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County Council Planning Workgroup


  • Joanne Gross
  • Jeanne Schmotzer
  • Tim Reynolds

Proposed Charges

Note: These proposed charges were intended to give the workgroups a starting point from which to organize their work. We expect that some workgroups may expand upon their charges and/or coordinate with other workgroups to avoid duplicative processes or work product.

Charter Article III

  • Recommend such operating procedures and staffing structure for the Council. Including the Clerk of the Council, so as to enable to council to exercise the powers and duties as set forth in section 3.09 of the charter
  • Review the existing contracting process and recommend any such policies and procedures that will improve the contracting process and achieve desired efficiencies
  • Recommend such immediate (emergency) actions to be taken by the Council in January 2011 so as to enable the continued operations of county government
  • Offer such recommendations for the County Council to achieve realignment and desired efficiencies
  • Campaign finance reform and code of ethics

Preliminary Recommendations

These documents are the work products of a transition volunteer work group.  All recommendations remain preliminary until fully reviewed and approved with or without amendment and/or commentary by the Transition Executive Committee.

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