Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - March 10, 2015
March 10, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #32

Public Safety Coordinating Council Appointments


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Contact:  Renese Remy, Interim Criminal Justice Policy Liaison, Ext. 3722

Presenter:  Brenda G. Rogers, Community Services Director

Action Requested

Accept letters of appointment to the Public Safety Coordinating Council for  Judge Deno G. Economou- Circuit Court;  Judge Charles P. Sniffen - County Court;  Alfred James and Josh Cramer as representative  of County/State Jobs Program/Work with Offenders and Victims; and appoint Melissa Larkin Skinner  - representing Substance Abuse Treatment Program to serve the remainder of a four-year term vacated through retirement.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Florida Statute 951.26 and Resolution R-12-212

Background Discussion

The Public Safety Coordinating Council is established by legislative action under Florida Statute 951.26, and Resolution R-12-212, implementing the statutes in Manatee County, outlines the membership for the Public Safety Coordinating Council.

Membership includes the State Attorney, Public Defender, Chief Circuit Judge, Chief County Judge, State Probation Circuit Administrator, and the Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners, who is permitted to have a designee on the Council. The Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners appoints the Commission representative. Additionally, Section 951.26 and Resolution R-12-212 allow the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners to appoint representatives from county and state job programs and other community groups who work with offenders and victims. 

The attached matrix lists all Public Safety Coordinating Council Members, those individuals whose names are highlighted will be appointed by this action.

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Return copy of approved agenda package to Renese Remy, renese.remy@mymanatee.org

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs

Attachment:  PSCC Letters - 12th Judicial Circuit.pdf
Attachment:  PSCC Letters - Bradenton Police Department.pdf
Attachment:  PSCC Letter Manatee Glens.pdf
Attachment:  PSCC Matrix BCC Agenda 3.10.15.pdf