Venice Florida Municipal Government is seeking volunteers to serve on the towns advisory boards.
Board vacancies are as follows:
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board – 1 vacancy (full term)
This board advises and gives recommendations to City Council on matters pertaining to the parks and recreation system of the City. It evaluates the City parks and recreation programs, facilities and services periodically to ensure that its objectives and goals are being achieved, and recommends the establishment of such rules and regulations as may be necessary from time to time pertinent to the operation, efficient management, maintenance and scheduling of parks and recreational facilities within the City. The board also evaluates, revises and recommends bicycle and multi-modal requests regarding use of parks, trails, roadways or other City property. The board meets quarterly, January, April, July and October, the third Monday of each month at 3 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall. Seven regular members shall be City residents or the owners of real property located within the City.
Public Art Advisory Board – 1 vacancy (partial term)
This board meets quarterly the second Wednesday of the month at 3:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Hall. Five members shall be City residents or the owners of real property located within the City. One member shall be from a Venice area high school student body recommended by the principal or his designee, appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by City Council. Members shall have appropriate backgrounds in public art, architecture, cultural policy or related fields and should demonstrate an interest and knowledge in public art issues.
More information on these boards and requirements, along with an application, can be found online here. You can also contact Administrative Coordinator Toni Cone in the City Clerk’s Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 941-882-7396. All applications meeting the requirements will be considered when vacancies occur. The window for application submittals is 10 days and may be extended if needed. If you are selected to serve on a City board, you will be required to comply with the state public records and sunshine laws.