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The Community Events and Festivals Committee was established in 1988 by Resolution No. 88-128 to replace the Community Promotion Review Committee
- To advise the City Council on issues related to the promotion of the community.
- To review proposals and make recommendations to the City Council for Community Promotion Events funding.
- To review proposals for major off-season festivals and make recommendations to the City Council for funding.
- To evaluate funded major off-season festivals and community events through event attendance.
- To make an annual report and evaluation to City Council on the previous year's funding for community promotion events and major, off-season festivals.
- To develop a point system to be used as criteria in making granting recommendations to the City Council.
- To attend designated quarterly meetings and special meetings.
- To oversee coordination of events whenever possible with retail organizations, the Chamber of Commerce, and the Conference and Visitor's Bureau.
||Appointees may not hold any full-time paid office or employment in City government.
- Three representatives of the business/lodging/retail industry;
- Two representatives of the cultural arts; and
- Two representatives of the public at large (one of which shall not represent any specific group).
|Length of Term
||Four years and until successors are appointed. Staggered terms expire on December 31 of the appropriate year. No member shall serve for more than two consecutive four-year terms or an uninterrupted period of more than eight (8) years.
||The Committee meets approximately five times a year (based on the Grants review cycle) usually during the months of June and July, and generally in the afternoon. The meetings are held at various locations downtown.
|Financial Disclosure Requirement
||Members must file a Statement of Economic Interests upon appointment, annually and when leaving the advisory group.
||Sarah York Rubin, Executive Director of the Office of Arts & Culture (805) 568-3990.
||Resolution Nos. 06-086, 92-017, 89-108, and 88-128.