Advertising and Promotion Commission
The Advertising and Promotion Commission was created on March 1, 1977 with Ordinance 2310 pursuant to the provisions of A.C.A 26-75-605, by the City Board to administer the Advertising and Promotion Fund. The Advertising and Promotion Fund can be used for the advertisement and promotion of the City and its environs, and/or construction, reconstruction, repair, maintenance, improvement, equipping and operation of public recreation facilities. The Commission may contract with agencies and incur such administrative costs that it deems necessary to conduct its business.
One percent of all revenues generated by the local Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant (HMR) Tax shall be credited to the Advertising and Promotion Fund and made available for purposes determined by the Advertising and Promotion Commission. The funds shall be used for the promotion and encouragement of tourism and conventions, while not allowing such special revenues to be utilized for expenditures that are normally paid from general revenues of the City.
Meeting Agendas and Videos
Staggered four year terms, ending March 31st.
The Commission shall be composed of seven members:
- Four members shall be owners or managers of businesses in the tourism industry (at least 3 must be owners or managers of hotels, motels, or restaurants.
- Two members shall be members of the governing body of the city and selected by the governing body and shall serve at the will of the governing body
- One Member shall be from the public-at-large.
Vacancies on the Commission, whether resulting from expiration of a regular term or otherwise, in any of the four tourism industry positions or the at-large position shall be filled by appointment made by the remaining members of the Commission, with the approval of the governing body of the City.
A weekly meetings list is prepared by the Office of the City Clerk Treasurer which is distributed to the press and posted on the home page.
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Time: 2:00 p.m.
Date: 4th Monday, Monthly
Fayetteville Town Center
15 W Mountain Street
Fayetteville, AR 72701
City Council Representatives
- Sarah Bunch
- Mike Wiederkehr
Public At Large Representative
- Andrew Prysby
Tourism Industry Representatives
33.331 - Attendance Requirements
(A) Any citizen volunteer member of any city board, commission or committee who fails to attend at least 70% of all meetings of that committee within a twelve (12) month period of service shall be deemed to have resigned from the board, commission or committee and that person’s position shall be deemed vacant.
(B) Such citizen may petition the City Council for reinstatement by filing a letter with the City Clerk within twenty (20) days after notification that the citizen’s position has been declared vacant and explaining why extenuating circumstances justify reinstating the applicant to his or her former position.
(Ord. No. 5446, 10-4-11)