The role of the Public Safety Advisory Committee is to provide citizen input and advice to the City Council in developing and monitoring public safety policies. The Committee will report to the Council and will also assist the Council in assessing that department resources allow for compliance with City and department policies.
The Public Safety Advisory Committee shall annually provide to the City Council a report on progress made in carrying out the Committee's responsibilities. Additional reports may be deemed appropriate by the Public Safety Advisory Committee and/or the City Council.
Members shall be residents of the City unless the Council finds that appointment of a non-resident, by virtue of business involvement or expertise, will benefit the Committee and ultimately the City.
Members are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.
Individuals appointed are expected to attend meetings regularly. The Council expects to be informed in the event any Committee, Board or Commission member has three unexcused absences. The Council, may in the event of three unexcused absences, dismiss the individual from service.
Terms of office
For the initial appointment, at least three (3) members shall be appointed for three (3) year terms; at least three (3) members shall be initially appointed for two (2) year terms; and at least one (1) member shall be initially appointed for a one (1) year term.
Adhere to City of Lakewood's code of Ethics, regular attendance at meetings, mutual respect among members, good listener, and flexible.