The Advisory Board Shall:

 (a)   Actively participate in the formulation of the Community Corrections Plan and Applications for Financial Aid required by State law;

 (b)  Observe the operation of Community Corrections of DeKalb County;

 (c)   Make an annual report to the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners containing an evaluation of the effectiveness of the programs receiving financial aid and recommendations as to improvements, modifications, or discontinuance of these programs.

 (d)  Make recommendations to program receiving financial aid concerning compliance with standards adopted by the Department of Corrections;

 (e)   Recommend to the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners the approval or disapproval of contacts with units of local government or non-governmental agencies who desire to participate in the Community Corrections plan;

 (f)   Appoint a program Executive Director subject to the approval of the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners;

 (g)  Employ staff necessary to carry out the Community Corrections program; and

 (h)  Make recommendations to the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners regarding the acquisition and disposition of property and office space to be used in furtherance of instituted programs.