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Josephine County Courthouse
500 NW 6th Street Dept. 6
Grants Pass, OR 97526
Phone: (541) 474-5221
Email: 
Hours: 8:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-4:00pm Monday-Thursday; 8:00am-noon Friday
Current Advisory Board Openings

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THE JOSEPHINE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS ARE ADVERTISING FOR THE FOLLOWING VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

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The Josephine County Board of Commissioners are currently accepting applications to fill vacancy(s) on the 
JOSEPHINE COUNTY SPECIAL TRANSPORTATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE (STAC)

Position(s) open:  Two
Elderly/Disabled Outside of Existing Service Area (1)
Disables Persons (1)


The Special Transportation Advisory Committee is composed of up to nine members, each of which must be a resident of Josephine County.  The duties of the STAC is to advise the Board of Commissioners regarding the opportunities to coordinate Special Transportation Fund (STF) and Special Transportation Operating (STO) moneys and STF and STO funded projects with other transportation program and services to avoid duplication and gaps in service.

Applications will be accepted until vacancies are filled.
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The Josephine County Board of Commissioners are currently accepting applications to fill vacancy(s) on the 
JOSEPHINE COUNTY TIMBER ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON FORESTRY AFFAIRS

Position(s) open:  Five
At-Large (5)

The duty of this Advisory Committee is to make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners relating to timber management policies on County forest lands.

Applications will be accepted until vacancies are filled.
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The Josephine County Board of Commissioners are currently accepting applications to fill vacancy(s) on the  JOSEPHINE COUNTY RURAL PLANNING COMMISSION (RPC)

Position(s): open: Four

Commissioner Members (3)
Alternate


The Rural Planning Commission has final jurisdiction over land use matters as specified in County Law for the areas outside the Urban Growth Boundary.  The Commission also reviews and makes recommendations regarding zone changes, comprehensive plan map amendments and site-specific changes.  The Commission consists of seven members and one alternate.  The members are all from different geographical areas within the County.  No more than two members shall be engaged principally in the buyings, selling, or developing of real estate for profit either as individuals or for a company or corporation.  No more than two members shall be engaged in the same kind of occupation, business, trade or profession.
 
Applications will be accepted until vacancies are filled.

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The Josephine County Board of Commissioners are currently accepting applications to fill vacancy(s) on the  JOSEPHINE COUNTY  EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES BOARD (EMS)

Position(s): open: One

At-Large

The Josephine County Emergency Medical Services Board's duties are to review and make recommendations to the Board of Commissioners regarding all applications for assignments of Ambulance Service Areas, including initial license, amendment to a license, or renewal of a license.  The Board is also responsible for providing ongoing input to the County from pre-hospital care consumers, care providers, ambulance service providers and the medical community in Josephine County.
 
Applications will be accepted until vacancies are filled.

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The Josephine County Board of Commissioners are currently accepting applications to fill vacancy(s) on the  URBAN AREA PLANNING COMMISSION (UAPC)

Position(s): open: One

Commissioner

The Grants Pass Urban Area Planning Commission (UAPC) is the advisory agency to the City Council for land use procedures as set forth in Article 7.045 of the City of Grants Pass Development Code.  The UAPC consists of eight members, four appointed by the City Council and confirmed by the Board of Commissioners, and four appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, and confirmed by the City Council. The members must reside or own property within the Urban Growth Boundary and be residents of Josephine County, and shall generally represent the 4 wards of the City of Grants Pass and their future expansion North of the Rogue River, and the 3 geographic areas south of the Rogue River: Fruitdale, Harbeck, and Redwood.  No more than two voting members of the commission may engage principally in the buying, selling, or developing of real estate for profit as individuals, or be members of any partnership, or officers or employees of any corporation, that engages principally in buying, selling or development of real estate for profit.  No more than two members shall be engaged in the same kind of occupation, business, trade or profession (ORS 227).  Responsibilities include:  To make a final decision on all land use matters requiring a Type 3 procedure, to make recommendations to the City Council or Board of County Commissioners on all land use matters requiring a Type IV procedure, and when requested by the Board and Council, to make recommendations to the City Council and Board of County Commissioners on land use matters of joint deliberation requiring a Type V procedure.

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The Josephine County Board of Commissioners are currently accepting applications to fill vacancy(s) on the  JOSEPHINE COUNTY CANNABIS ADVISORY PANEL (CAP)

Position(s): open: Two

At Large (2)

The Board of Commissioners re-established the Josephine County Cannabis Advisory Panel, consisting of up to seven (7) members for the purpose of advising and making recommendations to the Josephine County Board of Commissioners, to create positive local, state and federal policy/regulations regarding matters concerning the growing harvesting, processing and marketing of cannabis and to report to the Board of Commissioners regarding issues that affect the cannabis industry, the positive and negative issues, and how it impacts surrounding residents and their property. 

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The Josephine County Board of Commissioners are currently accepting applications to fill vacancy(s) on the  BIKEWAYS & WALKWAYS COMMITTEE 

Position(s): open: One

Resides in the County (1)

The Bikeways & Walkways Committee consists of ten members.  Five of the members must live within the City of Grants Pass and five of the members must live within the County.  Grants Pass City Council will appoint five members and the Board of Commisioners will appoint five members.  The Bikeways & Walkways Committee works to implement the "Non-Motorized" chapter of the Master Transportation Plan by seeking input from the community.  They also coordinate and disseminate information for public education about biking and walking routes and rules and serve as a resource and advisory group regarding bike and pedestrian trails for the City and County.  This Board meets monthly during working hours.
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The Josephine County Board of Commissioners are currently accepting applications to fill vacancy(s) on the  JOSEPHINE COUNTY ILLINOIS VALLEY AIRPORT ADVISORY BOARD (IVAAB)

Position(s): open: Three

Tenant/User IV Airport (1)
Economic Development Organization (1)
At Large (1)


The purpose of the Advisory Board shall be to advise the Josephine County Board of County Commissioners and Airport Manager on all matters affecting aviation and airport facilities.  This Board meets quarterly on Monday evenings @4:30pm.
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The Josephine County Board of Commissioners are currently accepting applications to fill vacancy(s) on the  JOSEPHINE ANIMAL SHELTER ADVISORY COMMITTEE (JASAC)

Position(s): open: One

Animal Welfare Organization (1)


The purpose of JASAC is to advise and make recommendations regarding long range planning and budgeting for the Josephine County Animal Shelter, animal shelter operations, and use of the animal shelter facility.
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 Applications are available at the Commissioner’s Office at the
Josephine County Courthouse, Room 154, Grants Pass, OR
The Josephine County Website: www.co.josephine.or.us
 
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