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Audit & Ethics
This committee shall establish responsibilities and duties that shall address financial and other reporting practices, internal control, compliance with laws and regulations, and ethics including enforcement of rules and regulations established by the Comptroller of the State of Tennessee and the Government Finance Officers Association.
Commercial, Industrial & Agricultural (CIA)
The CIA Committee deals with all matters concerning commercial, industrial and agricultural business development and expansion.
Employee Compensation & Benefits
The Employee Compensation and Benefits committee shall ensure that the compensation, vacation, sick leave, retirement, and other benefits available to county employees and officials are in place.
Health, Education & Welfare (HEW)
The Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) committee deals with all matters of general welfare and education.
Intergovernmental Affairs discusses and recommends actions regarding matters of economic development, local governance, public safety, health, education and welfare of Johnson City, Jonesborough, Washington County and its residents.
This committee shall consider all matters concerning public safety in Washington County, especially with reference to the budget allocation to various agencies that deal with public safety, such as the Washington County Sheriff's Office, volunteer fire departments, Emergency Medical Services and Emergency Management.
The Public Works Committee shall have the duty to address all matters of public works and planning, solid waste operations and compliance, and water use in Washington County.
It is the duty of this Commission to assist the Purchasing Agent in the determination of overall purchasing policies and in the establishment and promulgation, in accordance with this part, of rules, regulations and procedures to be followed in the making of purchases and contracts for purchase for the County.
The Rules Committee periodically meets to review the Board's rules and processes to improve Board and committee meetings.