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Pinellas: Applications sought for Pinellas Opportunity Council

One vacancy to be filled on Board of Directors

 

Applications are being accepted for one appointment in the Public Sector category to the Pinellas Opportunity Council Inc. Board of Directors, to fulfill an existing term, which expires Dec. 31, 2023.

 

The Pinellas Opportunity Council, Inc. (POC) is the local Community Action Agency, established in 1968, to combat poverty in Pinellas County. The POC envisions a community in which every individual is financially self-sufficient; is empowered to help bring about positive change in their neighborhoods; and has access to resources that will enable them to reach their full potential. POC pursues this vision by forging partnerships and offering services which create hope, offer support, cultivate new skills, and provide guidance that will lead to an improved and better community. Their mission is to help alleviate conditions of poverty, revitalize local communities and promote self-sufficiency by mobilizing resources to develop and implement programs that deliver an array of services to address various individual, family and community needs.

 

The Council is composed of 21 community members, representing three sectors of the community. The Public Sector consists of elected officials or their representatives; the Private Sector consists of representatives of major groups or interests located in the community; the Low-Income Sector consists of democratically selected representatives of low-income individuals and families residing in Pinellas County. The Board of County Commissioners appoints two public sector members. Seats are for a five year term, but requires annual reappointment.

 

The Pinellas Opportunity Council, Inc. board meets every other month at 4 p.m. at Park Station, 5851 Park Blvd. N., Pinellas Park. Members must be available to attend all meetings.

 

Mandatory applications can be found at www.pinellascounty.org/boards and must be received no later than 3 p.m. on March 20, 2020.

 

The Board of County Commissioners will review all applications and make its selection at a future  meeting. 

 

Please Note: All materials submitted to Pinellas County government are subject to the public records law of the State of Florida.

 

More information is available on the county website, www.pinellascounty.org, which features LiveChat for assistance. Pinellas County complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Upcomming Events

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Jan

Budget and Finance & Planning and Evaluation Meetings

3:30 p.m.

2020 POC Board of Directors Meeting

4:00 p.m.

Park Station
5851 Park Blvd
Room 202
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

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Mar

Budget and Finance & Planning and Evaluation Meetings

3:30 p.m.

2020 POC Board of Directors Meeting

4:00 p.m.

Park Station
5851 Park Blvd
Room 202
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

19

May

 Budget and Finance & Planning and Evaluation Meetings

3:30 p.m.

2020 POC Board of Directors Meeting

4:00 p.m.

Park Station
5851 Park Blvd
Room 202
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

28

July

Budget and Finance & Planning and Evaluation Meetings

3:30 p.m.

2020 POC Board of Directors Meeting

4:00 p.m.

Park Station
5851 Park Blvd
Room 202
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

29

Sept

 Budget and Finance & Planning and Evaluation Meetings

3:30 p.m.

2020 POC Board of Directors Meeting

4:00 p.m.

Park Station
5851 Park Blvd
Room 202
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

17

Nov

Budget and Finance & Planning and Evaluation Meetings

3:30 p.m.

2020 POC Board of Directors Meeting

4:00 p.m.

Park Station
5851 Park Blvd
Room 202
Pinellas Park, FL 33781

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