents the rural areas in the County’s various community planning processes and hearings, and assists in the recognition and determination of the needs of the County’s rural residents and advise the Board accordingly.
Positions are available for:
  • One Alternate Member Chosen At Large
  • Two members Actively Involved in Agriculture and/or Silviculture
  • One member from theAlachua CountyExtension Office
  • One member Residing in Unincorporated Area Outside Urban Cluster
Interested applicants may apply onlineClick on vacancies and scroll down to the Rural Concerns Advisory Committee to see the categories of positions. Applicants should indicate in the appropriate section of the online application the category or categories of positions they would like to be considered for and relevant qualifications.
For more information, contact Alachua County Principal Planner Ken Zeichner at 352-374-5249 or

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