Volunteer Boards

CURRENT POSITIONS


VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

Volunteer Boards

Encouraging Residents to Serve


The Summit County Council welcomes residents to become actively involved in matters affecting your quality of life in Summit County. Appointments are made by the County Manager and through consent of the County Council. Members are not compensated; mileage expenses may be reimbursed. Vacancies are advertised and published in area newspapers and on the county website and social media platforms.

OVERVIEW: Summit County Volunteer Boards and Special Service Districts

Board of Health – 5-12 Members. Three year terms, appointed by County Manager. Mission: to enforce state health laws and to enact rules for the promotion of public health, environmental health quality, injury control, and the prevention of outbreaks and spread of communicable and infectious diseases in the county. Term expirations in December.

County Fair Advisory Board – 11 members. Three year terms, appointed by County Manager. Purpose: To assist the County Manager in the organization and management of the annual Summit County Fair. Term expirations in December.

Library Board of Directors – 5-9 members. Four year terms, appointed by County Manager. Purpose: To maintain and care for the county public library system and establish policies for the operation of such system. Term expirations in February.

Board of Adjustment – 5 members. Three year terms, appointed by County Manager. Purpose: To consider zoning variances. Term expirations in November.

Summit County Mosquito Abatement District – 11 members. Four year terms, appointed by the County Council. Purpose: To take all necessary and proper steps for the extermination of mosquitoes, flies, crickets, grasshoppers and other insects. Term expirations in December.

Summit County Weed Control Board – 3-7 members. Four year terms, appointed by the County Manager. Purpose: To formulate and implement a countywide coordinated noxious weed control program designed to prevent and control noxious weeds within the county. Term expirations in November.

Mountain Regional Water Special Service District Administrative Control Board – 5-7 members. Four year terms, appointed by County Council. Purpose: To govern the day-to-day operations of the district, cosign checks and other disbursements on behalf of the district. Term expirations in December.

Summit County Recreation Arts and Parks Advisory Committee (RAP Tax Cultural Committee) – 7 members. Three year terms, appointed by County Council. Purpose: To recommend to the County Council, the best use(s) of the funds, for financing recreational facilities, and botanical and cultural organizations within Summit County. Term expirations in December.

Summit County Recreation Arts and Parks Advisory Committee (RAP Tax Recreation Committee) – 7 members. Three year terms, appointed by County Council. Mission: to investigate, advise and recommend to the County Council, the best use(s) of the funds for recreational facilities and cultural organizations within Summit County. Term expirations in December.

Summit County Restaurant Tax Advisory Committee - 9 members. Three year terms, appointed by County Council. Purpose: Investigate, advise and recommend to the county council the best use(s) of the funds collected from the tax, for the purposes of financing in whole or in part, tourism promotion and the development, operation and maintenance of publicly owned and operated, tourist, recreation, cultural, historical and convention facilities. Term expirations in July.

South Summit Cemetery Maintenance District – 5 members. Four year terms, appointed by County Council. Purpose: Provide cemetery maintenance services. Term expirations in December.

Hoytsville Cemetery Maintenance District – 5 members. Four year terms, appointed by County Council. Purpose: Provide cemetery maintenance services. Term expirations in December.

Wanship Cemetery Maintenance District – 5 members. Four year terms, appointed by County Council. Purpose: Provide cemetery maintenance services. Term expirations in August.

Snyderville Basin Open Space Advisory Committee – 7-11 Members. Three year terms, appointed by Manager. Purpose: To advise the Manager and Council regarding the creating, preservation and identification of open space within the Snyderville Basin. Term expirations in March.

North Summit Recreation Special Service District - 5-7 members. Four year terms, appointed by County Council. Purpose: to provide recreational services and programs through facilities or systems acquired or constructed for that purpose through construction, purchase, lease, contract, gift or condemnation or any combination thereof. Term expirations in September.

Snyderville Basin Special Recreation Service District – 5-7 members. Four year terms, appointed by County Council. Purpose: To provide recreational services and programs through facilities or systems acquired or constructed. Term expirations in December.

Peoa Recreation Special Service District – 5-7 members. Four year terms, appointed by County Council. Purpose: To provide recreational services and programs through facilities or systems acquired or constructed. Term expirations in August.

Park City Fire Service District – 5 members. Four year terms, appointed by County Council. Purpose: The district is authorized to provide fire protection services for the residents living within the jurisdictional boundaries of the district. Term expirations in December.

North Summit Fire Service District – 5-7 members. Four year terms, appointed by County Council. Purpose: The district is authorized to provide fire protection services and to provide for the public health, safety, and general welfare of the residents living within the jurisdictional boundaries of the district. Term expirations in December.

Summit County Service Area #5 (Lake Rockport Estates) - 5 members. Four year terms, appointed by County Council. Purpose: To provide for the public health, safety and general welfare of the residents living within the jurisdictional boundaries within the service area. Term expirations in December.

Echo Creek Ranches Special Service District – 5-7 members. Four year terms, appointed by County Council. Purpose: To provide for the public health, safety, and general welfare of the residents living within the boundaries of the district. Term expirations in February.

Eastern Summit County Agriculture Preservation and Open Space Advisory Committee – 7-11 members. Three year terms, appointed by County Manager. Purpose: To advise the manager on acquiring and permanently preserving agriculture lands and open spaces in Eastern Summit County. Term expirations in February.

Eastern Summit County Planning Commission – 7 members. Three-year terms, appointed by County Council. Purpose: To hear land use proposals, make recommendations to the County Council regarding the general plan, and adhere to the Eastern Summit County Development Code. Term expirations in February.

Snyderville Basin Planning Commission – 7 members. Three-year terms, appointed by County Council. Purpose: To hear, review and recommend approval or disapproval of land use proposals consistent with the Snyderville Basin Development Code and other governing documents and to prepare or cause to be prepared amendments to the general plan, zoning and subdivision regulations. Term expirations in February.

Summit County Finance Committee – 2 at large citizens. Two-year terms, appointed by County Manager. Purpose: To review the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, recommend financial and fiscal policies, review the multi-year capital plan and provide recommendations to maximize the revenue collected by individual County departments. Term expirations in August.

Summit County Historical Society – 7-11 members. Three year terms, appointed by Manager. Purpose: The County has determined that the historical record of Summit County can best be identified, preserved and perpetuated through the establishment of a historical society under the direction of the County Manager. Term expirations in December.

Timberline Special Service District - 7-11 members. Four year terms, appointed by County Council. Purpose: To provide for the public health, safety, and general welfare of the residents living within the jurisdictional boundaries of the Timberline special service district, the district is authorized to provide transportation and snow removal services. Term expirations in December.

Public Arts Program and Advisory Board - 9 members. Members serve 3-year terms, appointed by the County Manager, with at least 1 year as a slate member. Board Member Roles: 1) attend a monthly Board meeting 1st Tuesday of each month 8:15-10:15 am; 2) 5 hours per month of volunteer work including: a) project implementation, b) identification of funding sources, c) public outreach, d) project selection, e) artist selection, and f) partnership development with community members and groups; 3) understand and implement the public art policy and strategic plan; 4) represent public art projects in the community and represent the community interests to the board. Term expirations in July.

If you have any questions about Summit County volunteer boards, or if you would like to be placed on a list to be advised by email when vacancies are advertised, please contact Annette Singleton at 435-336-3025, or asingleton@summitcounty.org

Last updated 6/8/16