The Council of Commissions consists of one member from each city commission interested in participating. The representative is appointed annually to the Council of Commissions by each individual commission. The Council of Commissions is required to meet at least four times each year, and shall designate the time and place thereof.
The purpose and function of the Council of Commissions is to unite the city commissions into a representative council with the concept of sharing ideas, concerns, plans for improvement, and enrichment of the community. By promoting and encouraging public interest in its endeavors, the Council intends to strengthen the purpose and function of the individual city commissions.
The powers and duties of the Council of Commissions shall be as follows:
- To act as an advisory commission to the Mayor, City Council, and the individual city commissions;
- To consider, study, and recommend ideas or plans to enhance the purpose and function of each individual city commission;
- To facilitate communications between each individual city commission in order to effectively and efficiently advance each commission's interest and to promote the best interests of the public.