Call for Nominations to fill TWO seats on the District 6 Natural Resource Assistance Council for the Clean Ohio Conservation Fund

Mar 05, 2018
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To: Interested Parties in Mahoning and Trumbull counties
From: Eastgate Regional Council of Governments (Eastgate)
Stephanie Dyer, Environmental Program Manager and District 6 Natural Resource Assistance Council Liaison
Date: March 5, 2018
Subject: Call for Nominations to fill TWO seats on the District 6 Natural Resource Assistance Council for the Clean Ohio Conservation Fund

 

The Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC) District 6 Integrating Committee is seeking nominations to fill two At-Large member seats on the District 6 Natural Resources Assistance Council (NRAC) as defined in Section 164.21 (A) of the Ohio Revised Code. Each position will serve a three-year term.

The NRAC is responsible for allocating funds made available to Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC) District 6 (Mahoning and Trumbull Counties) through the Clean Ohio Conservation Fund. The Clean Ohio Conservation Fund is designed to fund preservation/restoration of open space and/or the protection and enhancement of riparian corridors and watersheds. Eligible projects are reviewed and selected by the District 6 NRAC. Members of NRAC may not be compensated for personal or professional services provided, through contract or employment, for any project considered for Commission funding by the NRAC.

Anyone interested in being considered must represent one of the following categories:

  1. A county, municipal corporation, township, conservancy district, regional or joint district or unit of local government, or regional or joint political subdivision that is located within the geographical jurisdiction of the District 6 Integrating Committee.
  2. A conservation organization, and environmental advocacy organization, and an organization with a primary interest in watershed protection and restoration, the department of natural resources, the environmental protection agency, or the United States natural resource conservation service.
  3. A city park system or a metropolitan park system or a board of park commissioners from a county that is located within the geographical jurisdiction of the District 6 Integrating Committee, a statewide parks and recreation organization, or the United States national park service.
  4. A statewide organization representing agriculture, and an organization representing forestry interests, the department of agriculture, or the United States department of agriculture.
  5. An organization representing business, local Realtors, or a planning agency, including a port authority, located within the geographical jurisdiction of the District 6 Integrating Committee.
No organization, unit of government, or agency listed shall nominate more than one individual to serve on the NRAC or be represented by more than one member on the NRAC at any given time. The membership of the NRAC shall reflect the demographic and economic diversity of the population located within the geographic area represented by the NRAC.

Anyone interested in serving on the NRAC shall submit the following:

  • A letter of nomination from the appropriate nominating organization’s director
  • Completed nomination form
  • A current resume or summary of qualifications

Nomination forms are available at the Eastgate Regional Council of Governments website at http://www.eastgatecog.org/environmental-planning/CleanOhio.

Nominations shall be submitted on or before 3:00 pm Friday, April 6, 2018  to the District 6 Clean Ohio Conservation Fund Liaison, Stephanie Dyer, via email sdyer@eastgatecog.org or mail to:

Eastgate Regional Council of Governments
City Centre One Building
ATTN: Stephanie Dyer
100 East Federal St, Suite 1000
Youngstown, OH 44503