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File #: 2022-1447    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Appointment Status: Appointment
File created: 3/24/2022 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): All Commission Districts To Appoint Sheriff Melody M. Maddox to the DeKalb County Community Service Board, Replacing Dr. Dude's Vacant Position Due to His Resignation as the Superintendent for Decatur City Schools.

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Chief Executive Office                                     

 

SUBJECT:

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Commission District(s): All Commission Districts

To Appoint Sheriff Melody M. Maddox to the DeKalb County Community Service Board, Replacing Dr. Dude’s Vacant Position Due to His Resignation as the Superintendent for Decatur City Schools.   

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Information Contact: Michael L. Thurmond, Chief Executive Officer

Phone Number: 404-371-2881

 

PURPOSE:

Pursuant to 13A of the Organizational Act, where, “The chief executive shall nominate a person for appointment,” CEO Michael Thurmond is nominating Sheriff Melody Maddox for appointment to the Community Service Board. This term will begin upon confirmation by the Board of Commissioners and will expire when Sheriff Maddox is no longer in office.    

 

 

NEED/IMPACT:

The DeKalb Community Service Board provides mental health, developmental disability, and addictive diseases at its facilities in DeKalb County. Pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 37-2-6(b)(3), Sherriff Maddox will serve as one of the five (5) members holding elective or appointive office. Her appointment to the board will help enhance the mission as the mental health safety net provider for DeKalb County.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

No cost to the County

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To appoint Sheriff Maddox to the DeKalb County Community Service Board with a term to run concurrent with her elected position