Board Vacancies

Temple Terrace Citizen Board Vacancies

Citizen boards serve as a vital link between the community of Temple Terrace and its elected officials. Members of all boards of the City of Temple Terrace must be residents of the city and remain residents of the city during their term of office. In addition to the city boards, citizens are appointed by the City Council to serve as the city’s representative on numerous intergovernmental boards and committees.

Please check individual Boards and Committees’ Postings for application deadlines. For complete information, requirements and an application, contact the City Clerk at 813.506.6440 or email the City Clerk to request a copy of the Citizen Boards & Committees Handbook.  The  Citizen Board Application can be completed and submitted online or printed and returned to the City Clerk, 11250 N. 56th Street, Temple Terrace, Florida, 33617, or sent by email to LegislativeOffice@templeterrace.com. Equal consideration will be given to persons submitting applications and persons recommended by members of the City Council.

Current Board Vacancies

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Temple Terrace are accepting applications from citizens interested in being considered for appointment to the following Boards and Committees:

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Temple Terrace are accepting applications from citizens interested in being considered for one alternate member appointment to the Board of Adjustment.  This five-member Board meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m., in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 11250 N. 56th Street.  Members of this Board MUST be residents of the City, serve without remuneration, and financial disclosure is required. The Board of Adjustment hears and decides appeals when it is alleged there is an error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by the Community Development Department in the administration and enforcement of the City’s Land Development Code.  The Board also authorizes variances from the provisions of sections specifically enumerated in Article III Sections 12 of the Land Development Code, which will not be contrary to the public interest and where special conditions warrant such variance. In accordance with Florida Statutes, primary, but not exclusive, consideration for appointment to this Board will be given to persons who are experienced in the professional categories of architect, business, engineer, general contractor, subcontractor, or realtor.

The closing date for receiving applications is on the close of business at 5:00 p.m. on August 24, 2021 the Tuesday prior to the City Council meeting in which the appointment is to be decided.  Equal consideration will be given to persons submitting applications and persons recommended by members of the City Council.

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Temple Terrace are accepting applications from citizens interested in being considered for appointment to the Hillsborough County Electrical Board of Adjustment, Appeals & Examiners. This seven-member Board meets quarterly in March, June, September, and December on the third Thursday at 9:00 a.m. in the Hillsborough County Center at 601 E. Kennedy Blvd.  The City of Temple Terrace appoints 1 regular voting member who MUST be a resident of the City, serve without remuneration; financial disclosure is required. The Board confirms the competency and integrity of applicants applying for electrical certification in the County, takes disciplinary action against contractors that fail to comply with the Electrical Code, and hears the appeal of any person issued a citation for violating the provisions of the Electrical Code.  In accordance with Florida Statutes, primary, but not exclusive, consideration for appointment to this Board will be given to persons who is an experienced State Certified Electrical Contractor.

The closing date for receiving applications is on the close of business at  5:00 p.m. on August 24, 2021, the Tuesday prior to the City Council meeting in which the appointment is to be decided. Equal consideration will be given to persons submitting applications and persons recommended by members of the City Council.

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Temple Terrace are accepting applications from citizens interested in being considered for appointment as the Parking Enforcement Hearing Officer. The hearings will be held on the first Wednesday of each month at 5:00 p.m., in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 11250 N. 56th Street.  The Parking Enforcement Hearing Officer should be a resident of the City, will serve without remuneration, and a financial disclosure is required to be filed annually. The Parking Enforcement Hearing Officer is the person designated by the City Council to preside over the hearing on contested or unpaid municipal parking violation tickets that are not adjudicated in a court. Below are the Parking Enforcement Hearing Officer qualifications:

  • Be available on hearing dates in the early evening, normally once a month.
  • Prepare for and conduct hearings.
  • Apply relevant information and individual judgment to make sound, well-informed, and objective decisions which follow the law.
  • Understand applicable Florida Statutes, City Ordinances, and rules of procedure.   (Training will be provided)
  • Communicate orally in a clear, concise and diplomatic manner to explain laws, ordinances, rules, and regulations relating to parking violations.
  • Understand and answer questions, even when they are not clearly expressed, sufficient to give interested parties information necessary for them to understand the situation and/or to take necessary action to resolve the situation.
  • Interact with people from a variety of ethnic backgrounds or socioeconomic groups with courtesy, patience, and tact.
  • Listen and interact with people who are upset or nervous, who have a fear of authority and/or who have a limited understanding of English.
  • Obtain relevant information from respondents in a logical, patient, and tactful manner.
  • Handle each item of each case in a fair, impartial, and consistent manner without being influenced and/or distracted from a prior unpleasant incident in the same or different case.

The closing date for receiving applications is at 5:00 p.m. on April 27, 2021, the Tuesday prior to the City Council meeting in which the appointment is to be decided.

The Mayor and City Council of the City of Temple Terrace are accepting applications from citizens interested in being considered for appointment as an alternate member on the Temple Terrace River Watch Task Force. The Temple Terrace River Watch Task Force was established to better understand and ensure representation in decisions affecting the Hillsborough River.  The Task Force's goal is to "preserve, protect, and enhance the Hillsborough River watershed, especially as it impacts the River's water quality and quantity in Temple Terrace."  The River Watch Task Force meets on the third Monday of each month, at 4:30 p.m., in the Council Conference Room at City Hall, 11250 N. 56th Street.  Additional meetings may be scheduled as deemed necessary by the committee.   This is a five-member committee appointed by the Mayor and City Council to serve three-year terms for up to three consecutive terms.  Members must be residents of the City and serve without remuneration.  Financial disclosure is not required.

The closing date for receiving applications is on the close of business at 5:00 p.m. on May 11, 2021 the Tuesday prior to the City Council meeting in which the appointment is to be decided.  Equal consideration will be given to persons submitting applications and persons recommended by members of the City Council.