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File #: 19-0839    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 5/16/2019 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/4/2019 Final action: 6/4/2019
Title: Committee Application Review Team recommending the Board appoint Tamara Johnston to the vacant Member At-Large position on the Community and Economic Development Advisory Committee pursuant to Resolution 177-2017 and Board Policy I-5, Boards, Committees and Commissions - Application Evaluation Policy for Members At-Large, term ending June 3, 2023.
Attachments: 1. A - Tamara Johnston Application, 2. B - James Lauth Application, 3. C - Members At-Large Ranking Sheet May 2019, 4. D - Board Policy I-5 (reference only), 5. E - Resolution 177-2017 (reference only), 6. Master Report
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Committee Application Review Team recommending the Board appoint Tamara Johnston to the vacant Member At-Large position on the Community and Economic Development Advisory Committee pursuant to Resolution 177-2017 and Board Policy I-5, Boards, Committees and Commissions - Application Evaluation Policy for Members At-Large, term ending June 3, 2023.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On December 5, 2017 (Item 9, File 17-1292), the Board adopted Resolution 177-2017 which provides for a total of four Members At-Large on the Community and Economic Development Advisory Committee (CEDAC). Due to the resignation of one of the Member's At-Large, the office of the Clerk of the Board posted a Notice of Vacancy on April 5, 2019 and received applications from two interested citizens. As a result, the Clerk applied Board Policy I-5 to form a Committee Application Review Team (CART). The CART reviewed the two applications and conducted interviews with each applicant to provide the Board with a recommendation for appointment.

The CART was unanimous in their decision to recommend the Board appoint Tamara Johnston to CEDAC based on application materials provided by Ms. Johnston and the in-person interview conducted on May 17, 2019. The CART concluded Ms. Johnston's direct involvement with numerous organizations in the County along with her recent experiences starting a business in the County make Tamara a good fit on CEDAC at this time.

It should be noted that the other applicant, Mr. James Lauth, is encouraged to apply for future openings on CEDAC and any other committee or commission he may find of interest when a vacancy is determined.

The CART consisted of:
Kyle Zimbelman, Economic and Business Relations Manager
Jeanette Salmon, Executive Assistant to the Planning and Building Director (staff to the Community and Economic Development Advisory Committee)
Jim Mitrisin, Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

Pursuant to Policy I-5, the Board is provided with both appli...

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