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Aitkin County 'Committee' Opportunities

AITKIN COUNTY HAS OPENINGS ON THE FOLLOWING COMMITTEES:

Aitkin County Health & Human Services Advisory Committee

• Commissioner District 1 (One Opening)
• Commissioner District 2 (One Opening)
• Commissioner District 4 (Three Openings)
• Commissioner District 5 (One Opening)

The Aitkin County Health & Human Services Advisory Committee is seeking members to fill its openings for next year. Members of the committee actively participate in the formulation and ongoing review of the plan for the development, implementation, and operation of the programs and services of the Health & Human Services Board in its mission to assist citizens, preserve families, and promote dignity, safety, health, responsibility, and self-sufficiency.

Term is for two years and must be able to commit to attending, at least, six meetings per year.

Applications are being accepted through Tuesday, January 16, 2018. The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners will make the selection at their Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Health and Human Services Board meeting. To request an application packet or more information on these openings please call Shawn at 218-927-7203 or by emailing shawn.speed@co.aitkin.mn.us

           - Application for Committee Position

Extension Committee

Terms are for three years, ending December 31, 2020

• Commissioner District 4 (One Opening)

Responsible for overseeing the County Extension Department. County Extension covers the areas of nutrition and youth leadership development, including the 4-H program. Meetings are held quarterly. Committee members receive a per diem and mileage reimbursement for each meeting. Terms runs from January 2018 through December 31, 2020.

Applications are being accepted until Noon on December 8, 2017, or until openings are filled.

To obtain an application please access the link below, pick up an application in the West Annex of the courthouse, or call 218-927-3093.

The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners will make the committee selections from submitted applications at a County Board meeting. All applicants will receive notification by mail whether or not they have been selected. For more information please contact Kirk Peysar, County Auditor, at 218-927-7354.

  - Application for Committee Position

Natural Resources Advisory Committee

Terms are for 4 years, beginning in January

• District 1 (One Opening)
• District 2 (One Opening)
• District 3 (One Opening)

Per diem and mileage @ County rate.
Meets 2nd Monday of the month.
Approximately 11 meetings per year.
         • usually evenings @ 6:30 PM at Long Lake Conservation Center
         • including at least one daytime field tour

Advises the County Board on matters relating to...

Forest management
        • Forest Planning
        • Timber Harvesting
        • Environmental Issues (wildlife, water quality, invasive species, etc.)
Recreation management
        • Campgrounds
        • Recreation trails
        • Long Lake Conservation Center
Land Asset management
        • Classification of Tax Forfeited lands
        • Land Sales/Exchanges/Easements
        • Extraction/mining

Applications will be accepted until Noon on January 12, 2018, or until filled. Applications can be found on the link below, picked up in the West Annex of the Courthouse, or mailed to you if requested.

The Aitkin County Board of Commissioners will make the committee selections from submitted applications at their January 23, 2018 County Board meeting. All applicants will receive notification by mail whether or not they have been selected. For more information please contact Mark Jacobs, Aitkin County Land Commissioner, at 218-927-7364.

         - Application for Committee Position