Legal & Justice System Subcommittee

The next regular meeting is a joint meeting with the Behavioral Health Committee at 11:30 a.m. on June 13, 2023. Meetings are held in a hybrid format. Members of the public may attend via Zoom webinar using the join link below or in person at the County Council office located at 311 Grand Avenue, Suite 105. All committee members will participate remotely via Zoom.

Members of the public joining the Zoom Webinar online or by phone will enter the meeting without audio or video controls. The Webinar Host will invite members of the public to speak at the appropriate time during the meeting.

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Legal & Justice System Ad Hoc Subcommittee Statement of Work

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2023 Legal & Justice Systems Committee Meeting Documents

May 9, 2023AgendaPacketVideo

April 11, 2023AgendaPacketVideo

March 14, 2023
Joint meeting with the Behavioral Health Committee
To meet the requirements of the Open Public Meetings Act, this meeting is also noticed as an IPRTF special meeting, and the agenda is limited to committee business.
February 14, 2023AgendaN/AVideoSummary
January 10, 2023

Upcoming Legal & Justice Systems Subcommittee regular meetings are generally held on the second Tuesday of the month from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. with some exceptions. The committee meets jointly with the Behavioral Health Committee quarterly. Additional meetings may be scheduled as needed. Please check this webpage periodically for confirmed meeting information. The regular meeting dates for 2023:

  • January 10, 2023
  • February 14, 2023
  • March 14, 2023 (Joint meeting with the Behavioral Health Committee)
  • April 11, 2023 
  • May 9, 2023
  • June 13, 2023 (Joint meeting with the Behavioral Health Committee)
  • July 11, 2023
  • August 8, 2023
  • September 19, 2023 (Joint meeting with the Behavioral Health Committee)
  • October 17, 2023
  • November 14, 2023
  • December 19, 2023 (Joint meeting with the Behavioral Health Committee)
The purpose of the Legal & Justice Systems Ad Hoc Committee is to recommend to the Task Force specific, achievable  programs and services that would prevent or reduce incarceration, if implemented within the legal and law enforcement systems. Treatment for addiction and mental health, and other behavioral health programs and services are the purview of a different Ad Hoc Committee.