2017-12-29 / News

Vacancies on various boards and commissions need to be filled

Contributed by the City of Columbia

The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions.

Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee

Seeking one (1) applicant from the hospitality industry; one (1) applicant from the lodging industry; one (1) applicant who is considered At-Large businesspersons. The purpose of this committee is to review applications submitted for Accommodations Tax funding and make recommendations to Columbia City Council. Applicant must reside/work within city limits. Term – 2 years.

Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC)

Seeking one (1) applicant.

The purpose of BPAC is to advise the Mayor and Columbia City Council members, the City of Columbia transportation planning staff; community organizations; and partners on bicycling and pedestrian issues facing the city; to work toward development of bicycle/ pedestrian master plan; to represent community and constituent interests in transportation planning decisions; and to provide feedback to staff on projects relating to walking and bicycling. Applicant must reside/work within city limits. Term – 2 years.

Board of Zoning Adjustments & Appeals- Form Based Codes

Seeking three (3) applicants. Applicants should be from the real estate and or landscape architect industry.

The purpose of the board of zoning appeals—form based codes is to hear requests for variances and decide appeals when it is alleged that there is error in any order, requirement, decision or determination made by the zoning administrator or the consolidated review committee. Applicant must reside/work within city limits. Term – 3 years.

Hospitality Tax Advisory Committee

Seeking two (2) applicants from the restaurant industry and two (2) at-large applicants.

The purpose of this committee is to review applications for hospitality funding and make recommendations to council for the disbursement of those funds. Applicant must reside/work within City Limits. Term – 2 years.

Richland-Lexington Airport District Commission

Seeking one (1)applicant.

The purpose of the commission is to plan, establish, develop, construct, enlarge, improve, maintain, equip, operate, regulate, protect, and police such airports and air navigation facilities as shall be necessary to serve the people of the Richland- Lexington airport district. Applicant must reside within city limits. Term – 4 years.

Deadline –Applications are due no later than January 2, 2018, at 5 p.m.

For applications and more information contact Chanique Belton at (803) 545-3546 or send a request to cjbelton@columbiasc.net or visit our website at http://www.columbiasc.net/boards-commissions to download an application.

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