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Per policy of the
Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners, the Board may maintain standing committees as determined by a majority vote of the Board. The Board may also establish non-standing (“ad-hoc”) committees as determined by a majority vote of the Board. Each committee includes 4 Commissioners, with one member serving as the Chair of the Committee. Members of each committee are appointed by the Chairman.
The Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners currently has four standing committees, the
Health and Human Services Committee,
Economic Development Committee, the
Intergovernmental Relations Committee and the
Environmental Stewardship Committee.
There are three ad-hoc committees, the
Performance Review Committee (formerly the Compensation Committee), the Equity Investments Committee, and the
Audit Review Committee.
Responsible for making recommendations that contribute to business and job growth in Mecklenburg County.
This committee meets the first Tuesday of every month from 3:30-5 p.m. and the third Tuesday of every month from 2:30-3 p.m. unless otherwise communicated.
Staff support: Leslie Johnson and Timmothy Tibbs
Mecklenburg County’s FY2022 Budget includes $2 million for equity investments that align to the goals of the County’s
Equity Action Plan. This Ad Hoc Committee was established to evaluate and make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners as to how to appropriate the $2 million for equity investments. The Committee’s final recommendation for investments will align with the goals listed in the Equity Action Plan and will need approval from the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners before the funds are disbursed.
Meeting Schedule TBD.
Staff support: Dena Diorio and Derrick Ramos
Responsible for making recommendations to improve the health and well-being of Mecklenburg County residents with emphasis on children, seniors and families.
This committee meets the third Tuesday of every month from 1:00-2:30 p.m. unless otherwise communicated.
Staff support: Anthony Trotman and Taia Crews.
Responsible for helping coordinate the intergovernmental relations between and among Mecklenburg County and all the governing bodies operating within the County at the federal, state and local levels.
This committee meets on the first Thursday of each month from 1-2:30 p.m. unless otherwise communicated.
Staff support: Dena Diorio/Derrick Ramos and Starla Tanner
Responsible for reviewing the performance of the County Manager.
This committee meets annually unless otherwise communicated.
Staff support: Derrick Ramos
Responsible for the financial reporting process, the system of internal control, the audit process and Mecklenburg County's process for monitoring compliance with laws, regulations and the Code of Ethics.
This committee meets the first Tuesday four times a year from 2-3:30 p.m. unless otherwise communicated.
Staff support: Dena Diorio and Ayesha Alexander
Responsible for making recommendations that sustain and enhance the environment in a manner that conserves and protects our air, water, land and biological resources.
This committee meets the second Tuesday of each month from 1-2 p.m. unless otherwise communicated.