Historical Highlights of the Advisory Council

   


1986 First Advisory Council:
  • Established by Executive Order A 248 86 on December 24, 1986 by Governor Richard D. Lamm.
  • Executive Order B 008 86 established the composition and duties of the council, signed on December 20, 19986 by Governor Lamm.
  • Developed the present criteria for use in allocating community corrections funds 1987.
  • Established first set of By-Laws for the Council on May 1, 1987.
  • Established first Colorado Community Corrections Residential Standards in 1988.


1989 Second Advisory Council:

  • Appointed by Executive Order A 021 89 on February 2, 1989 by Governor Roy Romer.
  • Executive Order B 036 89 addressed Council duties, signed on January 25, 198 9 by Governor Romer.
  • The Advisory Council completed the Five Year Plan for Community Corrections in April 1990.


1991 Third Advisory Council:

  • Appointed by Executive Order A 218 91 on November 7, 19991 By Governor Roy Romer.
  • Executive Order B 030 91 addressed Council duties, signed November 1, 1991 by Governor Romer
  • Colorado Community Corrections Non- Residential Standards were established on July 1, 1991.
  • Council By-Laws were revised in April 1992.
  • Colorado Community Corrections Residential Standards were revised in May 1992.
  • The Colorado Community Corrections “Five Year Plan” was updated in November 1993.


1995 Fourth Advisory Council:

  • Appointed by Executive Order A 308-95 on December 2, 19995 by Governor Roy Romer.
  • Executive Order B 016 95 addressed duties of the Council and superseded Executive Orders B 036 89 and B 030 91 in its entirety.
  • The report on “Recommendations for the Allocation and Use of Community Corrections Beds” was completed on June 10, 1996.
  • The Advisory Council assisted DCJ in the establishment of the present ‘Five Year Community Corrections Contract” beginning in FY 1999-2000.


2000 Fifth Advisory Council:

  • Appointed by Executive Order A 14 00 on January 7, 2000 by Governor Bill Owens.
  • Revised the Colorado Community Corrections Standards for Residential and Non Residential programs
  • Developed the Auditing Guidelines Document – a technical assistance tool for programs
  • Created the Governor’s Community Corrections Advisory Council Award - a process to recognize individuals in community corrections for outstanding service to the field.
Council Staff Person: Wendy Bacchi
 Colorado Division of Criminal Justice