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The following is a list of Cherokee County Boards/Councils/Committees. Vacancies and/or expirations will be posted here, when applicable.  If you are interested in serving on any of these boards/committees/councils, click the application link here: Application for County Boards/Committees/Councils 
Send completed application to: Clerk to the Board, 75 Peachtree Street, Murphy, N.C. 28906; or, via e-mail at YOU MUST BE A CHEROKEE COUNTY RESIDENT TO APPLY. If you have questions concerning any of these boards/councils/committees, please call 828-837-5527 ext 814.

The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners is now accepting applications from persons interested in serving on the following volunteer boards: 

*Unless stated, positions are open until filled.

-Cherokee County Board of Health (Veterinarian, Dentist, and Optometrist Positions)

-Cherokee County Home and Community Care Block Grant, Area Agency on Aging (See below for more information) 
***The Older Americans Act of 1965 established an advisory council be appointed for all area agencies on aging. The advisory council is to consist of older individuals who are eligible to participate in programs assisted under the Act, representatives of older individuals, local elected officials, providers of veteran's health care, and members of the general public. The council’s mission is to advise continuously the area agency on aging on all matters relating to the development of the area plans, the administration of the plan, and operations conducted under the plan.***

 -Hiwassee Valley Pool and Wellness Center Board (*Deadline March 1, 2017)

-Cherokee County Tourism Development Authority ***Persons interested in serving on this board must be affiliated with a business that collects Cherokee County occupancy tax; or, be currently active in promoting travel and tourism in Cherokee County*** (NEW DEADLINE of APRIL 24, 2017 at 5 PM)

-Board of Equalization and Review 
(*Deadline March 31, 2017-See below for more information)
***Prospective Cherokee County Board of Equalization and Review Members should possess the following skills, knowledge, and attributes:
• Understanding of current real estate and market values in our county
• Knowledge of current building costs in our area
• Have the ability to deal with all individuals under adverse conditions (people skills)
• Be of sound moral character
• Must be a county resident and own property in Cherokee County
• Not be influenced by personal or political friendships (impartiality)
Board members will make knowledgeable, fair property value decisions based on evidence presented and current Cherokee County market values.***

 Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council
Nantahala Regional Library Board of Trustees for Cherokee County
Cherokee County Social Services Board
2016 Hiwassee Valley Pool and Wellness Center Board
2016 Tri-County Community College Board of Trustees
2017 Board of Health
Cherokee County Board of Equalization and Review
2016 Economic Development Commission
Cherokee County Solid Waste Review Board
Tourism Development Authority
Cherokee County Jury Commission Member

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