Oro Valley seeks to fill various board and commission vacancies
Published on January 10, 2022
ORO VALLEY, Ariz. (Jan. 10, 2022) – The Town of Oro Valley is accepting applications from residents who are interested in serving on a board, commission or committee. Oro Valley boards and commissions provide an opportunity for residents to be active in Town government.
To serve on any board, commission or committee, 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 can visit the application process on our website.
The following boards, commissions and committees have openings. These positions will remain open until filled.
Budget and Finance Commission
The Budget and Finance Commission (BFC) has one open position. 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 open positions. HPC members serve three-year terms. The commission 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 commission 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 two open positions. 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 (PZC) has one open position. PZC members serve two-year terms. The commission holds public meetings and makes recommendations to the Town Council on matters relating to the General Plan, zoning code amendments, rezoning’s and other land use requests. The commission meets on the first Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m.
Water Utility Commission
The Water Utility Commission (WUC) has one open position. WUC members serve three-year terms. The commission members advise the Town Council on issues related to water policies, water rates, water resources and water conservation. The commission meets on the second Monday of every month at 5 p.m.
Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee Representative
The Town of Oro Valley provides a representative to be part of a joint committee that acts as the official advisory body on bicycling matters in Pima County and the City of Tucson. The Tucson-Pima County Bicycle Advisory Committee meets at 6 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month.
PAG Regional Transportation Authority’s Environmental Planning Advisory Committee Representative
The Town of Oro Valley provides a representative to be part of the Pima Association of Governments Environmental Planning Advisory Committee (EPAC). EPAC provides information and coordinates among jurisdictional and other members, to advise the Management Committee and Executive Director on regional environmental planning issues. EPAC meets four times per year or as needed.