The Justice Project Finance Advisory Board oversees and reports annually to the Incarceration Prevention and Reduction Task Force (IPRTF) and County Council on the financial performance of the Public Health, Safety, and Justice Tax Fund and associated programs.
Meeting schedule to be determined.
The Finance Advisory Board will include the following community member positions to be appointed by the County Council:
One representative of the behavioral health system
One individual with lived experience in the criminal justice system
The Finance Advisory Board will also include the following permanent positions assigned by and representing their agency:
Two elected representatives from federally recognized tribes within Whatcom County
Whatcom County Councilmember
Whatcom County Executive
Whatcom County Sheriff
Mayor of Bellingham
Bellingham City Councilmember
One elected representative from the remaining cities within Whatcom County