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CARDINAL INNOVATIONS COMMUNITY OVERSIGHT BOARDApply Today!
Cardinal Innovations Healthcare Solutions (“Cardinal Innovations”) is a public entity and local political subdivision of the State of North Carolina. Cardinal Innovations is the exclusive Medicaid and State funded behavioral health vendor for residents of Mecklenburg County, as well as, Alamance, Cabarrus, Caswell, Chatham, Davidson, Franklin, Halifax, Granville, Orange, Person, Rowan, Stanly, Union, Vance and Warren counties. The governing unit of Cardinal Innovations is comprised of a single Governing Board and five Community Oversight Boards, one for each local Community Operations Center. The Community Oversight Boards ensure involvement of local stakeholders, promote local collaboration, and monitor services provided within established catchment areas in coordination with the Community Operations Centers.

In addition to a Commissioner representative or designee and a representative from the Mecklenburg County Consumer and Family Advisory Committee, Mecklenburg County has three appointments to the local Community Oversight Board.

The appointment term is three years
A Cardinal Innovations consumer or a family member (2 slots) (CFM), A citizen or stakeholder (1 slot) (CS), Must be a resident of Mecklenburg County.
Number of Members: 4
Term Years: 3
Max Years: 9
Stipend: No
Contact: michelle.lancaster@mecklenburgcountync.gov
INFORMATION SERVICES & TECHNOLOGY COMMITTEEApply Today!
Purpose: The Information Services & Technology Committee will serve as an advisory group to the Board of County Commissioners and will review plans at a conceptual level for major new automated systems.   The Committee also validates the processes associated with implementation of automation plans and monitors the implementation of major automation projects. Appointments are made for three-year terms with no one serving more than two consecutive full terms.
Qualifications: Members should have expertise in managing Information Systems. Must be a resident of Mecklenburg County.
Number of Members: 12
Term Years: 3
Max Years: 3
Stipend: No
Contact: Laurie.McShea@mecklenburgcountync.gov
PLANNING COMMISSIONApply Today!
Purpose: The Planning Commission was established to make studies of resources, possibilities and needs of the City, particularly with respect to conditions which may be injurious to the public welfare and make plans for the development of Mecklenburg County, including the City of Charlotte but excluding all other incorporated towns in the County. To consider the desirability, from time to time, of the extension of the limits of Charlotte and when found desirable, to prepare and present to Council a program of extension with statement of the reasons for the same. Appointments are made for three-year terms with no one serving more than two consecutive full terms. The Board appointments will be the following: six (6) by the BOCC, six (6) by the City Council and two (2) by the Board of Education but with approval of the BOCC and City Council respectively.
Qualifications: Must be a resident of Mecklenburg County.
Number of Members: 14
Term Years: 3
Max Years: 3
Stipend: Yes
Contact: cneely@ci.charlotte.nc.us
BICYCLE COMMITTEEApply Today!
Purpose: Council approved this committee on September 13, 1999, by virtue of approving the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Bicycle Transportation Plan.
Qualification: The two members appointed by the Board of County Commissioners shall be residents of Mecklenburg County and may also be residents of any municipality (including Charlotte) within Mecklenburg County.

It is desirable that members be interested in bicycling as a form of transportation. Must be a resident of Mecklenburg County.
Number of Members: 9
Term Years: 3
Max Years: 3
Stipend: No
Contact: ktippette@ci.charlotte.nc.us
TRANSIT SERVICES ADVISORY COMMITTEEApply Today!
Purpose: This advisory committee would be a modification of the Charlotte Transit Advisory Committee to expand membership to include appointees of the County and six (6) towns.  This committee works with staff in providing advice regarding transit services.
Qualifications: Must be a resident of Mecklenburg County.
Number of Members: 1
Term Years: 3
Max Years: 3
Stipend: No
Contact: dweicken@ci.charlotte.nc.us
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE CONTROL BOARDApply Today!
Purpose: Established by State Statute.  The Alcoholic Beverage Control Board has control and jurisdiction over the sale and distribution of alcoholic beverages; has power and authority to adopt rules and regulations governing the operation of stores; to locate, furnish and equip stores and provide management of the same; direct the duties and services of all employees; requires the sale of alcoholic beverages at the prices fixed by the State Board of Alcoholic Beverage Control.  Appointments are made for three-year terms with no one serving more than two consecutive full terms. The Chairman of the ABC Board is designated by the County Commission.
Qualifications: N.C. General Statute 18B-700 (d) Qualifications states the appointing authority shall appoint members of a local board on the basis of the appointees’ interest in public affairs, good judgment, knowledge, ability, and good moral character.
 
In addition to N.C. General Statute 18B-700 (d) the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners will use the following qualifications in the screening process for appointment consideration to the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board:
High personal and professional ethics, integrity, practical wisdom and mature judgment;
Broad training and experience in policy-making decisions in business, government, education, technology, substance abuse education or prevention training;
Expertise, including, but not limited to, financial literacy, retailing experience at the management level, and board governance, performance and dynamics, that is useful to the ABC Board and complementary to the background and experience of other directors;
Willingness to devote the amount of time necessary to prepare thoroughly for all Board meetings in advance, to carry out the duties and responsibilities of Board membership; knowledge of the ABC Laws, rules of the State ABC Commission and the Mecklenburg County Board’s ethics and other policies applicable to Board members;
Willingness to objectively appraise management performance.
Must be a resident of Mecklenburg County.
Number of Members: 5
Term Years: 3
Max Years: 6
Stipend: Yes
Contact: laura.sherer@meckabc.com
JURY COMMISSIONApply Today!
Purpose: Duties of the Jury Commission include:
selecting the jury lists for a two-year period for jurors to serve in the Superior and District Courts for jurisdiction in Mecklenburg County
preparing the jury list from designated sources
determining that prospective jurors are qualified to serve
preparing and delivering to the Register of Deeds the jury list
performing these duties between October 1, and September 30 of each biennial year.  Jury lists must be prepared 30 days prior to January 1 of each biennial year as established in General Statutes 9-2
Qualifications: Members must be qualified voters of the County and can serve unlimited terms per the statute for this Commission.  The Jury Commission only meets twice a year. Must be a resident of Mecklenburg County.
Number of Members: 3
Term Years: 2
Max Years: 2
Stipend: No
Contact: Mary.F.Baker@nccourts.org
SMALL BUSINESS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIPApply today!
Purpose: To provide recommendations and advice to the Board of County Commissioners regarding ways to streamline permitting processes for new and expanding businesses; to provide input to the Board of County Commissioners regarding proposed changes in building codes, policies, and taxes; to advise the Board of County Commissioners about specific challenges small businesses and entrepreneurs encounter in the county; and to inform the Board of County Commissioners about new developments in the local small business and entrepreneurial communities.
Qualifications: Applicants must be residents of Mecklenburg County.  Preference is given to applicants who have recently, are in the process of, or are intimately familiar with the process of starting a new small business or entrepreneurial venture.
Number of Members: 11
Term Years: 2
Max Years: 6
Stipend: No
Contact: LaShonda.Hart@mecklenburgcountync.gov


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