Boards and Commissions Membership

Board/Commision
Public Safety Tax Advisory Board
Authorization
Ordinance (C/S O-19-76)
Purpose
Section 2. FINDINGS The City Council finds that an ongoing review is needed to ensure that the use of the Public Safety Tax most effectively meets the needs of the City and its residents. The City Council also finds that an advisory board consisting of key City and citizen public safety stakeholders is the most appropriate vehicle to review the use of the tax, and suggest changes, if necessary, in the distribution of Public Safety Tax revenue
Composition
Section 3. MEMBERSHIP, TERMS AND APPOINTMENTS
There is hereby created a Public Safety Tax Advisory Board to review and
recommend to the Council the use and distribution of the Public Safety Tax
imposed at 4-3-8-1 et seq. ROA 1994.
A. The Board shall consist of five members as follows: One member with
experience or financial expertise in in crime prevention and intervention
appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council, one
member with experience or financial 1 expertise in law enforcement
appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the Council, one
member with experience or financial expertise in emergency medical
services appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the
Council, and two At-Large members appointed by the City Council. The
Board shall elect a chair from its members.
B. The term of office for members of the Board shall be for three years
unless the appointment is to fill a vacancy. Each member may serve a
maximum of two terms.
Section 4. DUTIES
The duties of the Board shall be as follows:
A. Review the use of the Public Safety Tax revenue for the previous fiscal
year.
B. Review the distribution of revenue among the three funded City Departments and recommend changes, if necessary, to the percentage of revenue distributed, based on community conditions.
C. Provide recommendations to the Mayor and City Council by January 1 for the proposed use of Public Safety Tax revenues for the upcoming fiscal year.”
Current Membership
RepresentingName
Term
1.
Crime Prevention/Intervention/FinanceVacant
2.
Law Enforcement/FinanceVacant
3.
EMS/FinanceVacant
4.
At-LargeVacant
5.
At-LargeVacant
Contact: Helen Maestas, (505) 505-768-3000