Public Works Advisory Committees
About Marion County Public Works Advisory Boards
Marion County Public Works has five advisory boards that advise the department on their areas of focus. The Marion County Board of Commissioners appoint each member to these committees, which are staffed by Public Works employees.
The Marion County Parks Commission consists of seven members that makes recommendations to the County on county parks issues. The council is made up entirely of citizens-at-large. Members meet every three months to discuss policies and decisions that will allow the County to provide safe, high quality parks and recreation opportunities.
The Marion County Planning Commission consists of nine members, each serving a four-year term, representing a balanced geographic distribution and variety of interests. The Planning Commission reviews subdivisions, amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinances, and assists the Board of Commissioners in developing long-range land use plans for Marion County.
SWMAC is a sixteen member advisory council that makes recommendations to the Department on waste reduction and disposal policy issues. The Council is made up of citizens-at-large (50%) and businesses and industry representatives (50%). Members meet once per month in a formal setting to discuss policies on how to reduce both waste flow and toxicity in our county. Positions are available from time to time.
The Marion Water Quality Advisory Committee is an eleven member advisory committee that was created to provide direction to Marion County staff and recommendations to the Marion County Board of Commissioners with regard to stormwater and water quality education, regulation, and county programs.
Weed District Advisory Committee
The Marion County Weed District Advisory Committee is comprised of twelve members and was created to assist the Marion County Board of Commissioners in gathering information and making recommendations concerning the operation of the Weed District.