Each Brownfield Advisory Committee shall consist of an odd number of members numbering no less than three and no more than seven, each of whom shall be appointed by the City Commission to serve for the duration of the Committee, unless a different term shall be set by the City Commission. The City Commission may appoint or remove members of the Committee at any time. The members may or may not be City residents, but should have a relation to the area in which the Committee has jurisdiction such as a resident, business owner, property owner, and the City Commission should strive to appoint one or more members with training or expertise in the fields of environmental science and economic development. The City Manager or his designee shall serve as an ex officio member of the Committee who shall not have a vote, but may be elected to be a presiding officer and shall serve as a City Commission liaison to the Committee.
The Brownfield Advisory Committee shall:
(1).Be responsible for making recommendations to the City Commission regarding brownfields within the City.
(2).Receive public comment on the rehabilitation and redevelopment of brownfields areas, future land use, local employment opportunities, community safety and economic justice. The Committee will also review outreach efforts and materials.
(3).Review and recommend ways to encourage public interest and participation in the brownfields initiatives of the City.
(4).Invite persons to its meetings in an effort to provide local knowledge concerning the location of potentially contaminated sites and the possibility of redevelopment.
(5).Provide periodic reports to the City Commission either when directed to do so by the City Commission or the City Manager or on its own accord.
(6).Otherwise perform the functions set forth in Section 376.80(4), Florida Statutes.
[Ord. 2022-22; Reso. 2022-___]
CITIZENS ADVISORY TASK FORCE
Seats 1, 2 and 4 are vacant on the CATF. Terms are for four (4) years.
Requirements: Five (5) members appointed by the City Commission. A majority of the members shall, at all times, be residents of the area served by CDBG funds and all members shall be residents of the City. Members shall demonstrate an affirmative interest and concern about their community.
To provide advisory recommendations to the City Commission on the governance and applications for funding under the CDBG program; establish procedures for its operation and recommend to the City Commission the creation of a permanent Community Relations Committee when appropriate; serve in an advisory capacity on issues brought forth by the City Commission for its deliberation and recommendation. [Reso. 02-60; Reso 08-29].
DELAND HOUSING AUTHORITY
Seat 1 on the DeLand Housing Authority is vacant. Shall consist of five members appointed by the City Commission to serve four (4) year terms. The majority of the membership must be city residents. One member must be a recipient of Section 8 housing.
A local public housing agency for undertaking and carrying out preliminary planning of low-rent housing projects and financial assistance in providing low-rent housing by leasing dwelling units in existing privately-owned structures. [Resolution Number: 68-33.]
Seat 7 on the DeLand Planning Board is vacant. The Board shall consist of seven members who shall be residents of the City, who shall be appointed by the City Commission. The terms of the members shall be four years. Each year a chairman is elected from among the members.
(a)To acquire and maintain in current form such basic information and materials as are necessary to an understanding of past trends, present conditions, and forces at work to cause changes in these conditions.
(b)To prepare, amend and revise a comprehensive and coordinated general plan for meeting present requirements and such future requirements as may be foreseen.
(c)To establish principles and policies for guiding action in the development of the area.
(d)To prepare and recommend for adoption to the governing authority a zoning ordinance and map for its political jurisdiction.
(e)To amend or supplement the zoning regulations and districts adopted.
(f)To prepare and recommend to the governing body, other ordinances and resolutions promoting orderly development, along the lines indicated in the comprehensive plan for the growth an improvement of the area.
(g)To determine whether specific proposed developments conform to the principles and requirements of the comprehensive plan.
(h)To conduct public hearings as may be required to gather information necessary for the drafting, establishment and maintenance of the comprehensive plan.
(i)To make, cause to be made or obtain special duties on the location, condition and adequacy of specific facilities of the area.
(j)To keep the governing body and the general public informed and advised as to these matters.
(k)To perform any other duties which may be lawfully assigned to it by the City Commission.
Requires filing of Annual Financial Form (Form 1). [Charter Section 78; Ordinance Number: 67-6, 88-07, 2005-34, 2007-46.]
Appointments are tentatively scheduled for the October 17, 2022 Regular Meeting of the City Commission. Applications are available in the City Clerk’s office in City Hall Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM., or on the City’s website.
Date: February 7,2022
To: Mayor and Commissioners
From: Julie Hennessy, City Clerk
RE: Announcement of Board Vacancies
Citizens Advisory Task Force
Seats 1, 2 and 4 are vacant on the CATF. Terms are for four years.
Requirements: Five members appointed by the City Commission. A majority of the members shall, at all times, be residents of the area served by Community Development Block Grant funds and all members shall be residents of the City. Members shall demonstrate an affirmative interest and concern about their community.
To provide advisory recommendations to the City Commission on the governance and applications for funding under the CDBG program; establish procedures for its operation and recommend to the City Commission the creation of a permanent Community Relations Committee when appropriate; serve in an advisory capacity on issues brought forth by the City Commission for its deliberation and recommendation. [Resolution 02-60; Resolution 08-29].
Appointments are tentatively scheduled for the February 14, 2022 Regular Meeting of the City Commission. Applications are available in the City Clerk's office in City Hall Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm, or on the City's website under each board page.