Boards and Committees

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Committee Vacancies

If you are interested in serving on one of the BCC Boards, Commissions, or Committees, please click on the Citizen Application form, fill it out, and submit it. You may submit only one application for each committee vacancy. A new application must be submitted for each committee vacancy. Applications will not be kept after a vacancy has been filled.

Affordable Housing Advisory Committee  (AHAC)

The Affordable Housing Advisory Committee is seeking volunteers interested in volunteering their service to the AHAC. The AHAC recommends incentives for Affordable Housing by: Reviewing the established policies and procedures, ordinances, land development regulations, and adopted local government comprehensive plan pertaining to affordable housing; Recommends initiatives to encourage or facilitate affordable housing while protecting the ability of the property to appreciate in value; Recommends adoption of new policies or amendments to local comprehensive plan regulatory incentives for Affordable Housing Reviews new SHIP Program strategies; Enhances Existing SHIP Program Strategies; Community Outreach and Feedback pertaining to affordable housing; For further information, please contact Executive Director Theresa Sumner at (904) 278-8006

Citizens Advisory Committee (North Florida Transportation Planning Organization)

The Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) has two vacancies.  One is for the City of Green Cove Springs and the second for Clay County At-Large. 

The Citizens Advisory Committee (CAC) provides an opportunity for citizens to participate in the transportation planning process and bring issues directly related to transportation or air quality to the Transportation Planning Organization and its staff.  Its membership is diverse and appointed via a number of channels including the six Citizens Planning Advisory Committees for the City of Jacksonville; Clay, Nassau and St. Johns County Boards of Commissioners’; and from local neighborhood groups, the business community, and other special interest groups such as environmental organizations.

Clay County's membership on the CAC is comprised of two At-Large members, one representative from the Town of Orange Park and one representative from the City of Green Cove Springs.

The CAC meets 10 times a year; the first Wednesday monthly except January and July at 2:00 P.M. at the TPO's offices located at 980N. Jefferson Street, Jacksonville, FL.  Attendance is a must.

If you are interested please submit your application accordingly.

Clay County Historic Preservation Board
The Clay County Historical Preservation Board (HPB) is seeking citizens interested in volunteering their time to serve as a representative for District 2, District 3, District 4 and one At-Large membership. The HPB meets on the second Tuesday of each month, at 6:00 P.M. from January through June and August through November.

Construction Trades Licensing Board
The Construction Trades Licensing Board (CTLB) is seeking an Architect, an Engineer, and a Division II Contractor.. For further information, please contact David Conner at (904) 541-3839 or email David at

Fleming Island Advisory Committee

The Fleming Island Advisory Committee (FIAC) is seeking citizens interested in volunteering their time to serve as a member.  The (FIAC) was established in 1979 for the orderly development of Fleming Island. The Committee consists of 10 residents of the Fleming Island area who are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners and meet on an as-needed basis.  If interested in serving please contact Teresa Capo at (904) 269-6352.

Housing Finance Authority (HFA)
The HFA is seeking individuals interested in volunteering their service as a member in the “Public” and “Real Estate” fields. This Committee was created to provide safe, sanitary, and decent housing; to encourage investment by private enterprise and stimulation of construction and rehabilitation of housing through the use of public funds. The HFA meets the third Wednesday of the month at 9:00 a.m., fourth floor of the Administration Building, 477 Houston Street, Green Cove Springs, Florida, 32043. For further information, please contact Executive Director Theresa Sumner at (904) 278-8006.

Lake Asbury Municipal Service Benefit District (LAMSBD)
The Lake Asbury Municipal Benefit District (LAMSBD) is seeking an individual interested in volunteering their service as a member to Seat 5. Applicant must live within the Lake Asbury district boundaries. The committee members serve in the capacity of an owner association to ensure the continued maintenance, improvement and prevention of deterioration of the lakes known as Lake Asbury, South Lake Asbury, and Lake Ryan in Clay County, Florida, as described in Ordinance 85-33, adopted May 14, 1985. Seat 5 member will serve until the next General election of November 2018, which at that time will be required to re-qualify to continue serving through the end of the term for Seat 5 to November, 2020. The appointed member will be required to submit Form 1, Statement of Financial Interest, and an Oath of Office that is notarized and sent to the Florida Division of Elections, along with a personal check in the amount of $10.00.

Library Board of Trustees

The Library Board of Trustees (LBT) is seeking individuals in volunteering their service as a representative to District 1, District 2, District 3, District 5, and District 7 (At-Large) (Districts 1-5 appointees must live within their District).  The LBT is an advisory board with no power to commit to the County to any policies, or to incur any financial obligation or to create a liability on behalf of the County. For further information, please contact Pat Coffman at (904) 278-4748.

Planning Commission

The Planning Commission (PC) is seeking citizens interested in volunteering their time to serve as an At-Large member. The PC is an advisory board to the Board of County Commissioners (BCC) and provides recommendations in the matters of comprehensive planning and the Land Development Code. Pursuant to Chapter 163, Florida Statutes, the Planning Commission has been designated by the BCC as the official Local Planning Agency for the County’s comprehensive planning process. In addition to monitoring the County Comprehensive Plan and reviewing proposed amendments, the Planning Commission also reviews proposed re-zonings and amendments to the County’s Land Development Code. The Planning Commission is comprised of eight members, with seven appointed by the BCC and one representing the Clay County School Board. Meetings are held at 7:00 P.M. on the first Tuesday of each month in the BCC Chambers, located on the fourth floor of the County Administration Building. (All appointments are subject to the requirements of financial disclosure by the Florida Ethics Code, Chapter 112, Florida Statues).

Tourist Development Council

The Tourist Development Council (TDC) has three vacancies. The Tourist Development is an advisory committee of the Clay County Board of County Commissioners. The TDC administers funds received from the Tourist Development Tax (TDT) and oversees and recommends ways to promote Clay County as a tourist destination, in full compliance of Florida State Statute 125.0104. The TDC is comprised of nine (9) members. Six (6) of the nine (9) members must be involved in the tourist industry and of those six (6), not less than three (3), or more than four (4) shall be owners or operators of accommodations, which include, but are not limited to hotels, motels, recreational vehicle parks, short-term rentals, etc.  All members shall be electors of the County.  TDC members serve staggered terms of four (4) years. The TDC currently meets once per quarter on dates set by the TDC. If you are interested, please submit your application to




Boards, Commissions & Committees

For full Board Description, Members, and Contact Information, please click on the Board Name

Affordable Housing Advisory Committee (AHAC)

Charter Review Commission

Citizen Advisory Committee (North Florida Transportation Planning Organization)

Clay County Board of Adjustments (CCBOA)

Clay County Historic Preservation Board (CCHPB)

Clay County Housing Finance Authority (CCHFA)

Clay County Utility Authority (CCUA)

Construction Trade Licensing Board  (CTLB)

Fleming Island Advisory Committee (FIAC)

Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida (HPCNEF)

Lake Asbury Municipal Service Benefit District (LAMSBD)

Library Board of Trustees (LBT)

Planning Commission (PC)

Planning District Citizens Advisory Committees (CAC)

Tourist Development Council (TDC)

Value Adjustment Board (VAB)