The Commission consists of nine (9) members, appointed by the Mayor with the advice and consent of the City Council. Commission members are from among local civic, educational, commercial, eleemosynary and philanthropic organizations, to the extent that such persons are available in the community, and may include other persons who have demonstrated special interest, knowledge or experience, in planning, public relations, marketing, history, neighborhood preservation or related disciplines. The members shall reside within the City of DeKalb.
Duties and Responsibilities
The commission shall have 4 categories of duties and powers:
Developing a strategic long-range plan which will identify problem areas in the City’s image and reputation, developing and recommending potential solutions to those problem areas and participating in the implementation of such solutions
Coordinating of the biannual National Citizen’s Survey program, reviewing of the survey’s results, developing responsive solutions and implementing such solutions
Dealing with the public relations and marketing issues that arise in the course of furthering a positive and welcoming image of the City
Overseeing and reviewing various programs to beautify and improve the appearance of the City of DeKalb.