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.
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.
Diversity and Equity Committee
Plan information sessions that promote awareness of diversity and equity related issues. Identify and recommend strategies for addressing benefits, as well as, barriers to diversity and equity. Formulate recommendations that will assist in enhancing and maintaining a diverse and equitable environment in County government. Coordinates with the County’s Equal Employment Opportunity Officer on various employment matters.