Carbon County Career Service Council
Carbon County Board of Adjustments
Carbon County Planning Commission
Southeastern Utah Dist. Health Dept. Board of Health
Carbon County Sheriff Merit Board
Carbon County Recreation, Transportation Special Service District
Scofield Reservoir Special Service District
Carbon County Tourism Tax Advisory Board
Carbon County Weed Board
Carbon Water Conservancy District
Housing Authority of Carbon County
The Carbon County Board of Commissioners appoints a number of Boards and Committees which advise and assist governing County programs. Serving on an appointed board, committee or commission is a great way to participate in decisions that affect you and to learn more about how your local government works.
Volunteer Boards and Committees play a variety of important roles and are designed to:
▪ Encourage citizen participation in government;j
▪ Provide representation of different interests and viewpoints; andhea
▪ Take advantage of specialized skills, expertise and experience among persons generally employed in areas other than government.
They also advise the Board of Commissioners on service priorities, how to distribute available resources, and how to improve collaboration with other parts of the community.
Some of these Board and Committee members are paid a stipend and are primarily appointed in January of every year. However, vacancies can occur at other times. Listed below is information concerning each County Board or Committee, its role and function, term length as well as volunteer member information.
If you are interested in serving Carbon County and would like to be considered for appointment to a Committee or Board vacancy, please complete and submit the application form. If you have any questions concerning any of these positions, please feel free to contact one of your County Commissioners.
3 Regular / 2 Alternates
Three Year / One Year
County Legislative Body
Members and alternates of the council shall be United States citizens and be actual and bona fide residents of the state of Utah and the county from which appointed for a period of not less than one year preceding the date of appointment and a member may not hold another government office or be employed by the county.
To hear appeals not resolved at lower levels in cases of career service county employees that have been suspended, transferred, demoted, or dismissed as well as in cases of other grievances not resolved by the grievance process at the county and/or departmental level.
Knowledgeable in employee relations and merit system principles in public employment
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Planning & Building
5 Regular / 2 Alternate
§2.2 of County Dev. Code
At least one member, but not more than two (2) of the members at any one time, shall be members of the Planning Commission.
Consider appeals from zoning decisions, special exceptions to the terms of the Development Code, and variances to land use planning issues.
Appointed by Commission
Boyd L Marsing
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6 + 1 Ex Officio
§2.1 of County Dev. Code
Each appointed member shall be a resident of the County and owner of real property, and at least four of them shall hold no other public office or position.
Recommend zoning ordinances and maps, subdivision regulations, amendments to same, requests for conditional use permits, etc. to the County Commission.
Local Health Department
Southeastern Utah Dist. Health Dept.
8 Regular / 4 Ex Officio
The board may include representatives from the municipalities included within the area served by the local health department. All members shall reside within the boundaries of the area served. A majority of members may not be primarily engaged in providing health care to individuals or in the administration of facilities or institutions in which health care is provided; hold a fiduciary position or have a fiduciary interest in any entity involved in the provision of health care or receive either directly or through a spouse more than 1/10 of the member’s gross income from any entity or activity relating to health care.
To make decisions on policies at the Health Department for internal business regarding the public and employees. They vote on the annual budget for the District as well as fee schedules, grants and contracts received from the State of Utah and Federal Government, environmental health issues, tobacco issues, increases and decreases in program funding for the department, and employee benefits. The District reports to the Board Members on audits conducted for the accounting department and some of the program departments. This Board is also required to be diverse in political affiliation and in experience and/or employment. Board members cannot work for the Health Department.
Carbon County Official
Emery County Official
Kathi Kearney Reaves
Mary Ann Cunningham
Grand County Official
Kathi Kearney Reaves
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Members of a commission shall be citizens of the state, shall have been residents of the area embraced by the governmental unit from which appointed not less than five years next preceding the date of appointment, and shall hold no other office or employment under the governmental unit for which appointed.
Responsible for carrying out the provisions of Utah Law, Title 17 Chapter 30 including but not limited to recruiting, selecting and testing applicants to be placed on a certified register. Members must be citizens of Carbon County for not less than five years and hold no other office or county employment. For diversity, not more than two members shall be affiliated with or members of the same political party.
Special Service District
7 including 1 Ex Officio
UCA §17D-1-103, 301, 304 and County Resolution
Each member must reside in unincorporated County and shall be a registered voter within the special service district; an officer or employee of the county or municipality that created the special service district; or if over 50% of the residences within a special service district are seasonally occupied homes an owner of land, or an agent or officer of an owner of land, that receives services from the special service district and is located within the special service district, provided that the number of members appointed comprises less than a quorum of the board.
Consider requests for funding from mineral lease royalties for qualifying projects. Members must reside in the unincorporated County.
Must reside and be a registered voter within the special service district; an officer or employee of the county or municipality that created the special service district; or if over 50% of the residences within a special service district are seasonally occupied homes an owner of land, or an agent or officer of an owner of land, that receives services from the special service district and is located within the special service district, provided that the number of members appointed comprises less than a quorum of the board.
Responsible for the operation of the sewer systems in the subdivisions/campsites surrounding Scofield Reservoir.
Clear Creek Representative
Scofield West Representative
9 including Ex Officio members
Members must be residents of the county with a majority as current employees of entities in the county that are subject to the applicable taxes collected. The balance of members shall be employees of recreational facilities, convention facilities, museums, cultural attractions, or other tourism related industries located within the county.
Responsible for the promotion of tourism and the development of tourism related facilities within Carbon County and for making recommendations to the Carbon County Commissioners for the expenditure of the restaurant sales tax and transient room tax collected in Carbon County.
NON-VOTING Ex Officio
Office of Tourism Director
Mosquito & Weed Abatement
9 including 4 Ex Officio
Utah Noxious Weed Act
Board must consist of not less than 3 or more than 5 members with 2 being farmers or ranchers.
Responsible for the control of noxious weeds.
Ø Carbon Water Conservancy District - District Map
UCA Dist. Ct. Findings Order & Decree
Members must reside in respective Division for which they serve.
Responsible for the operation, maintenance and safety of Scofield Dam.
Richard Lee, Chair
David Wilkinson, Chairman
UCA §35A-8-801 Housing Coordination and Planning Act
Not less than 5 nor more than 7
1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 with 4 year terms thereafter
Board of Trustees shall be five (5) in number and shall be appointed by the county commission of Carbon County, Utah.
Provide low-cost housing for medium and low income persons, and encourage cooperation between political subdivisions and the nonprofit sector to make available low-cost housing in Carbon County.
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