Meetings are held quarterly.
The Drug and Alcohol Abuse Awareness Committee shall serve as an advisory committee to the Board of County Commissioners on issues relating to adult and youth substance and alcohol abuse in Martin County. The Committee will make recommendations on programs and services that impact the community.
The Drug and Alcohol Awareness Committee shall be comprised of 13 members, each representing one of the following categories:
All members shall serve without compensation. Any committee member may be removed or replaced at any time by the Board of County Commissioners for conduct detrimental to the committee’s intent.
All members shall be appointed for three-year terms which shall be staggered. For the initial appointment, the member filling categories 1 through 3 will serve for one year; the members filling categories 4 through 6 will serve for two years; and the members filling categories 7 through 10 will serve for three years.
The Board of County Commissioners shall fill any vacancy for an unexpired term. All appointments are made by the Board of County Commissioners.
Failure to attend three consecutive meetings is grounds for automatic removal from the committee.