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Published June 27th, 2018
Supervisor Andersen seeks volunteers for County Advisory Boards

Interested in participating in government? Supervisor Candace Andersen is looking for interested, motivated residents to serve on a few Contra Costa County citizen advisory boards. These volunteer boards usually meet monthly and advise the Board of Supervisors on a variety of issues. They play a vital role in county government, and the input provided is invaluable.
Applications are currently being accepted from residents of District 2, which covers Alamo, Canyon, Danville, Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, Parkmead, Rossmoor, San Ramon, Saranap, Walnut Creek (West of N. Main Street), for seats on the following boards:
Community Corrections Partnership, Community Advisory Board (AB109) - Central and East County representation needed http://www.cccounty.us/4165/Community-Advisory-Board
To provide input on community needs; assess implementation of the realignment plan; review data on realignment outcomes; advise the CCP on community engagement strategies; offer recommendations for ongoing realignment planning; advise County agencies regarding programs for implementation in the County; and encourage outcomes that are consistent with the County's Reentry Strategic Plan.
Library Commission http://guides.ccclib.org/c.php?g=43927&p=277621
To serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of Supervisors and the county librarian.
Mental Health Commission-Family Member Seat https://cchealth.org/mentalhealth/mhc/
To influence the county's Mental Health System to ensure the delivery of quality services which are effective, efficient, culturally relevant and responsive to the needs and desires of the clients it serves with dignity and respect; and to be the advocate with the Board of Supervisors, the Mental Health Division, and the community on behalf of all Contra Costa County residents who are in need of mental health services.
Contra Costa Sustainability Commission, District 2 Alternate - http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/6393/Sustainability-Commission
Provide advice to staff and the Board on successful implementation of the Climate Action Plan, including suggestions on how that work can be performed more efficiently and effectively; advise the Board on opportunities to realize equity and fairness across the diverse communities of Contra Costa County in sustainability programs that support the Climate Action Plan; provide suggestions to staff and the Board on how to better engage Contra Costa County residents and businesses on sustainability issues and implementation of the Climate Action Plan.
For more information about each board go to https://ca-contracostacounty2.civicplus.com/6408/Boards-and-Commissions-Database.
To apply online, visit https://contra-costa.granicus.com/boards/forms/321/apply/857634?code=8b348807-3ade-472e-b33f-d30e829cd812, or contact Jill Ray at (925) 957-8860 or jill.ray@bos.cccounty.us.

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