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News

Help shape the future of Douglas County Parks

County seeks six residents to serve on the County’s Parks Advisory Board.

Posted on October 14, 2020 2020Public Safety

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Are you a resident of Douglas County with a passion for parks and a heart for service?

If your answer is yes, please consider applying for one of six vacancies on the Douglas County Parks Advisory Board – two vacancies in each of the three Commissioner DistrictsApplications for this vacancy must be received by Oct. 31, 2020.

Members of this Board of nine serve in an advisory role to the Board of Douglas County Commissioners, in support of: the Commissioners’ Historic & Natural Resources Core Priority; County Parks Division priorities and goals; as well as oversite concerning disbursement of revenue from the voter-approved Open Space Land, Trails and Parks Sales Tax Fund. Board members will play a role in the selection of land to be acquired, maintained, and developed, for the establishment of County parks. Board members also play a role in pursuing and voicing the citizen’s perspective regarding County parks.

In addition to the county residency requirement, ideal candidates for the vacant positions would have related expertise in landscape architecture, recreation district or parks management and management of public funds.

Advisory Board members are appointed for a term of three years and may be re-appointed at the discretion of the Board of County Commissioners. The Board meets the first Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

Applications will remain in consideration for one year from the application date.

For additional information, please review details linked above or contact the Douglas County Commissioners’ Office at 303-660-7401.

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