Chapter 2.52
DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ADVISORY BOARD

Sections:

2.52.010    Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board.

2.52.020    Services.

2.52.030    Membership.

2.52.040    Term—Compensation.

2.52.050    Program Funds.

2.52.060    Program Manager.

2.52.010 Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board.

A developmental disabilities advisory board is hereby created and established to advise the county developmental disabilities program in its provision of services.

(Added by Ord. 15-001, Feb. 18, 2015, Eff date March 2, 2015).

2.52.020 Services.

The developmental disability program may:

(1) Coordinate the local developmental disability services within the county with available state services and other key public and private services;

(2) Address key community service and resource needs through grants, projects, training, technical assistance, and dissemination of information;

(3) Serve as an information and referral agency for individuals with developmental disabilities, their families, and the community at large; and

(4) Make comprehensive plans for development of local services.

(Added by Ord. 15-001, Feb. 18, 2015, Eff date March 2, 2015).

2.52.030 Membership.

The developmental disabilities advisory board shall consist of a maximum of 15 members, at least one from each council district. Board members shall be appointed by the county council. At least five members shall be persons with developmental disabilities or family members of persons with developmental disabilities. The remainder of board members shall be persons who are knowledgeable of or interested in community support for individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.

(Added by Ord. 15-001, Feb. 18, 2015, Eff date March 2, 2015).

2.52.040 Term—Compensation.

Board members shall serve no more than three consecutive full terms of three years. Upon a year off the board, a person may be reappointed to the board. Board members may not advise the county concerning any transaction in which the board member has a financial interest. Board members shall not receive compensation for their service on the board. Members may receive reimbursement for expenses incurred while participating in official board business/training, upon pre-approval by the designated county program manager.

(Added by Ord. 15-001, Feb. 18, 2015, Eff date March 2, 2015).

2.52.050 Program Funds.

The county developmental disability program is authorized to receive funds from governmental sources and public/private grants and to spend the funds subject to the provisions of chapter 36.40 RCW, other statutes relating to expenditures by counties, and the Snohomish County Code.

(Added by Ord. 15-001, Feb. 18, 2015, Eff date March 2, 2015).

2.52.060 Program Manager.

A qualified program manager shall be hired by the director of human services to administer and coordinate the above-mentioned services provided by the county developmental disabilities program. The program manager may be employed on a full or part-time basis, and need not be a resident of the county.

(Added by Ord. 15-001, Feb. 18, 2015, Eff date March 2, 2015).