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 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 February 14, 2023, 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 one alternate member appointment to the Temple Terrace Municipal Code Enforcement Board. This seven-member Board meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 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 issues orders, following a hearing, which have the force of law and set forth the steps necessary to bring a violation into compliance with a technical code or regulation of the City. 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 at 5:00 p.m. on February 14, 2023,  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 an appointment to the Hillsborough County Mechanical Board of Adjustment, Appeals and Examiners.  This seven-member Board meets quarterly in March, June, September, and December on the third Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in the Hillsborough County Center at 601 E. Kennedy Blvd, Tampa, FL  33602.  An opening currently exists for either one Class “A” Air Conditioning Contractor and/or a Mechanical Contractor. The City of Temple Terrace appoints one regular voting member who MUST be a resident of the City, serve without remuneration; financial disclosure is required. This Board confirms the competency and integrity of applicants applying for mechanical certification in the County, and takes disciplinary action against those contractors that fail to comply with the Mechanical Code.

The closing date for receiving applications is on the close of business at 5:00 p.m. on February 14, 2023, 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 one alternate member appointment 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 closing date for receiving applications is on the close of business at 5:00 p.m. on February 14, 2023, 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 two regular member appointments 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 closing date for receiving applications is on the close of business at 5:00 p.m. on February 14, 2023, 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 one regular member appointment to the Temple Terrace Municipal Code Enforcement Board. This seven-member Board meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 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 issues orders, following a hearing, which have the force of law and set forth the steps necessary to bring a violation into compliance with a technical code or regulation of the City. 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 at 5:00 p.m. on January 30, 2023,  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 one regular member appointment to the Board of Adjustment.   This five-member Board meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 6:00 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 that there is an error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by the Director or administrative official 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 VI of the Land Development Code, where the Board expressly finds that the applicant has demonstrated that a literal enforcement of the provisions will, in an individual case, result in undue and unnecessary hardship(s) and that the request ensures the public health, safety and general welfare are protected. Whenever possible in making appointments to this Board, the City Council shall seek a membership with diverse economic, geographic, social and occupational representation and when possible, include members qualified or experienced in the fields of archaeology, architecture, architectural history, business ownership, construction, engineering, history, landscaping, law, local government, planning and real estate. Appointments should be based on demonstrated experience and interest in the fields of zoning, building construction, historic preservation, and other relevant disciplines.

The closing date for receiving applications is the close of business on February 10, 2023, 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.