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Posted on: May 20, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Request for Applications for Appointment to Nevada Local Justice Reinvestment Coordinating Council

NYE COUNTY, NEVADA

REQUEST FOR APPLICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENT TO THE NEVADA LOCAL JUSTICE REINVESTMENT COORDINATING COUNCIL

 SUMMARY OF REQUEST

Nye County is requesting applications along with letters of qualifications and/or resumes from stakeholders from the criminal justice system and mental health and treatment communities interested in serving on the newly created Nevada Local Justice Reinvestment Coordinating Council (NLJRCC). 

The Council is being formed pursuant to Assembly Bill 236 to provide input and recommendations regarding various criminal justice issues and matters that are important at the local level. The Council will advise and assist the Nevada Department of Sentencing Policy and the Sentencing Commission in developing data-driven policy recommendations concerning sentencing and corrections in Nevada intended to:

  • Strengthen responses to behavioral health needs of offenders 
  • Focus prison resources on serious and violent offenders 
  • Improve efficiency and effectiveness of community supervision 
  • Minimize barriers to successful reentry
  • Ensure sustainability of criminal justice reforms

 The term of the appointment will be two (2) years, beginning June 2021, concluding 2023. 

Download Application here (pdf)

 APPLICATION AND SELECTION TIME SCHEDULE:

  • Deadline for submittal of application: 5:00 p.m., June 8, 2021
  •  BOCC selection date:  June 15, 2021 Board of County Commissioners meeting

INSTRUCTIONS

Complete and submit the application form along with a letter of qualifications and/or a resume to:

 Nye County Administration 

  • Pahrump: 2100 E. Walt William Dr. Suite 100, Pahrump, NV 89048
  •  Tonopah: 101 Radar Road, PO Box 153, Tonopah, NV 89049
  •  Email: NyeAdmin@co.nye.nv.us 

State Letter to Nye County regarding LJRCC (pdf)

LJRCC Advertisement (pdf)

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