Family Advisory Board
April 30, 2020
Public Notice of Recessed Meeting
The Family Advisory Board recessed its April 30th Special Meeting (Video Conference) to May 6, 2020 at 9:00 A.M. The Recessed Meeting will be held virtually via video conference.
Members of the public may watch the teleconference meeting. Registration is required and connection credentials may be obtained by contacting FAB member Taylor Drury at Taylor.Drury@gastongov.com or 704-866-3122 by 12:00 PM on Tuesday, May 5th, 2020. Citizens who have registered and receive credentials must join the meeting by 9:10 AM.
The Gaston County Family Advisory Board (formerly Commission on The Family) was established to: a) Meet with appropriate groups to further the recommendations, findings, & goals of the Quality of Family Task Force; b) Request action plans, timeframes, barriers, etc. from appropriate agencies, groups, & governing/advisory bodies to further the full implementation of the recommendations in the report; c) Report back to the County Commission, at least twice per year; d) Develop an annual Commissioners' Family Recognition event; e) Study, review, and recommend to the Gaston County Board of Commissioners county policies, procedures, ordinances and/or changes to the general statutes, and budget considerations to promote the quality of family; f) Communicate with appropriate County officials, agencies and other groups (Health Department, Department of Social Services, schools, churches, business/Industry) the Board's findings and recommendations..
The Family Advisory Board reviews funding requests and makes recommendations to the Gaston County Board of Commissioners for grant funding allocated by Gaston County annually for non-profit agencies and designated for prevention-based services.