Shelby County TN Lead Prevention & Sustainability Commission
The Shelby County Lead Prevention and Sustainability Commission (LPC) is a local citizen organization established pursuant to Tenn. Code Ann. §49-2-133, where local boards of education are required to develop a policy to implement a program to reduce the potential sources of lead contamination in drinking water in public schools constructed on or before January 1, 1998. The LPC was developed by Mayor Lee Harris and unanimously confirmed by the Shelby County Board of Commissioners to create community solutions to eradicate lead exposure. The LPC Board Membership is comprised of up to nine (9) members who must be appointed by the Shelby County Mayor and confirmed by the Shelby County Board of Commissioners. Shelby County Ordinance 343 sets Term Limits and provides that an individual appointee may serve two consecutive terms or ten consecutive years whichever is longer. This Ordinance applies to the appointment of members to Shelby County Boards, Authorities, Commissions; and County appointees to Joint City/County entities.