Serving on the County Board of Social Services

Saturday, January 1, 2000

Published in 2000, this publication was written for county residents who are considering an appointment to the county social services board as well as for the state and local government officials who make the appointments, this twelve-page pamphlet is designed to help prospective members decide whether to seek or accept an appointment to the social services board and, if appointed, to give new members a basic overview of their role and responsibilities. The publication summarizes, in a question-and-answer format, the powers and duties of the county social services board; the appointment, terms, and removal of board members; qualifications for service; potential disqualifications and conflict of interest prohibitions; and the nuts and bolts of social services board meetings. Prospective social services board members may obtain a hard copy of this book, free of charge, through county social services departments and the state Social Services Commission.

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Public Officials - Local and State Government Roles
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