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File #: 21-0369    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Presentations Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/16/2021 In control: Health and Human Services Agency
On agenda: 3/22/2021 Final action:
Title: Discussion and Possible Action Including Direction to Staff Regarding an Ordinance Adding Chapter 2.8 - Terms of Members Appointed to Boards and Commissions to the Mendocino County Code, Setting Member Term Length for Various Bodies, Including the Mental Health Citizen's Oversight Committee (Sponsor: County Counsel)
Attachments: 1. Ordinance
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TO: Board of Supervisors
FROM: County Counsel
MEETING DATE: March 22, 2021






DEPARTMENT CONTACT:
Christian Curtis
PHONE:
234-6885


ITEM TYPE: Regular Agenda

TIME ALLOCATED FOR ITEM: 20 Minutes


AGENDA TITLE:
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Discussion and Possible Action Including Direction to Staff Regarding an Ordinance Adding Chapter 2.8 - Terms of Members Appointed to Boards and Commissions to the Mendocino County Code, Setting Member Term Length for Various Bodies, Including the Mental Health Citizen's Oversight Committee
(Sponsor: County Counsel)
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RECOMMENDED ACTION/MOTION:
recommendation
Provide direction to Counsel and Behavioral Health regarding the draft Ordinance Adding Chapter 2.8 - Terms of Members Appointed to Boards and Commissions to the Mendocino County Code.
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PREVIOUS BOARD/BOARD COMMITTEE ACTIONS:
On August 1, 2017, the Board of Supervisors passed Ordinance No. 4387, which was then submitted for voter approval as "Measure B." On January 9, 2018, the Board of Supervisors appointed current members to the Mental Health Treatment Act Oversight Committee. On September 1, 2020, the Board appointed Supervisors Williams and Haschak as a Measure B Ad Hoc Committee to work with Measure B Staff and the Measure B Committee.

SUMMARY OF REQUEST:
The Measure B ad hoc committee appointed by the Board of Supervisors has identified a need for clarification of the term length for appointees to the Mental Health Citizen's Oversight Committee. Per Ordinance No. 4387, five members of that committee are appointed by the Mendocino County Supervisors. The Ordinance, however, does not specify the length of these appointments, the method by which an incoming supervisor may make a new appointment, or the process for removing an existing committee member. Consequently, clarifying rules are needed.

At the request of the ad hoc, County Counsel has prepared a draft ordinance that would specify the terms and removal process for any appointee to a board, commis...

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