Board and Commission Vacancies

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT GLORIA SITTON AT 703 746-4550 December 11, 2018 The Alexandria City Council is seeking applicants to fill the following vacancies on boards, commissions, and committees All applicants must complete a Personal Data Record Form electronically via the City’s website at www.alexandriava.gov/Boards no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 31, 2018.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT GLORIA SITTON AT 703 746-4550

December 11, 2018

 

The Alexandria City Council is seeking applicants to fill the following vacancies on City of Alexandria boards, commissions, and committees. Council will act on these vacancies at the January 8, 2019 City Council meeting. All applicants must complete a Personal Data Record Form electronically via the City’s website at www.alexandriava.gov/Boards no later than 5:00 p.m. on Monday, December 31, 2018.  Applications received after this deadline will not be forwarded to City Council.  Applicants may only submit an application to one committee at a time. 

 

Alexandria Gang Prevention Community Task Force – one vacancy for a parent representative, due to an expired term.  The Task Force meets quarterly during the weekday evening.  Approximately two hours per meeting are required of Task Force members.

 

Alexandria Renew Enterprises – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term.  Alexandria Renew Enterprises meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.  Approximately four hours per month are required of Authority members.

 

Archaeological Commission – one vacancy for a business community representative, due to an expired term.  The Commission meets at 7:00 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month.  Approximately four to five hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Beauregard Design Advisory Committee – one vacancy for a professional member skilled in architecture, planning, landscape architecture and/or urban design, due to a resignation. The Committee meets on the third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  Approximately four hours per month are required of Committee members. 

 

Beautification Commission –three vacancies; one vacancy for a member who shall have expertise in the field of architecture or urban planning, or be a historian with architectural knowledge, due to an administrative action (ordinance change); one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation; and one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term.  The Commission meets on the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m.  Approximately eight hours per month are required of Commission members. 

 

Budget and Fiscal Affairs Advisory Committee – two vacancies: one vacancy for a member designated by Councilman John Chapman, due to a resignation and one vacancy for a school board designee, due to an expiring term. The Committee meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately six hours per month are required of Committee members.

 

Building Code Board of Appeals – two vacancies: one vacancy for an alternate member, due to an administrative action (ordinance change); one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term. The Board meets when appeals are filed.

 

Children, Youth, and Families Collaborative Commission – one vacancy for a community member with experience as a parent, guardian, teacher and/or expertise in early childhood, youth, or general education policy, due to an expiring term.  The Children, Youth and Families Collaborative Commission meets on the second Wednesday of each month.  Approximately eight hours per month are required of commission members.

 

Citizen Corps Council – five vacancies: one vacancy for a designee from the Alexandria School Board, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a representative of the Alexandria Chapter of the American Red Cross, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a representative of the Crime Prevention Council, or an individual with law enforcement or crime prevention experience; one vacancy for a Medical Reserve Corps representative, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a commission on disabilities representative, due to an expired term.  The Council meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately four hours per month are required of Council members.

 

Commission for the Arts – one vacancy for a member who represents the public at large, as an art consumer or participant, due to an expiring term.  The Commission meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately twelve hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Commission for Women – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation.  The Commission meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately eight hours per month are required of Commission members. 

 

Commission on Aging – two vacancies: one vacancy for a citizen member who is 60+ years of age or older, due to an expiring term and one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation.  The Commission meets on the second Thursday of every month, except July and August, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.  Approximately four to six hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Commission on Employment – six vacancies: one vacancy for a Representatives from such organizations as educational agencies, organized labor, rehabilitation agencies, community-based organizations, economic development agencies, and the public employment service; one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expired term; three vacancies for business representatives from recognized area businesses including minority-owned and small businesses, due to expired and vacated terms; and one vacancy for a business representative from recognized area businesses including minority-owned and small businesses, due to an expiring term.  The Commission meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 8:00 a.m.  Approximately five hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Commission on HIV/AIDS – nine: four vacancies for citizen members, due to expired terms and resignations; one vacancy for a representative from Hospice of Northern Virginia, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a Commission for Women representative, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a member who is a practicing physician, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a student who currently attends any school in the City, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a Sheriff’s designee, due to an expiring term.  The Commission meets on the third Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m.  Approximately three hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

Commission on Information Technology – two vacancies: one vacancy for a T.C. Williams student, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a Library Board representative, due to an expiring term.  The Commission meets on the second Monday every other month (January, March, May, July, September, and November).  Approximately two hours per meeting are required of Commission members.

 

Commission on Persons with Disabilities – one vacancy for an at-large representative of the business community, due to an expired term. The Commission meets at 7:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of every month.  Approximately six to ten hours a month are required of Commission members. 

 

Community Criminal Justice Board – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation.  The Board meets quarterly on the first Thursday of the month at 4:00 p.m.  Approximately two hours per month are required of Board members.           

 

Economic Opportunities Commission – one vacancy for a representative of the low-income community, due to a resignation.  The Commission meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately four hours per month are required of Commission members. 

 

Emergency Medical Services Council – one vacancy for a representative of the Alexandria Red Cross, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a representative of the Alexandria Medical Society who has privileges at INOVA Alexandria Hospital, due to an expiring term, one vacancy for an Emergency Room Physician from INOVA Alexandria Hospital, due to an expiring term.  The Council meets quarterly at the call of the chair.

