Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a.m. - November 5, 2013
REVISED November 5, 2013 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #37

Appointment to the DJJ 12th Circuit Advisory Board

Briefing Provided Upon Request

Contact and/or Presenter Information

Peria Duncan
Criminal Justice Policy Coordinator

Action Requested
Appointment of Commission Chair Larry Bustle to the Department of Juvenile Justice Circuit 12 Advisory Board.

Enabling/Regulating Authority

FS985.664 (Juvenile Justice Circuit Advisory Board) requires mandatory memberships or designees from the Circuits to include an appointment from the Commissioners' Office.

Background Discussion

The 2013 legislature passed this legislation to have 20 Circuit Advisory Boards in the State of Florida to increase consistency, communication, and collaboration between the State and the Circuits. Membership is mandated by this statute, which includes an appointment from the BCC. Membership required by this statute may include designee and includes: a) State Attorney, b) Public Defender, c) Chief Judge, d) Department of Children and Families Representative, e) Sheriff, f) Police Chief from each county, g) County Commissioner, h) Superintendent of each district, i) Workforce Representative, j) Business Community Representative, k)Youth representative with Juvenile Justice experience, l) Faith Community representative, m) Health Services Representative, n) Parent or Family Member of youth involved in Juvenile Justice system, o) Up to five representatives from community leaders and youth serving coalitions.

As Chair of the Public Safety Coordinating Council, Commissioner Bustle has significant understanding of the criminal justice system. The consistency of his engagement in both the juvenile and adult systems provide great synergy to enhance provision of services.   

County Attorney Review
Not Reviewed (No apparent legal issues)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records

Please send an approved copy of the agenda item or appointment to peria.duncan@mymanatee.org as I am tasked with submitting names to DJJ and maintaining them for the 12th Circuit Advisory Board. Thank you.

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