Appointed Groups & Associated Documents

Applications and Information

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Current Committee/Board Vacancies

St. Johns County is currently accepting applications for the following volunteer Board and Committee vacancies. Please call 904.209.0300 for more information or to obtain an application.

South Anastasia Design Review Board
Purpose of Committee: To develop submittal requirements and review procedures in accordance with Sections 3.07.04-3.07.14 of the Land Development Code to determine compliance in regards to development standards and criteria, minimum yard requirements, buffers, fences and walls, parking, signage, landscape criteria, architectural design standards, design elements and materials, and lighting criteria.

Qualifications: Applicants serving as Alternate members will have voting privileges only in the absence of one or more regular members. Applicants must reside within the South Anastasia Overlay District. Members serve a term of four (4) years.

Meeting Schedule: This Board meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 3:00 p.m. in the County Permits Center.

Application Submission Deadline: April 20, 2015

Affordable Housing Advisory Committee
Purpose of Committee: To review established policies and procedures, ordinances, land development regulations, and adopted local government comprehensive plan and recommend specific action or initiatives to encourage or facilitate affordable housing while protecting the ability of the property to appreciate in value.

Qualifications: Seeking applicants who reside within St. Johns County, represents employers within St. Johns County, or represents essential services personnel, as defined in the local housing assistance plan. Members serve a term of four (4) years.

Meeting Schedule: This Committee meets three times per year and on an as needed basis.

Application Submission Deadline: May 25, 2015

Architectural Review Committee
Purpose of Committee: To ensure enhanced property development while maintaining and encouraging quality character of design within the Ponte Vedra and Ponte Vedra/Palm Valley Overlay Districts in line with the goals and objectives of the St. Johns County Comprehensive Plan.

Qualifications: Seeking applicants who are a registered architect in the State of Florida or a retired architect formerly registered in the State of Florida and reside within the Ponte Vedra Zoning District or within District 4, but outside of the Ponte Vedra Zoning District. Regular members as well as alternates serve a term of four (4) years.

Meeting Schedule: This committee meets every fourth Wednesday of each month from 5-8:30 p.m. in the Ponte Vedra Beach Branch Library.

Application Submission Deadline: May 11, 2015

Recreation Advisory Board
Purpose of Committee:
To provide a sounding board for new ideas, assist in solving problems, act as liaison when called upon to other governmental bodies, represent the Recreation and Parks Department’s posture on sensitive issues in the public arena and to assist in the establishment and carrying out of goals and objectives and budget preparation to provide leisure time programs and facilities.

Qualifications: Seeking representation from County Commission Districts 1 and 3. Members serve a term of two (2) years.

Meeting Schedule: This Board meets on the 1st Thursday of each month at 3:00pm in the Board of County Commissioners Executive Board Room, 500 San Sebastian View.

Application Submission Deadline: April 27, 2015

West Augustine Nuisance Abatement Board
Purpose of Committee: To conduct hearings regarding complaints of public nuisance within the West Augustine CRA. Also, promote, protect, and improve the health, safety and welfare of the citizens and businesses within the West Augustine Community Revitalization Area (CRA).

Qualifications: Applicant must be a County resident for at least one year, 18 years or older, residing within or operating a business within the West Augustine CRA. Members serve a term of two (2) years.

Meeting Schedule: This board meets quarterly.

Application Submission Deadline: May 4, 2014

Contractors Review Board
Purpose of Committee: To insure proper administration of contractor licensing and discipline of licensees.

Qualifications: Applicants must be a resident of St. Johns County for at least two years prior to appointment. Seeking Plumbing Contractor, Class II Contractor and citizen member with no ties to the construction industry. Members serve a term of four (4) years.

Meeting schedule: This Board meets on the 4th Thursday of each month at 5:00pm in the County Auditorium, 500 San Sebastian View.

Application Submission Deadline: June 15, 2015

Housing Finance Authority
Purpose of Committee:
To increase the supply of affordable housing opportunities through tax-exempt and taxable bonds and other available program resources.

Qualifications: Applicants must be knowledgeable in the fields of commerce, labor and finance and be a registered voter in St. Johns County. Members must file financial disclosure. Members serve a term of four (4) years.

