Venice, Florida 1/16/24

Want to get involved in the community, but aren’t exactly sure how? Volunteering on a City of Venice advisory board is an excellent way to get started.

There are two seat terms expiring soon on the Citizen Tax Oversight Committee. This board meets at least annually and otherwise as needed in Council Chambers to conduct an annual review of the expenditures made by the City from the sales tax proceeds to ensure that expenditures have been made in accordance with infrastructure project lists and any changes thereto. The board meets as needed to review any changes made by the City to the infrastructure projects or to the allocation of sales tax proceeds for the sole purpose of ensuring that all procedural requirements have been followed. Members shall be residents of the City of Venice. No member may be a full-time employee of the City or private individuals or employees of private firms under contract with the City.


More information on this board and requirements, including an application, can be found online HERE. Application deadline is Monday, Jan. 29, 2024. You can also contact Recording Secretary Amanda Hawkins-Brown in the City Clerk’s Office at or 941-882-7391. If you are selected to serve on a board, you will be required to comply with state public records and sunshine laws.