Board Vacancies

26Temple Terrace Citizen Board Vacancies

Citizen boards serve as a vital link between the community of Temple Terrace and its elected officials. Members of all boards of the City of Temple Terrace must be residents of the city and remain residents of the city during their term of office. In addition to the city boards, citizens are appointed by the City Council to serve as the city’s representative on numerous intergovernmental boards and committees.

Please check individual Boards and Committees’ Postings for application deadlines. For complete information, requirements and an application, contact the City Clerk at 813.506.6440 or email the City Clerk to request a copy of the Citizen Boards & Committees Handbook.  The  Citizen Board Application can be completed and submitted online or printed and returned to the City Clerk, 11250 N. 56th Street, Temple Terrace, Florida, 33617, or sent by email to LegislativeOffice@templeterrace.com. Equal consideration will be given to persons submitting applications and persons recommended by members of the City Council.

Current Board Vacancies

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Temple Terrace are accepting applications from citizens interested in being considered for appointment to the following Boards and Committees: 

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Temple Terrace are accepting applications from citizens interested in being considered for regular and alternate member appointments to the City’s Board of Adjustment.  Applications will be accepted from all residents; however, there will be emphasis on appointing members experienced or having special interest in the fields of archaeology, architecture, architectural history, business ownership, construction, engineering, history, landscaping, law, local government, planning, and real estate. The Board of Adjustment hears and decides requests for variances from the requirements of the specific City Code sections enumerated in Article VI of the City’s Land Development Code.  The variance determination process requires the Board to determine whether the applicant has demonstrated that enforcement of the specified provisions of the City’s Land Development Code will result in undue and unnecessary hardship(s) and that the request ensures the protection of the public health, safety and general welfare.  The Board may also hear and decide appeals of orders, requirements, decisions, or determinations made by the Director of Community Development or other designated City official in the administration and enforcement of the City’s Land Development Code.  Training will be provided by City staff.

The closing date for receiving applications is the close of business at 5:00 p.m. on August 9, 2022. 

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Temple Terrace are accepting applications from citizens interested in being considered for appointment to the Hillsborough County Electrical Board of Adjustment, Appeals & Examiners. This seven-member Board meets quarterly in March, June, September, and December on the third Thursday at 9:00 a.m. in the Hillsborough County Center at 601 E. Kennedy Blvd.  The City of Temple Terrace appoints 1 regular voting member who MUST be a resident of the City, serve without remuneration; financial disclosure is required. The Board confirms the competency and integrity of applicants applying for electrical certification in the County, takes disciplinary action against contractors that fail to comply with the Electrical Code, and hears the appeal of any person issued a citation for violating the provisions of the Electrical Code.  In accordance with Florida Statutes, primary, but not exclusive, consideration for appointment to this Board will be given to persons who is an experienced State Certified Electrical Contractor.

The closing date for receiving applications is on the close of business at  5:00 p.m. on August 30, 2022, the Tuesday prior to the City Council meeting in which the appointment is to be decided. Equal consideration will be given to persons submitting applications and persons recommended by members of the City Council.

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Temple Terrace are accepting applications from citizens interested in being considered for one alternate member appointment to the Temple Terrace Municipal Code Enforcement Board. This seven-member Board meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 11250 N. 56th Street.  Members of this Board MUST be residents of the City, serve without remuneration, and financial disclosure is required. The Board issues orders, following a hearing, which have the force of law and set forth the steps necessary to bring a violation into compliance with a technical code or regulation of the City. In accordance with Florida Statutes, primary, but not exclusive, consideration for appointment to this Board will be given to persons who are experienced in the professional categories of architect, business, engineer, general contractor, subcontractor, or realtor.

The closing date for receiving applications is at 5:00 p.m. on August 30, 2022, the Tuesday prior to the City Council meeting in which the appointment is to be decided.  Equal consideration will be given to persons submitting applications and persons recommended by members of the City Council. 

