Section 26-84 Same--Purpose; duties generally.


    (a) The board shall be advisors to the city council, city manager and department director on the use of the funds created by the hotel and motel tax herein provided for and on the promotions and activities of the convention and visitors department.

    (b) The board's advisory role shall be limited to advising the city council and staff; no administrative direction shall be made to the director or any staff member of the convention and visitors department. Any board member interfering with the administration of the department shall forfeit his post upon the affirmative vote of the city council.

    (c) The board shall annually report to the city council on the:

    (1)    Annual budget of the convention and visitors department.

    (2)    Such projects and promotions as the city council or staff shall refer to the board for review.

    (3)    Such other duties as the city council may assign.

    (d)    The board shall develop and submit to the city council a proposed plan for use of the tax funds that are designated for tourist attractions and events.  As part of the annual budget process, the board shall solicit proposals for the use of these tax funds and, after a public review process, make recommendations to the city council on the use of the funds.

(Code 1964, § 11.1442; Ord. No. 16297; § 1; 12/20/99)


(16297, Amended, 12/20/1999, Prior Text)