Updated January 31, 2019

The Salt Lake County (SLCO) Mayor’s Office is currently seeking applicants for the SLCO Boards and Commissions listed below. If you are interested or know someone who might be, please pass the word along. Here at WLI, we are particularly interested in seeing more women on boards.

Interested applicants can reach Anna Vukin-Chow at 385-468-7031 or avukin-chow@slco.org. Additional information and a link to an online application are available on the SLCO Boards and Commissions website: https://slco.org/mayor/boards/

Board Name: Dimple Dell Park Advisory Board
Notes: 
This advisory board makes recommendations regarding the planning, development, use, and protection of Dimple Dell Regional Park in Sandy.
Time Commitment: Terms last for 3 years, and the board meets monthly.

Board Name: Equestrian Park Advisory Board
Notes: The Equestrian Park Advisory Board seeks an adjacent neighbor to the park to serve on the Board so that the community directly impacted by the park’s activities will be represented. An adjacent neighbor is defined as a resident living within a half mile of the Salt Lake County Equestrian Park at 2100 West 11400 South in South Jordan. 

Time Commitment: Terms last for 3 years, and the board meets monthly.

Board Name: Open Space Trust Fund Advisory Committee
Notes: The Salt Lake County Open Space Trust Fund Advisory Committee serves to advise the County Council and Mayor on the preservation, acquisition, and development of land which may be or is currently being used as Open Space. Salt Lake County residents who live in County Council Districts 1, 4, and 6 are especially encouraged to apply. 
Time Commitment: Terms last for 4 years, and the number of times per year that the committee meets depends on how many open space applications the committee receives. 
In recent years, the committee has met 5-6 times per year.

Board Name: Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
Notes: 
This board reviews, deliberates, and makes recommendations to the County Parks & Recreation Division, the County Mayor, and County Council regarding issues of concern and importance related to parks and recreation facilities and programs in the greater county-wide community. Residents living in County Council Districts 1 and 2 are especially encouraged to apply.
Time Commitment: Terms last for 3 years, and the board meets monthly.

Board Name: Salt Lake County Bicycle Advisory Committee
Notes: 
The Salt Lake County Bicycle Advisory Committee (SLCBAC) promotes biking and walking as fun and healthy travel options for people of all ages and abilities. SLCBAC’s efforts help to advance the implementation of active transportation initiatives in Salt Lake County. Everyone is welcome to apply, especially individuals living in the southwest area of Salt Lake County.
Time Commitment: 
Terms last for 3 years, and the committee meets monthly.

Board Name: Salt Lake County Consortium HOME Program Allocation Committee
Notes: 
The HOME Program Allocation Committee reviews applications received that request Salt Lake County HOME funds for eligible housing programs and projects. Members score each application and then work together to summarize for the Mayor how they recommend that the funds be allocated. The committee seeks to fill two at-large seats; candidates should have experience working for a financial institution (banks or other), in housing development or in research on the need for affordable housing.
Time Commitment: Terms last for 3 years, and the group meets during February and March. The number of times the committee meets depends on how many applications the committee receives; the group will likely meet about 4 times during that time.

Board Name: Salt Lake County Fair Board
Notes: The Salt Lake County Fair Board plans and hosts the Family Farm Fest, a re-imagined community event that focuses on families, youth, competition, and education. The board is looking for new members who are interested in participating in all aspects of planning and organizing a celebration of rural traditions in our urban community.
Time Commitment: Terms last for 3 years, and the board meets monthly.

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