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Openings

Commission of Veterans Affairs

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors announces two vacancies on the Johnson County Commission of Veterans Affairs for three-year terms beginning June 1, 2022 and expiring May 31, 2025.

Members shall be veterans, as defined in Iowa Code Section 35.1, which includes, but is not limited to, residents of Iowa who served in active federal service, other than training, in the armed forces of the United States and who were discharged under honorable conditions. If possible, each member of the commission shall be a veteran of a different military action; however, this qualification does not preclude membership to a veteran who served in more than one of the wars or conflicts.

This person must be an eligible elector of Johnson County.

Application forms are available on the Committee/Board Openings webpage on the Johnson County website, www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov/vacancies, and in the office of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors, second floor of the Johnson County Administration Building, 913 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City. In addition, applicants must provide a copy of their DD-214 or discharge papers.

More information about the Commission can be found at www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov/veteransaffairs.

Completed applications must be returned to the Board Office by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 21, 2022.

Compensation Commission

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors announces eight vacancies on the Johnson County Compensation Commission for one-year terms beginning upon appointment and expiring Dec. 31, 2022.

Duties include assessment of damage to all property taken by an acquiring agency and located in the county. No member of the Compensation Commission selected shall possess any interest in the proceeding which would cause such person to render a biased decision.

Vacancies include:  Owner of city/town property (one vacancy);

                                Owner-operators of agricultural property (four vacancies);

                                Licensed real estate salespersons or brokers (two vacancies);

                               Persons having knowledge of property values in the County by reason of their occupations (such as bankers, auctioneers, or property                                       managers) (one vacancy).

The Compensation Commission does not have a regular meeting time. The Chief Judge of the Sixth Judicial District selects six members from the Commission to serve during condemnation proceedings in Johnson County. Commissioners are compensated $200 per hearing for which they are chosen to serve. If the hearing is settled or cancelled prior to proceedings, compensation will not be provided. Hearings begin at the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, 511 S. Capitol St., Iowa City.

Application forms are available on the Committee/Board Openings page of the Johnson County website at www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov/vacancies and in the office of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors, second floor of the Johnson County Administration Building, 913 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City.

Completed applications must be returned to the Board Office by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10, 2022.

Historic Preservation Commission

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors announces one vacancy on the Historic Preservation Commission. The vacancies are for three-year terms beginning upon appointment and expiring Dec. 31, 2024.

Members shall be residents of Johnson County and demonstrate a positive interest in historic preservation, possessing interest or expertise in architecture history, historic preservation, planning, building rehabilitation, conservation in general or real estate. Residents residing outside of Iowa City are especially encouraged to apply.

Historic Preservation Commission meetings are scheduled for the first Monday of the month at 5 p.m. at the Johnson County Health and Human Services Building, 855 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City.

Application forms are available on the Committee/Board Openings webpage of the Johnson County website at www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov/vacancies and in the office of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors, second floor of the Johnson County Administration Building, 913 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City.

Completed applications must be returned to the Board of Supervisors Office by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022.

Juvenile Justice and Youth Development Policy Board vacancies

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors announces two vacancies on the Johnson County Juvenile Justice and Youth Development Policy Board.

One vacancy is for a representative of law enforcement for a term beginning upon appointment and expiring Sept. 30, 2024. One vacancy is for persons categorized as “business, parents, residents or youth” for a term beginning upon appointment and expiring Sept. 30, 2024.

Duties of the policy board include, but are not limited to, the following: spearhead the development of countywide prevention, intervention and sanctions services coordination; oversee the development of assessment and monitoring systems; review strategic planning and monitor progress of projects; brief the community on the value of asset-building by talking to local groups and engaging in other promotional activities; promote activities that are designed to raise assets in youth; provide and develop funding for asset-building programs in the community; and act as a source of information and communication conduit for various groups and individuals interested in participating in projects.

The policy board meets on a quarterly basis from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on the first Monday of February, May, August and November.

Application forms are available on the Committee/Board Openings webpage of the Johnson County website at www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov/vacancies and in the office of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors, second floor of the Johnson County Administration Building, 913 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City.

Completed applications must be returned to the Board Office by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 22, 2022.

Solon Library

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for one vacancy on the Solon Public Library Board of Trustees for residents living in unincorporated Johnson County. The vacancy begins upon appointment and expires Dec. 31, 2024.

While all Solon Public Library Board of Trustees members are appointed by the Solon City Council upon recommendation from the Mayor, the appointment of a resident of unincorporated Johnson County is also subject to the initial recommendation of the Board of Supervisors; thus, applications are submitted to the Johnson County Board of Supervisors Office.

The Solon Public Library Board of Trustees is a seven-member advisory board whose primary roles include advocating for the library in the community, planning for the future of the library, monitoring and evaluating the overall effectiveness of the library, setting library policies, and hiring and evaluating the library director. The Library Board of Trustees meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month at the Solon Public Library, 320 W. Main Street.

More information about the Solon Public Library Board of Trustees is available at https://www.solon.lib.ia.us/about/library-board.

Application forms are available on the Committee/Board Openings webpage of the Johnson County website at www.johnson-county.com/vacancies and in the office of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors, second floor of the Johnson County Administration Building, 913 South Dubuque Street, Iowa City.

Completed applications must be returned to the Board Office by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8, 2022.

Livable Community for Successful Aging Policy Board

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors announces four vacancies on the Livable Community for Successful Aging Policy Board for three-year terms beginning upon appointment and expiring June 30, 2024. The vacancies are for individuals affiliated with an aging/livable organization.

The Policy Board provides financial oversight, monitoring and program planning to support the vision of Johnson County as a livable community for successful aging. The Policy Board encourages and supports the efforts of governmental units, businesses, and private and non-profit organizations to help Johnson County be a model community for seniors.

Application forms are available on the Committee/Board Openings webpage of the Johnson County website, www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov and in the office of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors, second floor of the Johnson County Administration Building, 913 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City.

More information about the Livable Community for Successful Aging Policy Board can be found at www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov/livablecommunity or www.livablecommunity.org.

Completed applications must be returned to the Board of Supervisors Office by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 7, 2022.

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