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LEGISLATURE SEEKS CITIZENS TO SERVE ON THE FOLLOWING COMMITTEES AND BOARDS

Published: 3/14/2024

For More Information Contact:

Leigh Wager

845-486-2100

lwager@dutchessny.gov

CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Member – 1 Year Term

The Citizens Advisory Committee on Domestic Violence works to solicit and consider advice and recommendations from the community-at-large with respect to the problem of domestic violence.  This committee meets every fourth Tuesday of the month at 4:30 p.m.

 

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.

For further information and meeting dates, please visit https://dutchessemc.org/

 

FISH AND WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT BOARD (DISTRICT 3)

Landowner Representative (alternate) – 2 Year Term

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

Sportsman (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.

 

PLANNING BOARD

Member– 3 Year Term

The Dutchess County Planning Board advises the Commissioner of Planning and provides recommendations regarding metropolitan, regional, county, or municipal planning issues.  For further information and meeting dates, please visit the Dutchess County Planning Board.

 

STOP-DWI POLICY PLANNING BOARD

Member – Open Term

The Dutchess County STOP-DWI Program’s mission is to deter drunk/drugged driving through enhanced enforcement, prosecution, rehabilitation, and education services. This program meets on the second Tuesday during the months of January, May, June, September, and December at 3:30 pm.  For further information, please visit STOP-DWI.

 

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

 

WATER AND WASTEWATER AUTHORITY

Member – 5 Year Term

The mission of the Water and Wastewater Authority is to protect and enhance the health, environmental sustainability, and economic stability of Dutchess County and its residents through the provision of clean drinking water and proper treatment of wastewater, acting at all times with a commitment to accountability and transparency.  For further information and meeting dates, please visit Water and Wastewater Authority.

 

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 lwager@dutchessny.gov