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Jail Planning Task Force

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Purpose The task force was created to provide advice and recommendations to the County Executive and the County Council regarding the appropriate size and location of new jail facilities.  It shall be an ad-hoc subcommittee of the Law and Justice Council and shall report to and gather input from the public.

Authority RES #2011-014
Contact Person Whatcom County Executive’s Office, (360) 676-6717

Member Specifications No fewer than six citizens with varying expertise in architecture, commercial real estate, construction of commercial projects, accounting, finance and other areas that might bring value to the process. It will also include one representative or designee from the Sheriff's office, Prosecutor's office, Police Chief's Association, the County Executive office, County mental health services and a Whatcom County Sheriff's Office corrections deputy.

Term Limit N/A
Number of Members  Twelve
Date of  Formation April 26, 2011
Meetings Held 1st & 3rd Thursdays each month, 7:30 - 9:30 a.m.

For more information, contact the Whatcom County Executive office, 360-676-6717.