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CITY COUNCIL AGENDA ITEM NO. 3

Meeting Date: March 27, 2007

Subject/Title: Approve the new tagline created by the Brentwood Advisory Neighborhood Committee (BANC).

Submitted by: Brandon Richey, Council Member (Council Representative to BANC)


RECOMMENDATION
Approve the new tagline created by the Brentwood Advisory Neighborhood Committee (BANC).

PREVIOUS ACTION
On June 27, 2006, the City Council approved a resolution to adopt the amended Mission Statement, Membership Requirements and the 2006/2007 Goals for the Brentwood Advisory Neighborhood Committee.

BACKGROUND
BANC is an official advisory committee of the City of Brentwood that is made up of residents from the city’s neighborhoods. The committee desires to promote its mission statement and goals by adding a tagline after the committee title to further emphasizes its mission. The Brentwood Advisory Neighborhood Committee recommends the following statement as its new tagline, “Bringing All Neighborhoods Closer”.

FISCAL IMPACT
There is no fiscal impact as the tag line, if approved, will be added only to new letters, documents and banners as they need to be replaced or supplies replenished.

Attachments:
BANC Mission Statement /Membership Requirements/Goals

BRENTWOOD ADVISORY NEIGHBORHOOD COMMITTEE

MISSION STATEMENT / MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS / GOALS


Mission Statement:

• Provide a voice for all neighborhoods to establish and maintain open communication with City leaders.
• Help draw citizens of Brentwood together as a united community.

Membership Requirements:

• Term: 3 years as approved by City Council upon a recommendation of the BANC committee. All terms will respectfully end on the 31st of December of the appropriate year.
• Meeting Requirements: Maximum of two unexcused absences per calendar year are allowed. If a member has more than two unexcused absences during any calendar year, the member is then dropped from committee.
• Neighborhoods: One representative from each recognized neighborhood.
• Quadrants: The City is divided into four quadrants, and there will be no more than six members per quadrant at any given time on the BANC committee.
• Applicants: It is recommended that applicants attend a BANC meeting prior to filling out and application and being considered for appointment.

Goals:

Provide a recognition program for our community
• April – September: “Home of the Month”
• October: “Halloween Decorating Contest”
• December: “Home of the Season Lighting Contest”
Heighten community awareness of Advisory Committee through the following activities
• Participate in City parades
• Participate in new park grand openings
• Booth in CornFest “Information Alley”
• Participate in “Hometown Halloween” event
• Interactive City web site
• Decorate City holiday tree
• Participate in holiday tree lighting ceremony
• Local newspaper articles
• Formation/representatives on the City’s Citizens Emergency Response Team (CERT)
Improve City appearance through volunteer work
• Creekside Cleanup
• Tree Planting
• Neighborhood Beautification
 

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