The City council established an advisory committee (Resolution 2023-118) to be known as the Centennial Committee to develop a vision for the City's centennial celebration for February 2026. The jurisdiction of the Committee shall be solely advisory and shall include:
Developing a vision for the City's centennial celebration, which vision may incorporate and recommend potential activities, events, decorations, promotions, themes, and other preparations for the City's centennial; and
Providing the City with input, assistance, and recommendations regarding such other matters relating to the City's centennial celebration that the City Council may assign to the Committee.
The Committee shall be comprised of five (5) voting members. The Mayor and each Councilmember shall appoint one (l) individual to the Committee. The Council may by motion or resolution appoint additional non-voting, at-large members to the Committee. Committee members shall be residents. However, non-residents, business owners, or business operators within the City may be appointed to the Committee as non-voting members.
Committee members shall be appointed for a term coinciding with the term of office of the appointing Mayor or Councilmember. Members may be reappointed.
The Committee shall meet as needed, but no less than quarterly. The Chair of the Committee may call additional meetings of the Committee. All meetings shall be open to the public, minutes shall be taken, and notice of such meetings shall be provided as required by Florida law.
During the first meeting of the Committee, the members shall elect one of their members to act as Chair and Vice-Chair.
The powers and duties of the Committee shall be solely of an advisory nature to the City Council. Accordingly, Committee members shall comply with the applicable requirements of the Code of Ethics for Public Officers and Employees as provided in Chapter 112, Florida Statutes, and any other standards of conduct set by federal, state, county, City or other applicable law.
The Committee shall exist until December 31, 2026; provided, however, that the City Council may, by an affirmative motion or resolution, dissolve or extend the term of the Committee.