The El Paso County Board of Commissioners is seeking community-minded citizen volunteers to serve as an at-large representative, a Commissioner District 3 representative and a Commissioner District 5 representative on the Forestry and Weed Advisory Commission. District 3 covers the west side of El Paso County, including Manitou Springs, Green Mountain Falls, Colorado Springs, and unincorporated areas such as Turkey Creek. District 5 covers most of the city of Colorado Springs. Applications for the open positions are due by October 19, 2012.
The Forestry and Weed Advisory Commission develops and reviews action plans for the integrated management of state mandated weeds. It also serves to educate the public by speaking to groups and owner associations and displaying educational materials at community events. It consists of nine members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners for three-year terms; members are limited to serving two consecutive terms. Two members of the commission must be residents of and own 40+ acres of land in unincorporated El Paso County.
The volunteer application is located at www.elpasoco.com and can be accessed by clicking on the “Volunteer Boards” link. Applicants are asked to reference the board and position they wish to represent and include a mailing address and daytime phone number.
Send completed applications and letter of interest and/or résumé to:
Board of County Commissioners
Attn: Frances St. Germain, County Administration Manager
200 S. Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903-2208
Applications may also be faxed to 719-520-6397 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information call 719-520-6436.
Contact: Dave Rose
Public Information Officer
Phone: 520-6540 Cell: 337-9239