Recovery Community Coalition

Next Meeting:

   September 26, 2022, 4:00 PM

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Recovery Community Coalition Members 


Sabine Kuenzel - Chair (1/1/2023)
LeighAnn Fitzpatrick (1/1/2023)
Joe Piszczor - Co-Chair (1/1/2024) Thomas Hurt (1/1/2024)
Joseph Duprie - Secretary (1/1/2024) Cynthia Tate (1/1/2024)
Randi Benno (1/1/2023)  
   

Staff Contact:


Eric Maloney, Fire Chief
(830) 258-1200
Eric.Maloney@kerrvilletx.gov


 Recovery Community Coalition Details


Qualifications:

City Council will select members of the Coalition from community stakeholder groups, with a preference for a member from each of the following but any of which may include more than one member: 

  1. Owner or staff member of a boarding home facility with valid permit issued by the City;
  2. Member of the recovering community;
  3. Citizen of Kerrville with interest in these issues;
  4. Representative of mental health support organizations such as Kerrville State Hospital;
  5. Representative of Peterson Health
  6. Representative of Hill Country MHDD Center or successor agency; and
  7. Representative from a residential addiction treatment facility located within Kerr County.
 

Powers and Duties:

The purpose of the Coalition is to enhance the opportunities for the recovery community to become fully integrated into the fabric of Kerrville. The Coalition shall work towards considering and identifying strategies and techniques for reducing barriers for the recovery community to be fully integrated into the local community as well as to identify and advocate goals and ideas for enhancing positive relationships by and amongst the recovery community.

On annual basis, or more frequently as deemed proper by the Coalition or City Council, the Coalition shall report its conclusions, achievements, ideas, desires, and plans to the City Council. It is recommended that the initial issue with which the Coalition is charged to review  is Ordinance No. 2013-06 (Chapter 30, Article I, code of Ordinances), which addresses the operation of group homes and boarding home facilities operating within the City.

The City Manager, or designee, shall attend Coalition meetings and act as the staff liaison for the board.
 

Term of Office:

Each member shall be subject to a two-year term; provided, however, that at the Coalition's first meeting after its reaffirmation, members shall draw lots to establish the duration of each member's term, with four (4) members serving a two-year term and the remaining three (3) members serving a one-year term. All members shall serve until their successors are appointed and qualified.   

Quorum:

Four (4)  

Number of Members:

Seven (7)
The Coalition shall select a chair, vice-chair, and a secretary from among its members.
 

Meeting Time & Place:

The coalition shall establish a regular meeting schedule, with meetings to be held once each calendar quarter. The Coalition shall follow the Charter and Code of Ordinances of the City of Kerrville as well as the Procedural Rules of Kerrville City Boards.  

Established By:

Resolution No. 26-2016; Amended by Resolution No. 18-2018; Amended by Ordinance 2022-09  

Revised:

February 22, 2022
 
 

Board Application:


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