Job and Family Services Planning Commission

Expiration Date Member Last First
08/27/2018 Baker Donna
08/27/2018 Barham Cassandra
08/27/2018 Finn Kevin
08/27/2018 Freytag Vanessa
08/27/2018 Green Pamela
08/27/2018 Hall Robert
08/27/2018 Harmony Judith
08/27/2018 Hulbert Margaret
08/27/2018 MacConnell Stephen
08/27/2018 Mason James
08/27/2018 Robinson Gwen
08/27/2018 Ronan Mary
08/27/2018 Tilow Neil
08/27/2018 Weir Moira
08/27/2018 Young John

 

Purpose:

The County Family Services Planning Committee shall serve as an advisory body to the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) with regard to the family services provided in the county, including assistance under Chapters 5107 and 5108 of the Revised Code, publicly funded child day-care under Chapter 5104 of the Revised Code, and social services provided under Section 5101.46 of the Revised Code;

At least once a year, the committee shall review and analyze the county department of job and family services' implementation of the programs established under Chapters 5107 and 5108 of the Revised Code;

The committee provides comments and recommendations to the BOCC prior to the BOCC's entering into or substantially amending a partnership agreement with the Director of Job and Family Services under Section 307.98 of the Revised Code;

The committee conducts public hearings on proposed county profiles for the provision of social services under Section 5101.46 of the Revised Code;

At the request of the BOCC, the committee makes recommendations and provides assistance regarding the family services provided in the county; and

At any other time the committee considers appropriate, consults with the BOCC and makes recommendations regarding the family services provided in the county.

Establishing Authority:

The BOCC shall establish a county family services planning committee (see Section 329.06 of the Ohio Revised Code).

Composition:

The BOCC shall appoint a member to represent the county department of job and family services; an employee in the classified civil service of the county department of job and family services, if there are any such employees; and a member to represent the public. The board shall appoint other individuals to the committee in such a manner that the committee's membership is broadly representative of the groups of individuals and the public and private entities that have an interest in the family services provided in the county. Each appointee shall serve for three year terms. The following groups and entities may be represented on the committee:
(1) Consumers of family services;
(2) The public children services agency;
(3) The child support enforcement agency;
(4) The county family and children first council;
(5) Public and private colleges and universities;
(6) Public entities that provide family services, including boards of health, boards of education, the county board of mental retardation and developmental disabilities, and the board of alcohol, drug addiction, and mental health services that serves the county;
(7) Private nonprofit and for-profit entities that provide family services in the county or that advocate for consumers of family services in the county, including entities that provide services to or advocate for victims of domestic violence;
(8) Labor organizations;
(9) Any other group or entity that has an interest in the family services provided in the county, including groups or entities that represent any of the county's business, urban, and rural sectors. The board shall make appointments in a manner that reflects the ethnic and racial composition of the county.
A = Asian/Pacific Islander
H = Hispanic
AA = African American
N = Native American/Alaskan Native
C = Caucasian
O = Other

Contact:

Kathy Pflum
Hamilton County Department of Job & Family Services
222 E. Central Parkway
Cincinnati, OH 45202

Phone: (513) 946-2189
Fax: (513) 946-2451