Section 1. Work Plan
The Commission will review its achievements, goals and activities annually, and the outcome will form the basis for the Commission’s Work plan. Staff will work with the Officers to produce a formal Work Plan that will be reviewed and approved both by the Commission as a whole and the Board of Supervisors at least biennially.
Section 2. Commission Structure and Appointments
Through the annual planning process, a Commission structure will be developed for accomplishing the Work Plan goals and presented to the Commission for approval. Once the structure is approved, the Chair shall present nominees for appointed positions (Coordinators, Liaisons, and committee Chairs) to the Commission for review and approval. Any vacancy of an appointed position shall be filled by the same approval process as soon as possible after the vacancy is announced.
Section 3. Coordinators
Coordinators assume responsibility for the oversight and direction of a broad Work Plan topic area. This role involves coordinating all Commission activities that fall within the scope of the topic area.
Coordinators are responsible for determining how the work in their topic area is to be accomplished. They may solicit Commissioners (totaling less than a quorum), community members, and/or staff to assist them in their efforts.
Coordinators are responsible for reporting to the Commission on their activities and their progress toward meeting the goals/objectives established by the Work Plan.
Section 4. Liaisons
Liaisons act as intermediaries with other organizations/agencies.
Liaisons are responsible for determining how to carry out their assignment. They may solicit other Commissioners (totaling less than a Quorum), community members, and/or staff to assist them as necessary.
Liaisons are responsible for reporting to the Commission on their activities and their progress toward meeting the goals/objectives established by the Work Plan.
Section 5. Ad Hoc Committees
Ad Hoc Committees may be established to carry out a specific objective or activity within a stated time frame.
Ad Hoc Committees are disbanded once the specific objective has been accomplished.
Section 6. Standing Committees
Standing Committees may be established to assume responsibility for the Commission’s ongoing work in a general topic area. Standing Committees are created by the Commission and remain active over an extended period. Regular meetings will be held according to regular dates, times and locations. Standing Committee meetings are subject to the requirements of the Brown Act.
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