Created by City ordinance, section 2-471. It shall be the purpose of the tourism commission to encourage and promote tourism throughout the year and throughout the City. The commission shall undertake but not be limited to the following activities:
Recommend an overall coordinated tourism program that is related to the City’s community and economic development activities, historical resources, recreational opportunities, and natural and scenic attractions
Recommend the organization, creation, and maintenance of tourist attractions
Recommend and implement an advertising program for the City
Coordinate public and private efforts
The Commission has 7 members, each serving a 3-year term.