March 25, 2022
Mayor Seeking Applicants for Appointment to Opioid Abatement Funding Advisory Board
Mayor Grover Robinson is seeking residents interested in volunteering to be considered for an appointment to the Opioid Abatement Funding Advisory Board.
Residents interested in being considered for the Mayoral appointment to the board should fill out on an application on the City of Pensacola's website
by close of business Monday, April 4.The appointee must be a resident of the City of Pensacola to serve on the board. The Mayor's appointee will serve a term of two years, expiring on May 1, 2024.
Members of the Opioid Abatement Funding Advisory Board membership should have experience in one or more of the following areas, or other relevant experience:
- Law enforcement
- Fire rescue
- Substance abuse treatment
The board will consist of five members:
- One member appointed by the Escambia County Board of County Commissioners;
- One member appointed by the Escambia County Administrator;
- One member appointed by the Pensacola City Council;
- One member appointed by the Mayor of Pensacola;
- One member appointed by the Opioid Task Force.
The duties of the Opioid Abatement Funding Advisory Board will include reviewing and making recommendations on Escambia County’s abatement plan and funding considerations consistent with the abatement plan and State Memorandum of Understanding.
For more information about the Opioid Abatement Funding Advisory Board, click here.