Serve Corpus Christi – Make a Difference: Applicants Sought for New Type B Corportation

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – On November 8, 2016, Corpus Christi voters approved Proposition No. 1, adopting a Type B sales tax to replace the portion of the Type A sales tax that expires in 2018.

The City is in the process of establishing the Corpus Christi B Corporation (“Corporation”) to administer the proceeds of this Type B sales tax, to be used to fund:  economic development, affordable housing and street repair projects.

The City Secretary’s Office is currently accepting applications for two of the seven members of the Corporation’s Board of Directors, who will be appointed by the City Council.  A Director must be at least 18 years of age, and a resident and registered voter of the City. 

For more information and to apply, visit the City of Corpus Christi’s website at; hover over GOVERNMENT; and select Boards and Commissions.  For additional assistance, contact Tamera Franklin at (361) 826-3893 or via e-mail at

Applications are due by September 12.  The City Council expects to consider the appointments on September 19.

 (Note:  All individuals considered for appointment by the City Council to a board, commission or committee must have an application on file in the Office of the City Secretary not later than 5:00 p.m. on the seventh calendar day before the date appointments are considered by City Council.)