ADOPTED - APRIL 14, 2009
Agenda Item No. 15
Introduced by the County Services Committee of the:
INGHAM COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
RESOLUTION PROHIBITING THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS FROM APPOINTING EMPLOYEES TO SERVE ON ADVISORY BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS THAT OVERSEE THE OPERATION OF THEIR DEPARTMENT OR AGENCY
WHEREAS, the Ingham County Board of Commissioners appoints county residents to a variety of advisory boards and commissions; and
WHEREAS, these advisory boards and commissions are important to the efficient operation of Ingham County Government; and
WHEREAS, some advisory boards and commissions have the responsibility of overseeing department heads and the services provided by certain departments or agencies; and
WHEREAS, while employees are eligible to serve on county boards and commissions, it would be a conflict of interest for employees of a department or agency to serve on a board that oversees operations of said department.
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Ingham County Board of Commissioners is hereby prohibited from appointing employees to serve on boards and commissions that directly or indirectly oversee the operation of the department or agency that they are employed with.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this resolution will become effective immediately upon approval by the Board.
COUNTY SERVICES: Yeas: Celentino, Koenig, Holman, Copedge, Grebner
Nays: None Absent: Vickers Approved 4/7/09