The general purpose of the Downtown Advisory Board is to serve as an advisory board to the City Council subject to such limitations as may be imposed by state law or by ordinances of the city, the board shall be embodied for the following purposes:
   (A)   Advise, deliberate and make recommendations to the City Council to help facilitate the implementation of the Downtown Master Plan.
   (B)   Serve to support economic development efforts, and the marketing and promotion of downtown.
   (C)   Identify appropriate uses for downtown and identify developers/investors for downtown development.
   (D)   Recommend to City Council an overall policy for the continued development and sustainability of downtown.
   (E)   Develop financial tools for downtown development.
   (F)   Promote and facilitate the improvement of downtown infrastructure, including water, public safety, parks, parking, transportation, utilities sidewalks, sewer, and streetscape.
   (G)   Promote and facilitate a program to assist in business retention in the downtown.
   (H)   Promote and facilitate a marketing program to increase sales, visitors, and awareness of downtown.
   (I)   Provide City Council with representative community participation in preparing and implementing plans and reports concerning development of downtown.
   (J)   Promote, facilitate, and act as liaison to catalytic developments significantly affecting the downtown area.
(Ord. O-2008-09, passed 3-18-08; Am. Ord. O-2008-19, passed 4-15-08)