For More Information Contact:
Leigh Wager, Clerk of the Legislature Email: email@example.com 845-486-2100
Leigh Wager, Clerk of the Legislature
LEGISLATURE SEEKS CITIZENS TO SERVE ON THE FOLLOWING COMMITTEES AND BOARDS:
ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT COUNCIL (EMC)
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. For further information and meeting dates, please visit the Environmental Management Council.
FISH AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT BOARD (DISTRICT 3)
Landowner Representative (alternate) – 2 Year Term
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 7:00 p.m.
MENTAL HYGIENE BOARD
Member – 4 Year Term
The Dutchess County Mental Hygiene Board created under New York State Mental Hygiene Law is an advisory group that works in conjunction with the Commissioner of Mental Hygiene to develop annual, intermediate, and long-range plans for mental hygiene services in Dutchess County. Board members also represent and work to ensure mental hygiene needs are being met. For further information and meeting dates, please visit the Department of Behavioral & Community Health.
RESOURCE RECOVERY AGENCY
Member – 3 Year Term
The Resource Recovery Agency is a public benefit corporation created by the New York State Legislature for the purpose of providing solid waste management services for Dutchess County. For further information and meeting dates, please visit: http://www.dcrra.org/
TICK TASK FORCE
Member – 2 Year Term
The mission of the Tick Task Force is to develop long-term goals and make recommendations to the Legislature in the efforts of understanding and safely controlling ticks and reducing Lyme Disease and other tick-borne diseases. The Tick Task Force meets March, April, May, August, September, and October at 4 p.m. For further information please visit: https://www.dutchessny.gov/Departments/County-Legislature/Tick-Task-Force.htm
VETERANS AFFAIRS COMMITTEE
Two Members – 2 Year Term:
One Member Must Be a Veteran or Immediate Family Member of a Veteran
The Veterans Affairs Committee has the duty to make recommendations and advise the County Executive through the Director of Veterans Services, on issues of concern to Dutchess County veterans, and that in addition to advising the Legislature prior to taking any action which may affect veterans in accordance with their original charge, to also inform and advise the Dutchess County Legislature on any potential legislative matters of interest to veterans. This committee meets as necessary.
If you are interested, please send a resume and a brief letter of interest to the Dutchess County Legislature,
Attention: Leigh Wager, 22 Market Street, 6th Floor, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org