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Vacancies on the Planning and Zoning Commission

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on October 30, 2020

Hernando County Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) is accepting applications from individuals interested in serving as a member on the Planning and Zoning Commission.

Vacancies on the Planning and Zoning Commission

All seven positions are open for appointment. Five members will be appointed at the discretion of the County Commissioner and two alternate members will be appointed by the BOCC as a whole.

The terms of the five regular member positions will coincide with the term and location of the five elected Board of County Commissioners and the two alternate member positions shall be appointed by the BOCC as a whole (countywide) as follows:

            District                         Term Expires

1                                            12/31/2024

2                                            12/31/2022 (subsequent term will be four years)

3                                            12/31/2024

4                                            12/31/2022 (subsequent term will be four years)

5                                            12/31/2024

Countywide                  Term Expires

Alternate Member           12/31/2024

Alternate Member           12/31/2024

The Planning & Zoning Commission acts as an advisory body to the BOCC on matters pertaining to rezoning and other land use issues.

All applicants must be residents and registered voters in Hernando County. These are voluntary, non-paid positions and may be designated as an alternate member position. Applicants must have computer access and a basic understanding of how to use a computer as all agenda packets and correspondences of the Planning and Zoning Commission are prepared and distributed digitally. All members are required to provide their own personal laptop for the meetings.

In accordance with Board Policy No. 06-01, the Board of County Commissioners will consider the following in making appointments to the Planning and Zoning Commission:

a.    This Commission shall consist of seven members. Five members shall be appointed at the discretion of each County Commissioner and two alternate members shall be appointed by the Board of County Commissioners as a whole.

b.    Diversity in type of education, training, expertise areas, past and/or current professions, and professional memberships in related areas.

Qualifications will be outlined pursuant to the items above in a report prepared by the Planning staff for review by the Board of County Commissioners prior to appointment.

Applications are available in the County Administrator’s Office, 20 North Main Street, Room 263, Brooksville, Florida, 34601, by calling (352) 754-4002, or by visiting www.HernandoCounty.us/Committees. Applications must be returned to the County Administrator’s Office no later than 5 p.m., Friday, November 6, 2020.

For further information about a specific board or committee, please contact the County Administrator’s Office at (352) 754-4002.

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