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Las Vegas TGA Part A Planning Council

  • The Planning Council  is established by the chief elected official (CEO) of each eligible metropolitan area/transitional grant area (EMA/TGA).
  • This planning council is not advisory.
  • The planning council takes the lead in conducting many of its legislated responsibilities and shares duties with the grantee in some areas. To guarantee that a broad range of ideas are heard, the planning council membership must reflect specific areas of expertise as well as disproportionately affected and historically under served populations.

Planning Council

  • 2-year term commitment
  • Voting seats are limited to no more than four consecutive years in any six year period
  • Voting members' term limit is eight years
  • Establish service category priorities and allocate funds.
  • Establish operations to make planning tasks function smoothly.
  • Develop the Comprehensive Plan as detailed by the Ryan White legislation.
  • Assess and implement the efficiency of the administrative mechanism.
  • Allocate funds to areas of greatest need within the eligible area.

Executive Committee

  • 2-year term commitment
  • Voting seats are limited to no more than four consecutive years in any six year period
  • Voting members' term limit is eight years
  • Make certain Planning Council membership reflects the population it serves.
  • Annually review the Planning Council By-laws .
  • Review the Planning Council Calendar of activities.
  • Discuss issues, concerns in the community, or developing situations for appropriateness of presentation to the Planning Council for discussion, review or action.
  • Review planning cycle time-line and make recommendations for full Planning Council meeting.
  • Oversee all Planning Council membership recruitment initiatives as well as its own Executive Committee and Co-Chair recruitment process.

Strategic Planning & Assessment

  • 2-year term commitment
  • Voting seats are limited to no more than four consecutive years in any six year period
  • Voting members' term limit is eight years
  • Monitor the TGA's priorities and resource allocations as outlined in the Comprehensive Health Services Plan.
  • Develop a Comprehensive Health Services Plan that includes blueprints for:
    • Council Operations
    • HIV/AIDS service delivery in the jurisdiction.
  • Conduct annual needs assessments survey to determine health care needs of people living with HIV/AIDS in the TGA.
  • Review Service Category Standards of Care.
  • Review HIV Care Continuum.
  • Develop directives for the Ryan White Office as outlined in Federal legislation.

This project is funded as a result of grant awards from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Health Resources and Services Administration

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