Manatee County has two openings for a citizens advisory committee that makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on children’s issues.
The seats are available to any Manatee resident interested in applying. The CSAB advises the commission on the priorities and expenses of a dedicated Children’s Services funding. The CSAB comprises of 13 members who are appointed by commissioners to serve three-year terms.
The CSAB meets at 3:30 p.m., the third Wednesday of the month, on the fifth floor of Manatee County Administration Center, 1112 Manatee Ave. W. The board also may meet weekly on Wednesdays during the program funding review process, March through May. Members serve without compensation. Members and their spouses must also disclose any affiliation they have had over the past year with any organization that applies for Children’s Services funding.
Applications are due Nov. 18 and can be found at www.mymanatee.org/advisory_boards.
For more information on Manatee County Children’s Services Advisory Board, call (941) 745-3700, Ext. 3707.
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