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Temple Terrace are accepting applications from citizens interested in being considered for an appointment to the Hillsborough County Mechanical Board of Adjustment, Appeals and Examiners.  This seven-member Board meets quarterly in March, June, September, and December on the third Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in the Hillsborough County Center at 601 E. Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL  33602.  An opening currently exists for either one Class “A” Air Conditioning Contractor and/or a Mechanical Contractor. The City of Temple Terrace appoints one regular voting member who MUST be a resident of the City, serve without remuneration; financial disclosure is required. This Board confirms the competency and integrity of applicants applying for mechanical certification in the County, and takes disciplinary action against those contractors that fail to comply with the Mechanical Code.

The closing date for receiving applications is on the close of business at 5:00 p.m. on August 30, 2022 the Tuesday prior to the City Council meeting in which the appointment is to be decided. Equal consideration will be given to persons submitting applications and persons recommended by members of the City Council.

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Temple Terrace are accepting applications from citizens interested in serving as the City's representative on the Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee. The BAC is a 17-member body that reviews and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners and the three municipalities in Hillsborough County, on a comprehensive bikeway system, and other issues regarding the promotion of cycling and the provision of related safety facilities. The BAC members include representatives from Hillsborough County, each of the three municipalities, FDOT District 7, the University of South Florida, the Planning Commission, and ten additional members at large. All members are appointed by the Board of County Commissioners from a list of nominees approved by the BAC.

The closing date for receiving applications is on the close of business at 5:00 p.m. on July 26, 2022 the Tuesday prior to the City Council meeting in which the appointment is to be decided.  Equal consideration will be given to persons submitting applications and persons recommended by members of the City Council. 

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Temple Terrace are accepting applications from citizens interested in being considered for three regular member appointments to the Temple Terrace School Support Committee. The School Support Committee was established to utilize the knowledge, interest and insight of citizens to work with the Mayor and City Council, the Hillsborough County District schools, parents and school-based interest groups, to enhance the educational environment for Temple Terrace children and the schools they attend. 

The closing date for receiving applications is on the close of business at 5:00 p.m. on August 30, 2022 the Tuesday prior to the City Council meeting in which the appointment is to be decided.  Equal consideration will be given to persons submitting applications and persons recommended by members of the City Council. 

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Temple Terrace are accepting applications from citizens interested in being considered for one regular member appointment on the Temple Terrace River Watch Task Force. The Temple Terrace River Watch Task Force was established to better understand and ensure representation in decisions affecting the Hillsborough River. The Task Force's goal is to "preserve, protect, and enhance the Hillsborough River watershed, especially as it impacts the River's water quality and quantity in Temple Terrace." 

The closing date for receiving applications is on the close of business at 5:00 p.m. on August 9, 2022 the Tuesday prior to the City Council meeting in which the appointment is to be decided.  Equal consideration will be given to persons submitting applications and persons recommended by members of the City Council. 

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Temple Terrace are accepting applications from citizens interested in being considered for appointment of one alternate member to the Temple Terrace Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee. The Temple Terrace Bicycle/Pedestrian Advisory Committee was established to advise the Mayor, City Council and City Administration on matters concerning bicycle and pedestrian activity within Temple Terrace. This advisory committee is charged with making recommendations to the Mayor, City Council and City Administration on matters concerning bicycle and pedestrian activity within Temple Terrace.

The closing date for receiving applications is on the close of business at 5:00 p.m. on August 30, 2022, the Tuesday prior to the City Council meeting in which the appointment is to be decided.  Equal consideration will be given to persons submitting applications and persons recommended by members of the City Council.

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Temple Terrace are accepting applications from citizens interested in being considered for one appointment to the Temple Terrace Library Board. This five-member Board meets at least quarterly at the Temple Terrace Library. The Library Board makes and adopts rules, by-laws, and regulations for its own guidance and recommends the adoption of rules and regulations for the operation of the Library; participates in efforts to secure adequate funds to carry on the Library's program; keeps abreast of standards and library trends and assists in planning the Library program; advises the Library Director in the preparation of the budget; and cooperates with the Library Director in developing policies addressing book and material selection.

The closing date for receiving applications is on the at 5:00 p.m. on August 30, 2022, the Tuesday prior to the City Council meeting in which the appointment is to be decided.  Equal consideration will be given to persons submitting applications and persons recommended by members of the City Council.