 

Environmental Policy Commission – three vacancies: one vacancy for a member from the field of environmental sciences, due to an expiring term; one vacancy for a member from the Alexandria business community, due to an administrative action (term limits); and one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term.  The Commission meets for a work session on the first Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m. and a regular meeting on the third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m.  Approximately 15 hours per month are required of Commission members.

 

George Washington Birthday Celebration Committee – four vacancies: one vacancy for a member nominated by the First Virginia Regiment of the Continental Line, due to an administrative action (ordinance change); two vacancies for citizen members that are veterans, due to an administrative action (ordinance change); and one vacancy for a member to be nominated by the City of Alexandria Pipes and Drums, due to an administrative action (ordinance change).  The Committee meets on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately three to five hours per month are require of Committee members.

 

Health Systems Agency of Northern Virginia - one vacancy for a consumer member appointed by Alexandria City Council, due to a resignation.   The Board meets on the second Monday of each month at 8:00 p.m.  Approximately four hours per month are required of Commission members. 

 

Historic Alexandria Resources Commission – nine vacancies: one vacancy for a representative of the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a representative from the Alexandria Convention and Visitors Association Board of Governors, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a Alexandria Society for Preservation of Black Heritage representative, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a Carlyle House representative, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a representative from Planning District III, due to a resignation; one vacancy for a Christ Church representative, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a member who serves as a volunteer at a historic property or attraction which is open to the public on a regularly scheduled basis; due to an expiring term; one vacancy for an Alexandria Association representative, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a representative from Old Presbyterian Meeting House, due to an expiring term.  The Commission meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.  The Commission does not meet in the summer.  Approximately two hours per month are required of Commission members.     

 

Landlord-Tenant Relations Board – one vacancy for a homeowner representative, due to an expiring term.  The Board meets on first Wednesday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately five hours per month are required of Board members.

 

Library Board – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expired term. The Board meets the third Monday of the month at 4:00 p.m. six times a year (September, October, December, February, April and June.)  Approximately four hours per meeting are required of Board members. (*Note: Meetings are scheduled on the third Monday of the month except when that Monday is a holiday.  It is then scheduled the following Thursday.)

 

Local Emergency Planning Committee –  one vacancy for an owner and operator of a facility subject to the federal emergency planning requirements of Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986 (SARA), due to a vacancy created by a term limit.  The Committee meets quarterly at the call of the chair.  Approximately two hours per meeting are required of Committee members. 

Park and Recreation Commission – one vacancy for a high school youth of the City, due to an expired term.  The Commission meets on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately eight hours per month are required of Commission members.

Planning Commission – three vacancies: two vacancies for citizen members, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an administrative action (term limit).  The Commission meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.  Approximately ten hours per month are required of Commission members.

Potomac Yard Design Advisory Committee – four vacancies: one vacancy for a business community representative, due to an expired term; and one vacancy for a member representing the Potomac West Area, due to an expired term; one vacancy for a member representing the Potomac West Area, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a qualified professional skilled in architecture, due to an expiring term.  The Committee meets at the call of the Chair. 

Public Health Advisory Commission - one vacancy for a dentist practicing in the City nominated by the Northern Virginia Dental Society, due to administrative action (term limit).  The Commission meets on the third Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m.  Approximately four hours per month are required of Commission members.

Public Records Advisory Commission – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to a resignation. The Commission meets on the third Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m.  Approximately two hours per month are required of Commission members. 

 

Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority (ARHA) – one vacancy for a citizen member, due to an expiring term. The Board of Commissioners of the Alexandria Redevelopment and Housing Authority meets on the fourth Monday of the month at 7:30 p.m.  Approximately six hours per month are required of Commissioners.

Social Services Advisory Commission – four vacancies: two vacancies for client members, due to expired terms; and two vacancies for parent members, due to an expired term and a resignation. The Board meets on the third Monday of each month at 7:00 p.m.  Approximately six hours per month are required of Commission members.

Towing Advisory Board – three vacancies: one vacancy for a member from Alexandria law-enforcement agencies to be nominated by the head of the agency, due to an ordinance amendment; one vacancy for a citizen at-large with preference given to a citizen who has expertise in property management or who is a business owner, due to an expiring term; and one vacancy for a member representing licensed towing and recovery operators doing business in the City of Alexandria, due to an ordinance amendment.  The Board meets annual at the call of the Chair.    

   

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Applicants may only submit an application to one committee at a time. 

Please note that the term “expiring term” means the position vacancy is due to a term of an incumbent that is about to expire, and the incumbent may or may not reapply for the position.

 

All applicants must comply with City Ordinance No. 2452, which states that no appointee shall reside outside of the City of Alexandria unless a residency waiver is granted, and City Ordinance No. 2641, which states that City employees may not apply for vacancies on boards, committee or commissions that relate to the responsibilities of the department in which they are employed. 

 

Members of the Human Rights Commission are available to assist any person or attend any meeting to explain the board and commission application process.  To request such assistance, contact Jean Kelleher at 703 746-3140. For further information about the vacancies or responsibilities of these boards and commissions, contact Gloria Sitton in the City Clerk/Clerk of Council Office at 703 746-4550.

 

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