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Board of County Commissioners seeks qualified applicants to represent Real Estate expertise on the Save Our Indian River Lagoon Citizen Oversight Committee

By Jaimie Engle posted 18 days ago

  

The Board of County Commissioners seeks qualified applicants to represent Real Estate expertise on the Save Our Indian River Lagoon Citizen Oversight Committee.

Applicants must commit to serving the public interest by providing stewardship of Lagoon Trust Funds, especially in relation to restoring health to the Indian River Lagoon, and must demonstrate expertise and experience in real estate. Knowledge of the water quality issues and the major sources of pollution affecting the lagoon are highly desirable.

The Citizen Oversight Committee oversees progress and makes recommendations to the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners on spending an estimated $486 million from sales tax revenue to Reduce pollution sources to the lagoon, Remove legacy pollution from the lagoon bottom, Restore natural systems within the lagoon, and Respond to new information by recommending annual amendments to the Save our Indian River Lagoon Project Plan.

Duties of this voluntary appointment include participation in monthly meetings to evaluate data to measure progress towards plan implementation and lagoon health, review of technology and alternative project proposals for reducing pollutants and improving water quality, assessment of project cost-effectiveness, and recommending plan revisions annually.  The Committee hears questions, concerns, and ideas from the public to improve the plan.

Applicants must be willing to ensure that the plan reflects the most effective, timely and responsible means to restore the Indian River Lagoon and that the Save Our Indian River Lagoon Trust Fund is managed in the best interest of the public.

For a copy of the application, please email Carol Gerundo, Administrative Assistant to the Director of Brevard County’s Natural Resources Management Department, at Carol.Gerundo@brevardfl.gov

Completed application, resume, and letter(s) of reference are due back to Carol Gerundo by 5pm October 11, 2019.

 

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The Board of County Commissioners seeks qualified applicants for a voluntary appointment to represent Real Estate expertise on the Save Our Indian River Lagoon Citizen Oversight Committee. Applicants must commit to serving the public interest by:

  • Demonstrating expertise and experience in real estate.
  • Providing stewardship of Lagoon Trust Funds.
  • Have knowledge of the water quality issues and major sources of pollution affecting the lagoon.
  • Participate in monthly meetings
  • Review project proposals for reducing pollutants and improving water quality.
  • Assess project cost-effectiveness.
  • Hear questions, concerns, and ideas from the public to improve the plan.

For a copy of the application, please email Carol Gerundo, Administrative Assistant to the Director of Brevard County’s Natural Resources Management Department, at Carol.Gerundo@brevardfl.gov. Completed applications are due back to Carol Gerundo by 5pm, October 11, 2019.

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