Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Neptune Council OKs Reducing Volunteers

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

Neptune Council OKs Reducing Volunteers

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Byline: Christopher F. Aguilar, Shorelines staff writer

NEPTUNE BEACH -- The City Council gave initial approval this week to a proposed ordinance that would trim the number of volunteers needed for two of its boards, but some board members do not want their numbers reduced.

Chris Chin, a member of the city's Board of Appeals, said she has spoken with other members of her board and they also do not want the number of members reduced.

The proposed ordinance would cut the number of members required on the city's Planning and Development Review Board and Board of Appeals from seven to five. The number of alternates on those two boards and the Code Enforcement Board would also be reduced from three to two, with alternates limited to serving three one-year terms.

The city decided to reduce the number of volunteers on their boards because they have found it difficult to find volunteers to serve. Most volunteers serve two three-year terms, which are unpaid positions. …

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