History

The Laurens County Mental Retardation Board was established by Legislative Act #700 in 1973. Ordinance #571 in 2003 amended ordinances to reorganize terms. The Board is now known as the Laurens County Disability and Special Needs Board.

Purpose

The purpose of the Board is to develop, coordinate and operate community-based programs for the mentally challenged or related disabilities within the County.

Number

The Board consists of no less than seven (7) and no more than eleven (11).  Rightfully appointed eight (8) members.

Term

The Board is appointed by County Council, one (1) from each Council Member’s district for a four (4) year term.  The term of the appointment corresponds with the term of the Council member.  Board members may succeed themselves.  The appointee shall be a registered elector residing in Laurens County. The appointee may be from the district of the Council Member making the appointment or from any other area of the County, at the sole discretion of the Council Member making the appointment. In the event a vacancy occurs, the Council Member for whom the appointee serves shall fill such vacancy for the unexpired term of the appointee.

Members

AppointeeExpiration DateCouncil District
Peter Littlefield31-Dec-22#1 - Younts
Vacant31-Dec-24#2 - Rankin
Brenda Ligon31-Dec-24#3 - Vacant
Joyce Rambo31-Dec-22#4 - Patterson
Maureen Tiller31-Dec-22#5 - Carroll
Betty Beasley31-Dec-24#6 - Anderson
Vacant31-Dec-24#7 - Tribble
VacantAt Large
VacantAt Large

Current Year Meeting Minutes

2021 Meeting Minutes

Minutes – May 10, 2021

Minutes – April 12, 2021

Minutes – March 8, 2021

Minutes – February 8, 2021

Minutes – January 11, 2021

2020 Meeting Minutes

Minutes – November 9, 2020

Minutes – October 12, 2020

Minutes – September 14, 2020

Minutes – July 13, 2020

Minutes – June 8, 2020

Minutes – May 11, 2020

Minutes – March 16, 2020

Minutes – February 11, 2020

Minutes – January 14, 2020

2019 Meeting Minutes

Minutes – December 9, 2019

Minutes – November 11, 2019

Minutes – October 14, 2019

Minutes – September 9, 2019

Minutes – August 12, 2019

Minutes – June 10, 2019

Minutes – May 13, 2019

Minutes – April 8, 2019

Minutes – March 18, 2019

Minutes – February 12, 2019

Minutes – January 14, 2019

2018 Meeting Minutes

Document Archives

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