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September 2014 City Board, Committee & Commission Vacancies

The City Secretary’s Office is currently seeking biographical information forms for the following boards:

Advisory Committee on Community Pride – One (1) vacancy with term to 8-25-16. The committee advises the Mayor and City Council on development and implementation of a comprehensive community pride campaign that will interrelate with the efforts and purpose of the Clean City Advisory Committee.

Board of Adjustment – Seven (7) vacancies with terms to 4-4-16. The board hears appeals for interpretations of the zoning ordinance.

Building Code Board of Appeals – Four (4) vacancies with terms to 5-4-16 representing the following categories: 2 – Building Industry, 1- Engineer and 1- Member Not Connected with the Building Industry. The board hears appeals of decisions and interpretations of the building official on rulings and alternate materials and methods of construction and considers variances of various City Codes.

Cable Communications Commission – One (1) vacancy with term to 7-27-16. The commission advises City Council on adherence to the provisions of any franchise agreement approved by the City Council, recommend regulations, and encourage, develop and promote the use of access channels.

Community Youth Development (78415) Program Steering Committee – Three (3) vacancies with terms to 8-31-15 representing the following categories: 3 – Residents of the 78415 zip code. The committee advises the City Council on a periodic basis the progress regarding the Community Youth Development Program.

Corpus Christi Community Improvement Corporation/Loan Review Committee – Three (3) vacancies with terms to 5-7-17 representing the following categories: 2 – Community at Large and 1 – Financial Institution. The committee reviews and approves loan applications submitted through the various loan programs.

Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau – Six (6) vacancies with term to 8-1-16 representing the following categories: 4 – At Large, 1 – Restaurant Industry and 1 – Attraction Industry. The bureau solicits various organizations and associations to conduct meetings/conventions/tradeshows within Corpus Christi year-round and to promote the City as a year-round destination.

Electrical Advisory Board – Four (4) vacancies with terms to 12-31-14 and 12-31-15 representing the following categories: Master Electrician (with at least 5 years’ experience), Regular Engineer (registered professional), Commercial Builder (with 5 years’ experience) and Electrical Supply Business (with at least 5 years’ experience). The board reviews grievances pertaining to contractors and the City Electrical Code. It also can recommend to the City Council changes regarding the City Electrical Code.

Ethics Commission – Three (3) vacancies with terms to 10-1-17. The commission duties are to prepare and publish pamphlets and other materials explaining the duties of individuals subject to the Code of Ethics, review complaints involving any city official, and review all statements and reports filed with the city.

Food Service Advisory Committee – Two (2) vacancies with terms to 6-24-16 representing the following categories: Food Industry and Community at Large. The committee advises the Director of Health on application of ordinances regarding food and food establishments and other functions.

Joint Airport Zoning Board (Reactivating) – This board is currently being reactivated to assist in administering regulations controlling the creation of hazards in the area surrounding Corpus Christi International Airport. There are two (2) vacancies to be appointed by the City Council. These appointees must be residents of Corpus Christi.

Mayor’s Fitness Council – Two (2) vacancies with terms to 5-11-15 and 5-11-16 representing the following categories: 1 – Senior Initiative and 1- Worksite Wellness. The council advises the City Manager, Parks Department, Health District and City Council regarding promotion of healthy living through organized sports, events, diet and everyday activity, all with a strong emphasis on using natural resources.

Mechanical/Plumbing Advisory Board – Six (6) vacancies with terms to 1-2-16 representing the following categories: Person Not Connected with Building Industry, Master Plumber, Mechanical Engineer, Air Conditioning and Home Builder. The board advises the City Manager regarding any matter in the mechanical, plumbing and irrigation fields that it considers should be brought to the attention of the City Council. The board also makes recommendations to the City Council regarding changes to the City Fuel Gas, Mechanical and Plumbing Codes.

Oil and Gas Advisory Committee – Four (4) vacancies with terms to 12-31-16 representing the following categories: General Public (not connected with the oil and gas industry), Oil and Gas Well Industry, Alternate General Public, and Alternate Oil and Gas Well Industry. Alternate members serve in the absence of the public or oil and gas well industry member who is absent. The committee shall make a continuing study of operations for the exploration, drilling, and production of oil, gas and minerals and the possible effects of same upon the environment, public health, safety and general welfare of the City.

Pipeline Review Panel – Five (5) vacancies with terms to 5-8-16 four of whom shall have technical expertise in the construction, maintenance, or operation of pipelines, at least one of which shall have emergency management experience and one shall be a community representative. The panel will hold hearings and render decisions on any substantive, non-resolvable technical issues that may occur regarding the intent to construct new pipelines.

Regional Health Awareness Board – One (1) vacancy with term to 10-1-17. This board connects the public, government and industry on issues regarding health, safety, and the government.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program Advisory Committee – Three (3) vacancies with terms to 6-16-16 representing the following categories: 1 – RSVP Volunteer Station Representative, 1 – RSVP Volunteer and 1 – At Large. The committee advises the City Council, City Manager and Parks Department Staff regarding volunteer recruitment strategies and activities.

Sister City Committee – One (1) vacancy with term to 9-16. The committee studies ways and means of improving relations with the Corpus Christi sister cities.

Transportation Advisory Committee – Three (3) vacancies with terms to 4-30-15, 4-30-16 and 4-30-17. The committee is responsible for public advisory jurisdiction and citizen traffic safety investigation, traffic accident, injury and damage prevention in the City and other duties.

Watershore and Beach Advisory Committee – One (1) vacancy with term to 12-11-14. The committee advises and makes recommendations regarding use or preservation of areas within the city limits.

Biographical Information forms are available on the City of Corpus Christi’s website at www.cctexas.com, I Want to…Apply for a City Board.
You may also submit an application and resume to the City Secretary’s Office via fax at (361) 826-3113 or via e-mail at tamerar@cctexas.com.

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