Advertising & Promotions Commission - Composed
of seven members as follows: Four owners or managers of businesses
in the tourism industry, at least three of whom are owners or managers
of hotels, motels, or restaurants, and all of whom are appointed by
the City Council for staggered terms of four years; and two are members
of and selected by the City Council; and one member from the public
at large nominated by the Mayor and approved by the City Council.
The Comission is the body that determines the use of the City Advertising
and Promotion Fund.
Civic Center Commission - Composed of five commissioners
holding office for a period of five years appointed by the Mayor and
confirmed by the majority of the City Council. The commission has full
and complete authority to build, manage, operate, maintain, and keep
in a good state of repair all buildings designated as the Forrest City
Civic Center. The commission also has authority to set rates, charges,
and fees for the use of the facilities subject to the approval of the
Delta Regional Airport Commission - Composed of eight
members appointed by the participating municipalities for six year terms,
each of whom is a resident and qualified elector of the county or municipality
represented. The commission is authorized and empowered to acquire,
equip, construct, maintain, and operate a regional airport or landing
field and facilities to best serve the region and to keep a record of
all revenues and expenditures involving its activities, its properties
and facilities and is required to submit reports to the Mayor and City
Council on a monthly basis.
Residential Housing Facilities Board - Consists of
five members who are appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City
Council. The Board is responsible for overseeing the expenditure of
funds for housing and community development and is also responsible
for developing policies for meeting community needs for affordable and
Library Board - Consists of five members appointed
by the Mayor and approved by the City Council. The Board has the exclusive
control of the expenditures of all moneys collected to the credit of
the library fund as well as supervision, care and custody of the facilities
set apart for library purposes. The Librarian is appointed by the Board.
Planning Commission - Composed of five members appointed
by the Mayor and approved by the City Council for five year terms. The
powers and duties of the commission consist of preparing a plan or plans
of the city and to adopt, administer, and implement such plans with
the authority and procedure prescribed by Act 186 of 1957.
Water and Sewer Commission - Consists of five members
- one appointed by the Mayor and four appointed by the aldermen from
each ward. The purpose of the Board is to direct, manage, control and
operate water and sewer utility within the city and in any area in which
the city may be lawfully authorized to operate outside the city limits.