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Establishment of the Neighborhood Safety Commission

Authorization

Created by Resolution of the BOC on September 28, 1999.

Description

Established as a commission to assist in efforts to promote safer neighborhoods for both the residential and business communities as well as to gain an increase in local community involvement. The commission will work to identify new resources as well as work to strengthen existing safety programs. The commission consists of fifteen (15) members who represent the areas of business and industry, and community and civic organizations in Cobb County. Each member of the Board of commissioners appoints three (3) members.

After initially staggered terms of one (1), two (2) and three (3) years, all successive terms are for three (3) years or until their successors are appointed. Members serve at the pleasure of the BOC and may be removed at any time with or without cause.

This commission shall elect its own officers. The commission has no power to incur debt or contractually bind Cobb County unless specifically authorized by resolution of the Board of Commissioners. The Commission meets on the 3rd Friday of the month at 8:30 a.m. at 100 Cherokee Street, Marietta (2nd Floor Board Meeting Room).

Visit the Neighborhood Safety Commission section for more information

Board Members

Member Name Appointed By Term
Carl V. Dimare  Chairman Boyce 09/30/2022
Sam Heaton Chairman Boyce 09/30/2022
Juan Violantes Chairman  Boyce 09/30/2022
Scott Tucker Commissioner Gambrill 09/30/2020
Jeffrey Wood Commissioner Gambrill 09/30/2020
Richard Rubio Commissioner Gambrill 09/30/2021
Neil Fusillo Commissioner Ott 09/30/2020
Joseph Gavalis Commissioner Ott 09/30/2021
Andy Smith Commissioner Ott 09/30/2022
Rev. Brian Hodges Commissioner Cupid 09/30/2019
Joel Cope Commissioner Cupid 09/30/2019
Carol Massey, Chair Commissioner Cupid 09/30/2019
Joan Bloom Commissioner Birrell 09/30/2021
John Hightower Commissioner Birrell 09/30/2020
Carlton Stott Commissioner Birrell 09/30/2022

Contact

Suzanne Pete
770-528-3803

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