CAMBRIDGE — The Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC) District 14 Natural Resources Assistance Council (NRAC) seeks to fill three vacant council positions.

The first two positions are open to those individuals fulfilling the requirements of any of the five (5) groups represented below from within the OPWC District 14 jurisdiction of Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton, Guernsey, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson or Tuscarawas counties in Ohio.

The third position must be filled by an individual representing "Group 3" from within the District 14 jurisdiction.

The NRAC reviews and recommends Clean Ohio Green Space projects within its district jurisdiction for funding.

"Group 1" representatives are defined as a county, municipal corporation, township, conservancy district, regional or joint district or unit of local government, or regional or joint political subdivision that is located within the geographical jurisdiction of the appointing integrating committee.

"Group 2" A conservation organization, an environmental advocacy organization, an organization with a primary interest in watershed protection and restoration, the department of natural resources, the environmental protection agency, or the United States natural resources conservation service.

"Group 3" representatives are defined as a city park system or metropolitan park system or a board of park commissioners from a county that is located within the geographical jurisdiction of the appointing integrating committee, a statewide parks and recreation organization, or the United States national park service.

"Group 4" representatives are defined as a statewide organization representing agriculture, an organization representing forestry interests, the department of agriculture, or the United States department of agriculture.

"Group 5" representatives are defined as an organization representing business, local Realtors, or a planning agency, including a port authority, located within the geographical jurisdiction of the appointing integrating committee.

Nomination forms may be requested via email at trinaw@omegadistrict.org, or by calling Trina Woodland, NRAC 14 Liaison, at the Ohio Mid-Eastern Governments Association, 740-439-4471, ext. 201. A nomination letter from a recognized entity within the five (5) groups listed above and a resume of the nominee’s qualifications must be attached to the nomination form. Nominations will be accepted by the NRAC 14 Liaison until Nov. 30, 2019.