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File #: 20-140    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/2/2020 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 3/10/2020 Final action:
Title: Appointments to the Human Services Commission PURPOSE: The purpose of this agenda item is for the Town Council to make appointments to the Human Services Commission.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Appointment Resolution, 2. Attachment B - Matrix, 3. Attachment C - Chair Forms and Applications
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Appointments to the Human Services Commission

PURPOSE:  The purpose of this agenda item is for the Town Council to make appointments to the Human Services Commission.




CONTACT INFORMATION: Cathy Dorando, 919-918-7309


INFORMATION: The Human Services Commission currently three seats available for appointment. One seat is vacant and two seats are expiring term seats. Quinton Harper and Wesley Knepper have expiring term seats and are eligible for reappointment. Harper and Knepper would like to be reappointed.

Applications were also received from: Lisa Braden, Maria Victoria Cruz-Camargo, and Samantha Luu. Harper and Knepper did not have to submit a new application since their terms are eligible for reappointment.


Wesley Knepper is the chair of the Human Services Commission and provided the chair forms for the Council’s review. Chair forms are located directly in front of the application and in alphabetical order.


Information from the Advisory Board Recruitment and Appointment Policy:


a. Members are appointed to staggering three-year terms on all advisory boards that expire annually in
February. The Carrboro Tourism Development Authority members are appointed to one-year terms that
expire annually in January.

b. Members are limited to two full terms. After completing two full terms, a member must take off one year before applying for re-appointment to the advisory board. However, a board member may apply to serve on another advisory board if he/she desires. The Board of Aldermen may make exceptions to this rule under the following circumstances:
1. To retain diversity on an advisory board;
2. A lack of applicants.


All applicant and chair information is attached.


A matrix is also included. 




RECOMMENDATION:r It is recommended that the Mayor and Council review the applications and consider making appointments.