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Leesburg is seeking citizens to fill vacancies on several boards

Leesburg is seeking citizens to fill vacancies on several boards

Leesburg looking to fill several board vacancies

The City of Leesburg Commission is seeking citizens who are willing to serve on the following five boards. 

Application and additional information is available on the Boards and Committees page of the City of Leesburg website at: www.leesburgflorida.gov/government/boards_and_committees

All applications should be submitted by Wednesday, August 10, 2022, to the City Clerk’s office at Leesburg City Hall, 501 West Meadow Street, or by mail to P.O. Box 490630, Leesburg, FL 34749. 

For additional information, please contact the City Clerk at 352-728-9732.  

POLICE PENSION PLAN BOARD 
One member of a five-member board for a two-year term to expire December 31, 2024. 

Responsibilities: Perform all duties as are required to prudently administer the plan.

FIRE PENSION PLAN BOARD 
One member of a five-member board to fill a remaining two-year term expiring December 31, 2023 and one member to fill a two-year term expiring December 31, 2024. 

Responsibilities: Perform all duties as are required to prudently administer the plan.

LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD 
One member of a five-member board to fill a remaining five-year term expiring September 30, 2023 and one member to fill a five-year term expiring September 30, 2027. 

Responsibility: Work with Library Director to establish policy for the Library.

PLANNING COMMISSION 
Three members of a seven-member Commission to serve a three-year term expiring September 30, 2025 and one alternate member to serve a three-year term expiring September 30, 2025. 

Responsibilities:  Long range planning activities such as the Comprehensive Plan, current planning reviews of applications for rezoning, conditional uses, comprehensive plan amendments, etc.  The Planning Commission also functions as the Board of Appeals and hears variance requests and appeals of administrative decisions.  Meets third Thursday of the month in the Commission Chambers, City Hall, at 4:30 p.m.

HISTORIC PRESERVATION BOARD 
Three members to serve as part of an eight-member board to serve a three-year term expiring September 30, 2025 and one member to serve a remaining three-year term set to expire September 30, 2024.  

Responsibilities: To work with the Planning Division in applying design standards to properties requesting alterations, construction, demolition, relocation or removal in the historic district.  To recognize historic properties in the District where significant physical improvements have been made.  To develop programs to promote historic preservation in the City of Leesburg.  Meets fourth Wednesday of the month in the Commission Chambers, City Hall, at 4:00 p.m.