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Vacancies

The City Commission of the City of Sarasota is seeking individuals willing to serve on the following Advisory Boards:

Board of Rules and Appeals

Five seats with the following requirements: 

  • One seat - licensed mechanical contractor (currently vacant)   
  • One seat - licensed fire sprinkler contractor (current member is not eligible for re-appointment)
  • One seat - licensed general or building contractor (current member is eligible for re-appointment)
  • One seat - individual with education, experience and knowledge to sit in judgment of matters concerning the Florida Building Code and Florida Fire Prevention Code
  • One seat - consumer representative who is not, and never has been a member or practitioner of a profession regulated by the board or a member of any closely related profession (current members not eligible for re-appointment)

Citizen Tax Oversight Committee

Three seats with preference for city residents

Citizens with Disabilities Advisory Board

Four seats with the following requirements 

  • one seat for STAR (Students Taking Active Roles) Program Member - for more information on the STAR program contact The Boys & Girls Club Leadership Program at (941) 217-5295
  • three seats with no requirement (1 seat is currently vacant, 2 current members are eligible for re-appointment)

Downtown Improvement District 

Two seats with the following requirement:

  • non-residential property owner subject to ad valorem taxation within the Downtown Improvement District (current members are eligible for re-appointment)

Historic Preservation Board

Four seats with the following requirements:

  • citizen at large who is a city resident (current member is not eligible for re-appointment)
  • architect who is a city resident (current member is eligible for re-appointment)
  • member of local finance or business community (current member is eligible for re-appointment)
  • registered professional engineer or general or specialty contractor (current member is eligible for re-appointment) 

Human Relations Board

Three seats with preference for city residents (1 current member is eligible for re-appointment, 2 seats are currently vacant)

Newtown CRA Advisory Board

Four seats with the following requirements:

  • individual involved in planning or design (current member is eligible for re-appointment)
  • representative of the Economic Development Council (current member is not eligible for re-appointment)
  • individual who is a commercial real estate developer (current member is eligible for re-appointment) 
  • Resident of the redevelopment area (currently vacant)

Nuisance Abatement Board

Three seats with preference for city residents (1 seat is currently vacant, 2 members of eligible for re-appointment)

Parks, Recreation and Environmental Protection Advisory Board

One seat with preference for city resident (current member is eligible for re-appointment)

Planning Board/Local Planning Agency

 
One seat required to be city resident (current member is eligible for re-appointment)

Public Art Committee

 
Two seats with the following requirements:

  • art expert who is a city resident (current member is eligible for re-appointment)
  • member of local arts organization (current member is eligible for re-appointment)

St. Armands Special Business Improvement District

One seat with the following requirement:

  • subject to ad valorem taxation within the District either personally or through a beneficial ownership in an entity which is subject to ad valorem taxation in the District

Sarasota County Stormwater Environmental Utility Advisory Committee

Two seats on this Sarasota County board for city residents (this board meets Bimonthly - second Thursday at 10:00am)

 

 


 

Preference is given to persons who reside or own property in the City of Sarasota. To receive an application for appointment, please contact the Office of the City Auditor and Clerk, 1565 First Street, Sarasota, Florida, 34236, telephone number (941) 954-4160, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Or download it here:

General Application

Board Specific Applications

Downtown Improvement District Board of Directors

Police Complaint Committee

Police Advisory Panel

Sarasota Housing Authority Advisory Board

St. Armands Business Improvement District Advisory Board

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