ADOPTED - MARCH 10, 2009
Agenda Item No. 27
Introduced by the Law Enforcement Committee of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXPANSION OF THE INGHAM COUNTY/CITY OF LANSING COMMUNITY CORRECTIONS ADVISORY BOARD TO INCLUDE TWO REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE GENERAL PUBLIC
WHEREAS, the Michigan Community Corrections Act of 1988 (PA511) authorizes the establishment of a Community Corrections Advisory Board (CCAB) and Community Corrections programming; and
WHEREAS, Ingham County authorized the participation of Ingham County in a joint City/County CCAB in 1990 through Resolution #90-51; and
WHEREAS, Public Act 511 of 1988, Section 791.401(7) (m) sets forth the membership of local Community Correction Advisory Boards, stating that one member shall be a representative of the general public; and
WHEREAS, CCAB membership has historically complied with the requirements of PA511 as set forth in the legislation; and
WHEREAS, the Law Enforcement Committee wishes to permanently expand the number of general public representatives from one to two; and
WHEREAS, the State of Michigan, Department of Corrections – Office of Community Corrections has advised that the State has always interpreted the language of Public Act 511 of 1988, Section 791.401(7) as non-exclusive, therefore allowing for the expansion of the number of CCAB members.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners approves
the permanent expansion of the number of Community Corrections Advisory Board general public representatives from one to two, contingent upon the approval by the City of Lansing also approving this expansion of the Community Corrections Advisory Board.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the County Clerk will forward a copy of this resolution to the City of Lansing for their consideration of the permanent expansion of the Community Corrections Advisory Board general public members from one to two.
LAW ENFORCEMENT: Yeas: Schor, Holman, Celentino, Copedge, Thomas, Schafer
Nays: None Absent: None Approved 2/26/09