The City Secretary’s Office is currently seeking biographical information forms for the following boards:

Animal Care Advisory Committee – Three (3) vacancies with terms to 5-31-16 and 5-31-18 representing the following categories: 2 – Community at Large and 1 – Member of a Local Animal Welfare Organization. The committee advises the City Council and City Manager on all aspects of animal care including fees, staffing, ordinances, procedures, policies and facilities.

Clean City Advisory Committee – One (1) vacancy with term to 7-8-15 representing the following category: 1 – Community at Large. The committee advises the City Council on recycling, litter and other solid waste environmental issues of concern in the community.

Commission on Children and Youth – Three (3) vacancies with terms to 5-1-18 representing the following categories: 1 – Youth and Family Services, 1 – Representative from the Nueces County District Attorney’s Office and 1 – At Large. This commission supports a comprehensive system of services and advance policies to meet the needs of Corpus Christi’s children, youth and their families.

Community Youth Development (78415) Program Steering Committee – Nine (9) vacancies with terms to 8-31-15 and 8-31-16 representing the following categories: 5 – Residents of the 78415 Zip Code and 4 – At Large. The committee advises the City Council on a periodic basis of the progress regarding the Community Youth Development Program.

Corpus Christi Community Improvement Corporation/Loan Review Committee – Eight (8) vacancies with terms to 5-7-17 and 5-7-18 representing the following categories: 3 – Community at Large, 1 – Financial Institution, 1 – Real Estate Agency, 1 – Engineer, 1 – Architect/Homebuilder and 1 – Legal Profession. The committee reviews and approves loan applications submitted through the various loan programs.

Food Service Advisory Committee – One (1) vacancy with term to 6-24-15 representing the following category: 1 – Local Food Manager from the Food Service or Food Processing Industries. The committee advises the Director of Health on application of ordinances regarding food and food establishments, reviews the permit fees annually to ensure the cost of the program is returned to the City and conduct hearings pursuant to the sections of the ordinance relating to revocations and to make written recommendations to the City Health Officer whether to revoke or suspend a food manager’s permit.

Mayor’s Fitness Council – Four (4) vacancies with terms to 5-11-18 representing the following categories: 2 – At Large, 1 – Worksite Wellness and 1 – Disability Networks. The council advises the City Council, City Manager, Parks Department and Health District regarding promotion of healthy living.

Mechanical/Plumbing Advisory Board – One (1) vacancy with term to 1-2-17 representing the following category: 1 - Person who shall have at least 5 years of active experience in landscape irrigation and is licensed as an irrigator by the State of Texas. The board advises the City Manager regarding any matter in the mechanical, plumbing and irrigation fields that it considers should be brought to the attention of the City Council. The board also makes recommendations to the City Council regarding changes to the City Fuel Gas, Mechanical and Plumbing Codes.

Oil and Gas Advisory Committee – Six (6) vacancies with terms to 12-31-16 and 12-31-17 representing the following categories: 2 - General Public (not connected with the oil and gas industry), 2 - Oil and Gas Well Industry, 1 - Alternate General Public and 1- Alternate Oil and Gas Well Industry. Alternate members serve in the absence of the public or oil and gas well industry member who is absent. The committee shall make a continuing study of operations for the exploration, drilling, and production of oil, gas and minerals and the possible effects of same upon the environment, public health, safety and general welfare of the City.

Pipeline Review Panel – Five (5) vacancies with terms to 5-8-16, four of whom shall have technical expertise in the construction, maintenance, or operation of pipelines, at least one of which shall have emergency management experience and one shall be a community representative. The panel will hold hearings and render decisions on any substantive, non-resolvable technical issues that may occur regarding the intent to construct new pipelines.

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program Advisory Committee – Two (2) vacancies with terms to 6-16-15 and 6-16-16 representing the following category: 1 - Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Volunteer Workstation Representative (executive, director or similar leadership position at a non-profit agency that operates a RSVP Volunteer Station) and 1 – At Large. The committee advises the City Council, City Manager and Parks Department Staff regarding the RSVP including but not limited to recruitment strategies; providing support in recruitment of volunteers and volunteer stations; serves as community advocates and liaisons; assists in development of non-federal resources to include fundraising and other duties related to the RSVP.