Advertising & Promotion Commission

Regular Meetings
  • 2:00 PM
  • Third Monday of each month
  • Fayetteville Town Center
    15 West Mountain Street

Description

The Advertising and Promotion Commission was created on March 1, 1977 with Ordinance 2310 pursuant to the provisions of A.C.A 26-75-605, by the City Board to administer the Advertising and Promotion Fund. The Advertising and Promotion Fund can be used for the advertisement and promotion of the City and its environs, and/or construction, reconstruction, repair, maintenance, improvement, equipping and operation of public recreation facilities. The Commission may contract with agencies and incur such administrative costs that it deems necessary to conduct its business.

One percent of all revenues generated by the local Hotel, Motel, and Restaurant (HMR) Tax shall be credited to the Advertising and Promotion Fund and made available for purposes determined by the Advertising and Promotion Commission. The funds shall be used for the promotion and encouragement of tourism and conventions, while not allowing such special revenues to be utilized for expenditures that are normally paid from general revenues of the City.

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Terms

Staggered four year terms, ending March 31st.

Members

The Commission shall be composed of seven members:
  • Four members shall be owners or managers of businesses in the tourism industry (at least 3 must be owners or managers of hotels, motels, or restaurants.
  • Two members shall be members of the governing body of the city and selected by the governing body and shall serve at the will of the governing body
  • One Member shall be from the public-at-large.
Appointment

Vacancies on the Commission, whether resulting from expiration of a regular term or otherwise, in any of the four tourism industry positions or the at-large position shall be filled by appointment made by the remaining members of the Commission, with the approval of the governing body of the City.

Public Notification

A weekly meetings list is prepared by the Office of the City Clerk Treasurer which is distributed to the press and posted on the home page.

More Information

Visit the Experience Fayetteville website.

33.331 - Attendance Requirements

(A) Any citizen volunteer member of any city board, commission or committee who fails to attend at least 70% of all meetings of that committee within a twelve (12) month period of service shall be deemed to have resigned from the board, commission or committee and that person’s position shall be deemed vacant.

(B) Such citizen may petition the City Council for reinstatement by filing a letter with the City Clerk within twenty (20) days after notification that the citizen’s position has been declared vacant and explaining why extenuating circumstances justify reinstating the applicant to his or her former position.

(Ord. No. 5446, 10-4-11)

Members

TOURISM INDUSTRY APPOINTEES

  • Katherine Kinney
    1823 North Glenbrook Place
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    501-680-1845
    04/01/19-03/31/23
  • Chrissy Sanderson
    1275 East Elm Street
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    479-841-0720
    04/01/17-03/31/24
  • Reese Roberts
    2940 W Velda Ct
    Fayetteville, AR 72704
    501-944-7833
    04/01/20-03/31/22
  • Todd Martin
    326 North Limestone Drive
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    479-435-6035
    06/01/17-03/31/21
 

PUBLIC AT LARGE APPOINTEE

  • Robert K. Rhoads
    2791 Shadybrook Cove
    Fayetteville, AR 72703
    479-236-1414
    07/07/15-03/31/21
CITY OF FAYETTEVILLE APPOINTEES

  • Sarah Bunch
    113 West Mountain
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    479-601-1396
    01/03/19-Indef.
  • Matthew Petty
    113 West Mountain
    Fayetteville, AR 72701
    479-595-8703
    01/03/13-Indef.