Oro Valley seeks to fill various board and commission vacancies
Published on October 06, 2023
ORO VALLEY, Ariz. (October 6, 2023) – The Town of Oro Valley is accepting applications from residents who are interested in serving on a board or commission. Oro Valley boards and commissions provide an opportunity for residents to be active in Town government.
To serve on any board, commission, committee, or trust, members must be residents of Oro Valley, be able to attend the designated meetings, and complete the Town’s Community Academy within their term. Those interested in applying are encouraged to view the application process on the Town’s website. Click here for a direct link or visit www.orovalleyaz.gov and search for: APPLY FOR A BOARD. These positions will remain open until filled.
There are currently vacancies on the following boards and commissions.
Board of Adjustment
The Board of Adjustment (BOA) has two (2) open positions that serve a two-year term. The BOA has the power to review and decide on administrative decisions or zoning requirements that create unnecessary hardships in the development of property because of exceptional or extraordinary conditions. Since the Board of Adjustment is quasi-judicial, the Board makes final decisions on items that come before it. The Board meets as needed on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 3 p.m.
Budget and Finance Commission
The Budget and Finance Commission (BFC) has two (2) open positions. BFC members serve two-year terms. The commission advises Town Council on policy-related issues related to the financial operation of Oro Valley, including review of the Town Manager’s Recommended Budget and review of the Town’s annual financial audit. A background or experience in accounting, finance, banking, investments, or other related business administration is required. The commission meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 4 p.m.
Historic Preservation Commission
The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) has three (3) open positions that serve a three-year term. The HPC was formed to promote the educational, cultural, and economic welfare of Oro Valley by ensuring the preservation of historic buildings, districts, landmarks, structures, documents, photographs, and other artifacts that represent the historic background and development of the greater Oro Valley area. The HPC meets on the first Monday of every month at 5 p.m.
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board (PRAB) has one (1) open position. PRAB members serve two-year terms. The board acts in an advisory capacity to the Town Council in matters pertaining to parks and recreation, park design, open space, and trail use. The board meets at least four times per year at 6 p.m.
Planning and Zoning Commission
The Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) has three (3) open positions that serve a two-year term. The P&Z commission holds public meetings and makes recommendations to Town Council on matters relating to the General Plan, zoning code amendments, rezonings, and other land use requests. The Planning and Zoning Commission meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m.
Stormwater Utility Commission
The Stormwater Utility Commission (SWUC) has two (2) open positions. SWUC members serve two-year terms. The commission makes recommendations to the Town Council on issues relating to flood control and stormwater quality management and the issuance of bonds for stormwater activities and prescribes service charges. The commission meets on the third Thursday of the month at 4 p.m.