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Miccosukee Citizens Working Group

 

Responsibility:
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.  

Created By:
Resolution No. 18-14 adopted June 19, 2018 

Appointments:
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
 

Terms:
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. 

Eligibility Criteria:
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. 

Contact Person/Staff:
Mr. Devan Leavins, Administrator of Special Projects
Tallahassee-Leon County Planning Department
435 N. Macomb St.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
850-891-6441
Devan.Leavins@talgov.com 

Members:

Bonura, Jody

 

Begin Term: 7/10/2018
End Term: 2/29/2020
Type: two years

 

Original Date: 7/10/2018


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Community Member

 

Copelin, Dan

 

Begin Term: 7/10/2018
End Term: 2/29/2020
Type: two years

 

Original Date: 7/10/2018


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Community Member

 

Forbes, Frances

 

Begin Term: 7/10/2018
End Term: 2/29/2020
Type: two years

 

Original Date: 7/10/2018


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Community Member

 

Forbes, Leonard

 

Begin Term: 7/10/2018
End Term: 2/29/2020
Type: two years

 

Original Date: 7/10/2018


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Community Member

 

Gratt, Cheryl

 

Begin Term: 7/10/2018
End Term: 2/29/2020
Type: two years

 

Original Date: 7/10/2018


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Community Member

 

Green, Albert

 

Begin Term: 7/10/2018
End Term: 2/29/2020
Type: two years

 

Original Date: 7/10/2018


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Community Member

 

Hall, David

 

Begin Term: 7/10/2018
End Term: 2/29/2020
Type: two years

 

Original Date: 7/10/2018


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Senior Population Representative

 

Hatcher, Jake

 

Begin Term: 7/10/2018
End Term: 2/29/2020
Type: two years

 

Original Date: 7/10/2018


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Boys & Girls Club Representative

 

Herold, Patricia

 

Begin Term: 7/10/2018
End Term: 2/29/2020
Type: two years

 

Original Date: 7/10/2018


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Community Member

 

Young, Mary

 

Begin Term: 7/10/2018
End Term: 2/29/2020
Type: two years

 

Original Date: 7/10/2018


Appointed by:
Board of County Commissioners

 

Notes: Category: Youth Foundation Representative