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Rural Concerns Advisory Committee Vacancies

Press release from Alachua County

Alachua County is seeking applicants to fill one currently vacant position and four positions with terms that expire September 30, 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 the Alachua CountyExtension Office
  • One member Residing in Unincorporated Area Outside Urban Cluster

Interested applicants may apply online. Click 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 orĀ ksz@alachuacounty.us.

  • Reminder warning to applicants. The chair of that committee is know-it-all blowhard Trumpster Ward Scott. Appointed several times by Hutchinson and Byerly, yet every day on his pudcast he calls them communists and other names. Yet he works for them. Nothing like a Republican to badmouth your boss.
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    You could not pay me enough to sit in a room with that ******* for an hour once a month. It would qualify as cruel and unusual punishment. Your mileage may vary.

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