City Board, Committee & Commission Vacancies
The City Secretary’s Office is currently seeking biographical information forms for the following boards:
Airport Board – One (1) vacancy with term to 4-4-17. The Airport Board advises the City Council concerning matters relating to the aviation interests of the City of Corpus Christi and the operation of the Corpus Christi International Airport facilities for the promotion of those interests.
Community Youth Development (78415) Program Steering Committee – Nine (9) vacancies with terms to 8-31-16 and 8-31-17 representing the following categories: 5 – Residents of the 78415 Zip Code and 4 – At Large. The committee advises the City Council on a periodic basis of the progress regarding the Community Youth Development Program.
Corpus Christi Community Improvement Corporation/Loan Review Committee – Eight (8) vacancies with terms to 5-7-17 and 5-7-18 representing the following categories: 3 – Community at Large, 1 – Financial Institution, 1 – Real Estate Agency, 1 – Engineer, 1 – Architect/Homebuilder and 1 – Legal Profession. The committee reviews and approves loan applications submitted through the various loan programs.
Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau – One (1) vacancy with term to 10-1-16. The Corpus Christi Convention & Visitors Bureau solicits various organizations and associations to conduct meetings/conventions/tradeshows within Corpus Christi year-round; to promote the City as a year-round destination; to design and implement an advertising campaign with state, national and international coverage to feature the Corpus Christi area as an attractive region in which to vacation or have conventions or group meetings; to provide support services to conventions in Corpus Christi; to operate visitor information centers; to provide information and advice to businesses interested in tourism and convention-related business in the Corpus Christi area; and to advise the City on projected growth of tourism and convention-related businesses to assist City planning efforts.
Landmark Commission – Four (4) vacancies with terms to 11-20-18 representing the following categories: 1 – Historian, 1 –, Person Knowledgeable in Title Search and/or Property Surveyor 1 – Licensed Real Estate Salesperson and 1 – Regular Member. The Landmark Commission promotes the use of historical and cultural landmarks for the culture, prosperity, education, and general welfare of the people of the City and visitors to the City.
Leadership Committee for Senior Services – Three (3) vacancies with terms to 2-1-16 and 2-1-17 representing the following category: 2 – Community Representatives and 1 – Direct Service Agency Representatives. The committee assists the Senior Community Services (SCS) division staff in the development of comprehensive senior citizens program plans; advises the SCS division staff of the needs for services according to locally conceived priorities; reviews and evaluates SCS operations; increases recognition of volunteers and public awareness of the division by coordinating and planning special events; and coordinates and plans fund raising activities to benefit SCS division goals.
Library Board – Seven (7) vacancies with terms to 11-5-16 and 11-5-17. The board advises the City Council and investigates and recommends to the Council matters relating to library services.
Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee – One (1) vacancy with term to 8-23-17. The committee provides advice on City parks and buildings therein, public outdoor recreation areas and centers and other grounds under its purview by the City Manager.
Retired and Senior Volunteer Program Advisory Committee – One (1) vacancy with term to 6-16-16 representing the following category: 1 - Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) Volunteer Workstation Representative (executive, director or similar leadership position at a non-profit agency that operates a RSVP Volunteer Station). The committee advises the City Council, City Manager and Parks Department Staff regarding the RSVP including but not limited to recruitment strategies; providing support in recruitment of volunteers and volunteer stations; serves as community advocates and liaisons; assists in development of non-federal resources to include fundraising and other duties related to the RSVP.
Watershore and Beach Advisory Committee – Six (6) vacancies with terms to 12-11-16 and 12-11-17 representing the following categories: 1 – environmentalist, 1 – engineer, 1 - member of the Corpus Christi Convention & Visitors Bureau, 2 at-large and 1 - owner or representative of a hotel or condominium located on North Padre Island or Mustang Island The committee advises and makes recommendations regarding use or preservation of the following areas within the city limits: the waterfront, the beaches, and the natural bodies of water including but not limited to Gulf of Mexico, bays, rivers, and creeks, excluding the Marina area as defined by Section 2-264.