Human Services Citizen Committees
Human Services Advisory Committee
- 6:00 pm
- Quarterly on the second Thursday of the month
Committee members are appointed by the Blue Earth County Commissioners and act as advisory to the Board. This committee is authorized in law to fulfill specific responsibilities in relation to a County's operation of its Human Services programs. The purpose of the committee is to provide input to the County Board relating to service developments, priorities, budgeting and evaluation within the Human Services Department. This includes the program areas of mental health, community health, social services and financial assistance.
Social Services Task Force
- 5:15 pm
- First Monday of every month
Appointed by the Blue Earth County Commissioners, advisory to the Blue Earth County Commissioners. This group is authorized as part of the Human Services Act which provides partial definition of how services will be provided in Blue Earth County. Members of this task force provide community input on policies and services related to child protection, child and adult foster care, volunteer services, adoption, family based services, senior transportation, developmental disabilities, child care funding, sexual violence and chemical dependency.