§ 2-102. Community assessment committee.  

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  • (a)

    There is created and established a community assessment committee which shall consist of at least eight and no more than 16 members, who shall be selected as provided in section 6.6 of the City Charter.


    Members of the committee shall serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for expenses if approved in advance by the city manager.


    Members of the committee shall include:


    No more than three members of the tourism advisory board;


    No more than three members of the city council;


    City staff representatives of Main Street Palestine and the parks department;


    A representative of the Texas State Railroad;


    One or more representatives of restaurants, hotels, real estate, large employers, and small business owners;


    A representative of a local banking institution;


    One or more representatives of attraction-centered nonprofit organizations;


    A representative of local school districts or colleges;


    A representative of churches or veterans' organizations; and


    A representative of the Palestine Chamber of Commerce.


    Members of the committee shall serve until they resign or they are removed from the position by the mayor, subject to the approval of the city council.


    The committee may elect a secretary or other officers from its membership or may request the city secretary to serve as secretary or appoint a member of the city staff to serve as secretary.


    The committee may be dissolved by the tourism advisory board upon completion of the tourism master plan.

(Ord. No. O-18-17 , § I, 5-22-2017)