By Jacob Bembry
Greene Publishing, Inc.
Citizens of Madison County who want to take a pro-active role in their government may apply for seats that are vacant on three different boards.
An at-large seat is available on the Madison County Planning and Zoning Board.
Responsibilities on the P&Z Board include planning and land use issues, review of the Madison County Land Development Code and Comprehensive Plan and recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on requests and applications submitted for approval.
P&Z Board meetings are on the second Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Madison County Courthouse Annex.
The Madison County Design Review Board is seeking individuals who have a special interest, experience or education in history, architecture or the preservation of historic resources.
The Design Review Board usually holds meetings the first Monday of each month at 5:15 p.m. at the Madison County Courthouse Annex.
Three members are being sought for the Madison County Code Enforcement Board. Positions that need to be filled are Member-Realtor; Altnernate-Architect; and Alternate-Business Person.
The Code Enforcement Board has the authority to impose “administrative fines and other non-criminal penalties to provide an equitable,, expeditious, effective and inexpensive method of enforcing any codes and ordinances in force in the County and municipalities, where a pending or repeated violation continues to exist.” The Board is governed by Florida State Statute 162 and Madison County Ordinance 98-95.
Anyone interested in filling these non-paid vacancies should send their name and contact information, including a brief resumé and the board that they wish to serve on, to Allen Cherry, Madison County Coordinator, Madison, FL 32341 or email the information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline to apply is Jan. 26 at 4 p.m.