Dutchess Looking for Board Members

County issues list of openings

Dutchess County is looking for volunteers to serve on five of its boards.

The Human Rights Commission is looking for someone to fill a three-year term. The commission “seeks to foster mutual respect and understanding among all racial, religious, nationality and other groups,” according to the county. It meets as necessary.

The Resource Recovery Agency is looking for someone to fill a three-year term. It is a public benefit corporation created by the state Legislature to provide solid waste management services. See dcrra.org.

The Tick Task Force is looking for someone to fill a two-year term. Its mission is to make recommendations to the Legislature to reduce Lyme Disease and other tick-borne diseases. It meets in March, April, May, August, September and October.

The Veterans Affairs Committee is looking for a member to serve a two-year term. It makes recommendations and advises the county executive, the director of Veterans Services and the Legislature. The committee meets as necessary.

The 2020 Reapportionment Commission is looking for members to prepare a plan for redistricting the county based on the 2020 federal census.

More information can be found at dutchessny.gov. Candidates should send a resume and a brief letter of interest to the Dutchess County Legislature, Attn: Carolyn Morris, 22 Market St., 6th Floor, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601 or by email to [email protected]

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