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Lake County BCC
315 West Main St.
P.O. Box 7800
Tavares, Florida 32778


 Public Safety Coordinating Council
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County staff support: Brenda Quattlebaum
Community Safety & Compliance
352-742-6565
County Commission member: Commissioner Wendy Breeden
Council duties: Ordinance No. 2005-29, effective April 13, 2005, created the Lake County Public Safety Coordinating Council for the purpose of monitoring county jail population and to come up with strategies to avoid jail overcrowding. Florida Statute 951.26 provides for the creation of a Public Safety Coordinating Council in each of the Counties in Florida.
Membership: 21
Member types:

(1) The police chief, or a person designated by the local police chief’s association (no term limits)

(1) A representative of the substance abuse program office and the mental health program office of the Department of Children and Family Services, selected by the substance abuse and mental health program supervisor of the Florida Department of Children and Families, District 13 (no term limits)

(1) A primary consumer of mental health services, selected by the substance abuse and mental health program supervisor of the Florida Department of Children and Families, District 13 (no term limits)

(1) A primary consumer of substance abuse services, selected by the substance abuse and mental health program supervisory of the Florida Department of Children and Families, District 13 (no term limits)

(1) A family member of a primary consumer of community based-treatment services, selected by the substance abuse and mental health program supervisor of the Florida Department of Children and Families, District 13 (no term limits)

(1) A representative from an area homeless program or a supportive housing program (no term limits)

(1) The director of the detention facility of the Department of Juvenile Justice, or a person designated by the director (no term limits)

(1) The chief probation officer of the Department of Juvenile Justice, or an employee designated by the chief probation officer (no term limits)

(1) State Attorney or an Assistant State Attorney designated by the State Attorney (no term limits)

(1) Public Defender or an Assistant Public Defender designated by the Public Defender (no term limits)

(1) Chief Circuit Judge or another Circuit Judge designated by the Chief Circuit Judge (no term limits)

(1) Chief County Judge or another County Judge designated by the Chief County Judge (no term limits)

(1) Chief Correctional Officer (no term limits)

(1) Sheriff or a member designated by the Sheriff (no term limits)

(1) Chairperson of the Board of County Commissioners or another County Commissioner as designee (no term limits)

(1) State Probation Circuit Administrator or a member designated by the State Probation Circuit Administrator (4-year term)

(1) Director of County Probation or Pretrial Intervention Program (4-year term)

(1) Director of a Local Substance Abuse Treatment Program or a member designated by the Director (4-year term)

(3) Representatives from County and State Jobs Programs and other Community Groups who work with Offenders and Victims (4-year term)

Term length: Varies, consult member types
Financial disclosure: Not required
Meeting times:

Quarterly at 3 p.m. See meetings calendar

Meeting location:

Agricultural Center, Training A
1951 Woodlea Road, Tavares

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