Alachua County Rural Concerns Advisory Committee Vacancies

Alachua County is seeking volunteers to fill four vacancies on the Rural Concerns Advisory Committee. Those interested should submit applications by September 15, 2017.

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 meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. at the Alachua County Extension Office (2800 N.E. 39th Avenue, Gainesville).

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 advises the Board accordingly. The Board is comprised of eleven regular members and one alternate member serving three-year terms.

Positions are available for two members Active in Agriculture and/or Silviculture, one member from the Alachua County Agricultural Extension Office, and one Alternate Member Chosen At Large.

Interested applicants may apply online (scroll down to the Rural Concerns Advisory Committee).

For more information, contact Alachua County Principal Planner Ken Zeichner at 352-374-5249 or

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