Alachua County is seeking applicants to fill a current vacancy on the Rural Concerns Advisory Committee for the position of Actively Involved in Agriculture and/or Silviculture for a term ending September 30, 2022. 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 responsibilities of the Committee are to establish the importance of our 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.