Meeting schedule: This Authority meets the 4th Thursday of each month at 3:00pm in the Health and Human Services Building, Kingfisher Conference Room, 200 San Sebastian View St. Augustine, FL 32084. Additional weekly meetings are noticed during the administration and implementation of the CWHIP grant.

Application Submission Deadline: May 18, 2015

Mid-Anastasia Island Design Review Board
Purpose of Committee: Determine compliance with Part 3.08.07-3.08.09 of the Land Development Code regarding signage requirements, design review guidelines, and design elements/materials within the Mid-Anastasia Overlay District.

Qualifications: Applicants will serve as Alternate member and will have voting privileges only in the absence of one or more regular members. Appointees to the Design Review Board shall be qualified through the demonstration of special interest, experience, or education in design, architecture or history of the Mid-Anastasia community. Members shall reside within the Mid-Anastasia Overlay District.

Meeting Schedule: This Board meets the second Thursday of every month from 3:00 p.m. in the County Permit Center. Members shall be appointed to four (4) year terms.

Application Submission Deadline: May 11, 2015

Industrial Development Authority
Purpose of Committee: Created for the purpose of financing and refinancing projects for the public purpose described and in the manner provided by Florida Industrial Development Financing Act to foster economic development within St. Johns County.

Qualifications: Applicants must be a resident of St. Johns County, preferably from County Commission Districts 2, 3 or 4. Must be a registered voter in St. Johns County. Members must file financial disclosure. Members serve a term of four (4) years.

Meeting Schedule: This Authority meets as needed on the 2nd Monday of every other month from 3-5pm in the BOCC Executive Board Conference Room, 500 San Sebastian View.

Application Submission Deadline: May 4, 2015

Health & Human Services Advisory Council
Purpose of Committee: To evaluate human services programs in the community, assists in determining the effectiveness of programs, reduces duplication of services and assures the health and human services needs of the residents of St. Johns County are met. They review applications requesting county funding for programs that provide health, mental health, substance abuse and social services and submit recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners.

Qualifications: Applicants must be a registered voter in St. Johns County. Current vacancy is for a professional from the disciplines in the Health and Human Services. Regular members as well as alternates serve a term of two (2) years.

Meeting schedule: This Board meets on-call as needed during application review period and on the third Thursday of each month at 4:30pm in the Health and Human Services Building, Kingfisher Conference Room, 200 San Sebastian View St. Augustine, FL 32084.

Application Submission Deadline: May 11, 2015

Arts/ Culture / Heritage Funding Panel
Purpose of Committee: To review and evaluate proposals for St. Johns County not-for-profit organizations which provide programming and events of a cultural, artistic or heritage nature that will attract visitors and are enjoyed by residents.

Qualifications: Applicants will serve as Alternate member and will have voting privileges only in the absence of one or more regular members, and shall be a resident of St. Johns County with demonstrated interest and knowledge in the tourism/cultural development and promotion industry. Regular members as well as alternates serve a term of two (2) years.

Meeting Schedule: This Panel meets quarterly (Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct) at the County Administration Building, 500 San Sebastian View.

Application Submission Deadline: April 20, 2015

Library Advisory Board
Purpose of Committee: To advise the County on the establishment, operation and maintenance of free public library service within St. Johns County.

Qualifications: Seeking representation from County Commission District 2. Members shall be appointed to two (2) year terms.

Meeting schedule: This Board meets on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 9:30am with the meeting location rotating each month to a specific branch library.

Application Submission Deadline: May 4, 2015

Ponte Vedra Zoning and Adjustment Board
Purpose of Committee:
To regulate and restrict the height and size of buildings; to regulate and restrict the intensity of land use; to regulate the area of yards, courts and other space about buildings, to classify, regulate and restrict the location of commerce and industries and the location of buildings designed for specified industrial, commercial, residential and other uses within the Ponte Vedra Zoning District.

Qualifications: Applicants must be a registered voter in St Johns County and reside in the Ponte Vedra Zoning District. Members must file financial disclosure. Members serve a term of four (4) years.

Meeting schedule: This Board meets on the Fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:00pm in the St. Johns County Permit Center, 4040 Lewis Speedway.

Application Submission Deadline: May 25, 2015


Please call (904) 209-0300 or email mlundquist@sjcfl.us for more information or to obtain an application.