Salado BOA adopts policy on advisory boards
The Village of Salado is seeking local citizens to serve on a variety of committees, after aldermen adopted a policy defining the roles, composition and longevity of those committees and advisory boards.
Among the committees and advisory boards are these:
Ordinance: five member standing committee, two-year terms; reviews and makes recommendations on past, present and future ordinances and governance policies.
ETJ/Annexation: five member standing committee, two-year term; advises and provides research for bringing property into the Village.
Street Improvement: seven member standing committee, two-year terms; examine, consider and recommend changes to Street Maintenance Plan, Draining Plan.
Wastewater: five member standing committee, two-year term; make recommendations to BOA regarding wastewater ordinance, adoption, fees, etc.
Environmental: Five member standing committee, two-year terms; inform and advise BOA on preserving and improving environmental quality, including air quality, hazardous waste, Salado Salamander issues, Salado creek, other natural resources.
Economic Development; Sanctuary: two aldermen ad hoc committee charged with advising and negotiating on behalf of the Board of Aldermen relating to incentives and development standards and associated agreements, including the Public Improvement District agreement, with the Sanctuary Development.
Economic Development; Business Growth and Development: Committee referenced by R-2015-119 Economic Development Incentive; 11-member Standing Committee, two-year terms; serves as the marketing, recruitment, evaluation, negotiation, and recommendation arm for prospective Target Businesses.
Main Street: Five member standing committee; two-year terms; Subcommittee is 11 member, ad hoc committee, two-year service. Purpose is to create an attractive, coordinated and quality image of Main Street by capitalizing on and enriching its unique assets and heritage. Subcommittee – Ad Hoc: The Main Street Subcommittee’s purpose is to study and make recommendations to the Main Street Committee for landscape, streetscape, trails, bike lanes, and street profiles for Main Street that will ultimately be submitted to TXDOT for approval and funding.
Trails and Parks: seven member standing committe; two-year terms; fosters the implementation of recommendations within the Hike and Bike Trail Master Plan.
Naming/Renaming Board: five member, standing advisory board; two-year terms; research and review the requests for naming/renaming village facilities, public lands, sites and public streets.
Public Safety/Emergency Management: seven-member standing committe; two-year terms; examine, consider, and recommend any changes, additions, or deletions to the General Orders, Standard Operating Procedures and public safety related ordinances; reviews and makes recommendations regarding the Public Safety Long Range Plan.
Deer Advisory Board: five member ad hoc committee; examine, consider, and recommend a plan and any associated tracking system to assist with managing the deer population within the Village City Limits.\