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Openings

Compensation Commission

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors announces five 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-operators of agricultural property (three vacancies);

                                             Licensed real estate salespersons or brokers (two vacancies);

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.

 

County Case Management Advisory Board

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors announces two vacancies on the County Case Management Advisory Board. The vacancies are for three-year terms beginning July 1, 2022 and expiring June 30, 2025.

Persons interested in serving on the County Case Management Advisory Board must meet one of the following criteria:

Member of the general public with interest in disability services; Consumer of disability services or family member of a consumer of services; or Contracted disability services provider offering service in Johnson County.

 

Duties include:

Review of and recommendations for program policies; Development and review of the organizational plan; Review of and recommendations for future programming; and Review of and recommendations regarding the evaluation of the program.

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.

 

Food Policy Council

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors announces one vacancy on the Johnson County Food Policy Council for four-year terms beginning upon appointment and ending June 30, 2026.

The purpose of the council is to improve dialogue and discussion and provide necessary advice on food and agriculture issues to the County, municipalities, community boards, local agencies, nongovernmental organizations, businesses and other interested groups. The council addresses food system issues in the county, including the development of strategic goals, data-gathering, research projects and policies to address food system issues.

The council meets at 6 p.m. on the third Monday of the month. Members are also assigned to working groups and sub-committees that meet in addition to the regular meeting. Working groups are created based on priorities decided by the council. Current working groups include local food system infrastructure, food justice, health care for food and farm workers, American Rescue Plan Act local foods initiatives funding, and local food procurement policies. Applicants with experience and interest in current working group topics are strongly encouraged to apply. Learn more about the council’s past and current work on the Local Foods webpage on the Johnson County website at www.johnsoncountyiowa.gov/fpc.

Application forms are available on the Committee/Board Openings webpage on 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 Friday, Aug. 5, 2022. 

Juvenile Justice and Youth Development Policy Board

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

Two vacancies are for persons categorized as “business, parents, residents or youth” for a three-year terms beginning upon appointment and expiring Sept. 30, 2025. One vacancy is for a representative of a social service agency for a three-year term beginning upon appointment and expiring Sept. 30, 2025.

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, Oct. 17, 2022.

 

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