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Board of County Commissioners Announces 2019 Board Committee Appointees

1/16/2019

BOCCAt its regular meeting on Jan. 15, the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners announced their committee appointees and established a new Board committee for Environmental Stewardship. Committee members for 2019 are:

Economic Development Committee – Comm. Fuller will serve as committee chair. Committee members include commissioners Harden, Jerrell and Rodriguez-McDowell. This committee is responsible for making recommendations that contribute to business and job growth in the County. The committee meets the first Tuesday of each month from 3:30– 5 p.m. and the third Tuesday of each month from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. unless otherwise communicated.

Health and Human Services Committee – Comm. Leake will serve as committee chair. Committee members include commissioners Rodriguez-McDowell, Jerrell and Powell. This committee is responsible for making recommendations to improve the health and well-being of County residents with emphasis on children, seniors and families. The committee meets the third Tuesday of each month from 3:30-5 p.m. unless otherwise communicated.

Intergovernmental Relations Committee – Comm. Jerrell will serve as chair. Committee members include commissioners Cotham, Harden and Rodriguez-McDowell. This committee is responsible for helping coordinate the intergovernmental relations between and among the County and all the governing bodies operating within the County at the federal, state and local levels. This committee meets the second Tues. of each month from 2-3 p.m. unless otherwise communicated.

Performance Review Committee – Comm. Powell will serve as chair. Committee members include commissioners Fuller, Leake and Rodriguez-McDowell. This committee is responsible for reviewing the performance of the County Manager and meets once yearly unless otherwise communicated.

Audit Review Committee – Comm. Cotham will serve as chair. Committee members include commissioners Fuller, Harden, Scarborough and public member Alex Vuchnich. This committee is responsible for the financial reporting process, the system of internal control, the audit process and the County's process for monitoring compliance with laws, regulations and the Code of Ethics. It meets quarterly on the first Tuesday of the month from 2-3 p.m. unless otherwise communicated.

Environmental Stewardship Committee – Commissioner Powell will serve as chair. Committee members include commissioners Jerrell, Rodriguez-McDowell and Scarborough. This committee is responsible for making recommendations that sustain and enhance the environment in a manner that conserves and protects our air, water, land and biological resources. The committee meets the second Tuesday of the month from 1-2 p.m. unless otherwise communicated. 

More information about committees and meeting schedules is available here.