By creation of a Charter Review Commission the Chief Executive Officer of DeKalb County (CEO)
would like to review the Org. Act to harmonize all parts of the Org. Act and recommend changes in order to achieve the best delivery of services to the citizens of DeKalb County
The Charter Commission shall convene from October 1, 2018 to December 31, 2020.
The Commission shall be composed of 15 citizens of DeKalb County (the County) who have been residents of DeKalb County for at least one year immediately preceding the date of taking office and who remain residents of DeKalb County while in office; three members shall be appointed by the DeKalb County delegation in the House of Representatives of the General Assembly, and one may be a member of the DeKalb County delegation in the House of Representatives of the General Assembly. The responsibilities are as follows:
(1) Members shall serve without compensation.
(2) In the event any member of the Charter Commission, without good cause, fails to attend three consecutive meetings of the Charter Commission, the member’s position on the Charter Commission shall become vacant.
(3) When a vacancy occurs, written notice shall be provided to the entity or official that originally appointed the member who shall fill the vacancy in the same manner as the original appointment. If the appointing entity or official fails to fill the vacancy within twenty (20) business days from written notice, the CEO shall fill the vacancy.
If you are interested in participating, members of the House delegation will be hosting interviews on Thursday May 16, 2019 beginning at 10:30 am in Room 502 of the Coverdale Legislative Office Building.
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