St. Johns County Accepting Applications

St. Johns County Accepting Applications for the
Arts Cultural Heritage Funding Panel


St. Johns County, FL. – St. Johns County is currently accepting applications for the Arts Cultural Heritage Funding Panel. Interested candidates can obtain an application by


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Purpose of Panel: The funding panel is an advisory committee to the St. Johns County Board of County Commissioners. Its charge is to evaluate and rank funding applications in accordance with the approved funding guidelines as enumerated by the mission and goals established by the St. Johns County Tourist Development Council and in accordance with chapter 125.0101, Florida Statues.


Vacancies: 9


Qualifications: Seven members shall serve as Regular Members and have full voting privileges. Two members shall serve as Alternate Members and will have voting privileges only in the absence of one or more Regular Members.


Of the Regular Members, two shall be non-county residents who are professionals with arts, cultural, or heritage organizations or institutions with experience utilizing events as tourism demand generators. The remaining five Regular Members shall be residents of St. Johns County with demonstrated interest in tourism/cultural development and promotion. Every reasonable effort shall be made to have all County Commission districts equally represented on the Funding Panel.


Of the Alternate Members, one shall be a non-county resident with qualifications as described in paragraph two above, and one shall be a St. Johns County resident qualified as described in paragraph two above.


Members shall be appointed for a term of two years and may be appointed for up to three full consecutive terms. The three non-resident members shall serve a one year term and may be reappointed for up to four consecutive terms.


Meeting schedule: This Panel meets quarterly and/or as necessary during funding periods, at the County Administration Building, 500 San Sebastian View, St. Augustine.


Application Submission Deadline: March 21, 2014