A board may establish one or more advisory committees to make recommendations to the board or the general manager on the operation of the authority. A committee has the purposes, powers, and duties, including the manner of reporting its work, prescribed by the board. A committee and each committee member serves at the will of the board.
The board shall appoint persons to the advisory committee who:
are selected from a list provided by the general manager; and
have knowledge about and interests in, and represent a broad range of viewpoints about, the work of the committee.
A member of an advisory committee may not be compensated by the authority for committee service but is entitled to reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of committee service.
This section does not apply to an authority in which the principal municipality has a population of 850,000 or more but not more than 1.9 million.Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 165, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.Amended by:Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1163 (H.B. 2702), Sec. 149, eff. September 1, 2011.