Community Advisory Board
About the Board
The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) should reflect the demographics of the village as much as possible. The CAC should convene regularly to: provide a public forum for gathering information about public safety concerns in the Village; work with the Police Department to develop strategies to solve public safety problems; help generate plans for improving the relationship between the Police Department and the community; and participate in community outreach to solicit input from community members, including youth from the community; and
Community Advisory Committee (CAC) will gather and review information about public safety concerns in the Village; work with the Police Department to develop strategies to solve public safety problems in the Village; help generate and recommend plans for improving the relationship between the Police Department and the community; and participate in community outreach to, among other things, solicit input from community members, including youth from the community. The CAC shall meet quarterly.
Membership, qualifications and terms
A Preference will be given to individuals able to demonstrate an active presence and representation within the community.
b. Willingness and ability to devote 2-4 hours a quarter of volunteer, non-reimbursed and non-compensated time.
c. The terms of the members shall be one (1) year.
d. The board will, at a minimum, meet on a quarterly basis, at regularly scheduled times. Additional meetings may be called at the discretion of the chairman after consultation with the Chief, by a majority of the board, or by the Chief.
e. A simple majority (half plus one) of the appointed board will represent quorum. A quorum must be present to conduct a board meeting. A simple majority of those present will be required to forward any recommendation to the Chief.
f. A board member may resign his or her position at any time by providing written notification to village council.
Method of Appointment
a. The CAC shall have five (5) members – two members of the Safety Committee, two Village residents (one from each side of the Village if possible), and one local business owner.
b. There will be an open application process available for interested residents. c. All application packages will be reviewed by the Safety Committee. The Safety Committee will recommend three board members (the two Village residents and the local business owner) to the President Pro Tempore of Council, who will appoint these board members based on their qualifications, willingness to serve, and experience with the consent of Village Council. The President Pro Tempore also will formally appoint the other two members, with the consent of Village Council.
Interested applicants are required to submit a resume and complete the attached application and questionnaire. The completed application package must be submitted Chief Russell Baron at Russell.Baron@Shawneehillsoh.org no later than November 1, 2017.
Village Council meets every second and fourth Monday of the month at 7:00pm in the Shawnee Hills Municipal Building.
Mayor’s Court is in session every third Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. and is located in the Shawnee Hills Municipal Building.
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