Finance and Budget Committee
Responsible for reviewing and evaluating county spending, discretionary funds, purchasing procedures, and all insurance matters. Coordinates budget preparation with County Mayor, the Finance Department and all Commissioners. Works with the Finance Department and County Auditor throughout the year in all matters concerning county finances. Purchasing procedures are also subject to review by this committee. To quarterly review and evaluate the County Finance Department’s projections of income and expenditures.
Building and Economic Development Committee
Oversees all existing County and/or proposed County buildings and grounds, and the recruitment of new businesses. Works with economic development, the Regional Planning Agency, the Chamber of Commerce, the County Mayor and other organizations to promote recruitment of new business and industry. To be the liaison between the County Commission and existing and prospective businesses to assist them with any concerns.
Public Health and Public Relations Committee
Addresses all health services. Works with all health related activities, including the County Health Department, the Regional Health Council, highway and other safety programs, and any other health related agencies, to assist in the development, promoting and maintaining of good health, and the providing of public information. Works with the Human Services Department, especially in the area of community social services programs. Works with other county governmental agencies in public relations.
Security, Corrections, Emergency Operations and Responders Committee
Responsible for security as it relates to all County buildings and property, Emergency Operations of the County to include the Emergency Operations Center, First Responders and the various Volunteer Fire Departments. Coordinates with the Corrections Advisory Board to assist in areas concerning prison population and the development of a vocational educational program for inmates. Serves as the liaison between the Sheriff’s Office and the Commissioners. Also provides general oversight of the Judicial Commissioner’s Program, and works closely with the courts system on the work release program. To also assist with technology improvements.
Delinquent Tax Property Special Committee
Recommends the approval of the sale of delinquent tax property as presented by the County Trustee and Real Property Division. Works with County Attorney and other appropriate persons or agencies.