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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: Two

Commissioner Member
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  JOSEPHINE COUNTY  PARKS ADVISORY BOARD (PAB)

Position(s): open: Two

At Large (2)

The Josephine County Parks Advisory Board acts as a primary line of communication between the public and Josephine County government to provide the Board of County Commissioners with the broadest range of public thought and response to Josephine county's parks and recreational needs and services.  The Board also recommends parcels of County land suitable for public parks and recreational purposes.  The Board consists of nine members appointed to a four-year terms.
 
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 FAIR BOARD 

Position(s): open: Two

At Large (2)

The Josephine County Fair Board is composed of seven members, and meets once a month to review business management, finances, and other affairs for the fairgrounds.
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The Josephine County Board of Commissioners are currently accepting applications to fill vacancy(s) on the  JOSEPHINE COUNTY CHARTER REVIEW COMMISSION

Position(s): open: Nine
Three residents of the City of Grants Pass
 (3)
One resident of the City of Cave Junction (1)
Five residents of the unincorporated region of Josephine County (5)



The Josephine County Charter Review Commission is a temporary, Blue Ribbon Commission to review the County Charter for any necessary amendments, revisions, or repeals.  This Commission is a politically neutral Commission with no member being a current employee of the county government. This Commission consists of nine members: Three residents of the City of Grants Pass, one resident of the City of Cave Junction, and five members of the unincorporated region of Josephine County.  The Commission shall issue a final, non-binding report to the Board of Josephine County Commissioners within two years of 4/28/21with its findings.
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The Josephine County Board of Commissioners are currently accepting applications to fill vacancy(s) on the  URBAN AREA PLANNING COMMISSION

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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 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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