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LEGISLATURE SEEKS CITIZENS TO SERVE ON THE FOLLOWING COMMITTEES AND BOARDS

Published: 6/14/2019

For More Information Contact:

Carolyn Morris, Clerk of the Legislature

Email: cmorris@dutchessny.gov

845-486-2100

ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COUNCIL

Member – 2-Year Term

The primary mission of the EMC is to advise the Dutchess County Legislature and County Government on matters affecting the preservation, development, and use of the natural resources, features and conditions of Dutchess County that impact the quality of the environment.   The EMC also considers matters referred to it by the County Legislature for research and recommendations.  This Council typically meets monthly, fourth Wednesday at 7 p.m. consisting of 11 members appointed by the Legislature.

 

FIRE AND SAFETY ADVISORY BOARD

Citizen Representative – 2-Year Term

No Fire or EMS Affiliation Required

The purpose of the Fire and Safety Advisory Board, shall be to serve in a consultative capacity to the Dutchess County Legislature in matters pertaining to the suppression, prevention, and relief from the ravage of fire and other disasters which may be the obligation of the Fire Service of the County.  The Board consists of twenty-one (21) members and must be residents of Dutchess County.  Meets bimonthly, third Monday starting in January at 7:30 p.m.

 

FISH AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT BOARD

Sportsman Representative (alternate) 2-Year Term

Must be a resident of the county

Landowner Representative (alternate) 2-Year Term

Must reside on rural lands that engage in production of agricultural commodities or forest products

Encourages the preservation and development of fish and wildlife resources on privately-owned lands and waters, and to improve public recreational access to these resources.  This Board meets March, June, September, and December on the third Wednesday at 7:30pm. The Chair appoints and Legislature confirms three (3) members from Dutchess County:  One legislator, one landowner, and one sportsman. Alternates may be appointed for all three.

                                                

If you are interested, please send a resume and a brief letter of interest to the Dutchess County Legislature, Attention: Carolyn Morris, 22 Market Street, 6th Floor, Poughkeepsie, NY  12601 or email to cmorris@dutchessny.gov