The Miccosukee Citizens Working Group is a Focus Group who's goal is to facilitate citizen engagement while promoting the identity and history of the Miccosukee Rural Community and is charged with further developing and implementing objectives of the Miccosukee Rural Community Sense of Place Plan, and providing input to staff for crafting and prioritizing those objectives.
Resolution No. 18-14 adopted June 19, 2018
Focus Group
Seven (7) Workgroup members shall be residents and community leaders from within the Miccosukee Rural Community area, as defined by the residents who live or work in the community (boundaries include the Georgia State line to the north, Lake Miccosukee to the east, U.S. 90 [Mahan Drive] to the south, and Bradley's Pond at Old Centerville Road to the west) selected without regard to race, creed national origin, age, sex or the presence of a disability, and based upon their qualifications and willingness to serve.
10 members recommended by the County Administrator and appointed by the full Board:
  • 7 Residents from within the Miccosukee Rural Community area
  • 1 Representative of the senior population in Miccosukee
  • 1 Representative from the Miccosukee Boys and Girls Club
  • 1 Representative of the Miccosukee Youth Foundation
18-Months Expiring February 28
Maximum Number of Terms: 1
The Miccosukee Citizens Working Group shall be dissolved upon the completion of the responsibilities of the committee, to occur no later eighteen (18) months from its first meeting. (Anticipated to be no later than Feb. 29, 2020.)
Vacancies shall be recommended by staff and appointed by the County Administrator, as needed, for the remainder of the Workgroup's term.
The Workgroup may be extended for a finite period of time at the direction of the Board upon adoption of a new resolution.
Devan Leavins, Administrator of Special Projects
Tallahassee-Leon County Planning Department
435 N. Macomb St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
(850) 891-6441




1 Bonura, Jody 07/10/2018 1 07/10/2018 02/29/2020 18 Months Community Member Board of County Commissioners
2 Copelin, Dan 07/10/2018 1 07/10/2018 02/29/2020 18 Months Community Member Board of County Commissioners
3 Forbes, Frances 07/10/2018 1 07/10/2018 02/29/2020 18 Months Community Member Board of County Commissioners
4 Forbes, Leonard 07/10/2018 1 07/10/2018 02/29/2020 18 Months Community Member Board of County Commissioners
5 Gratt, Cheryl 07/10/2018 1 07/10/2018 02/29/2020 18 Months Community Member Board of County Commissioners
6 Green, Albert 07/10/2018 1 07/10/2018 02/29/2020 18 Months Community Member Board of County Commissioners
7 Herold, Patricia 07/10/2018 1 07/10/2018 02/29/2020 18 Months Community Member Board of County Commissioners
8 Hall, David 07/10/2018 1 07/10/2018 02/29/2020 18 Months Senior Population Representative Board of County Commissioners
9 Hatcher, George (Jake) 07/10/2018 1 07/10/2018 02/29/2020 18 Months Boys & Girls Club Representative Board of County Commissioners
10 Young, Mary 07/10/2018 1 07/10/2018 02/29/2020 18 Months Youth Foundation Representative Board of County Commissioners