Citizens Baseball Stadium Review Committee

This committee is now defunct.

A Citizens Baseball Stadium Review Committee is being created to review the payments made, track progress, monitor provider participation, and monitor operations.

Citizens are invited to apply to be a member of this committee; please read the information provided here to determine eligibility.


View the Resolution for Citizens Baseball Stadium Review Committee, July 8, 2009 (PDF).

Section 3: Membership & Appointment

The Committee shall be composed of 11 voting members, who shall be residents of the City. These members shall represent a cross-section of the City. Efforts should be made to appoint members with experience in the following fields:

  1. Institutional or commercial construction
  2. Engineering/Architecture (3) Financial Management
  3. Banking
  4. Sports Management
  5. Marketing/Promotions

There shall be at least three general members who represent the citizenry at large. The City Council shall appoint all members of the Committee upon recommendation of the Mayor.

Additional Criteria

No Committee member shall have a private, personal, or monetary interest, either direct or indirect, in connection with the Baseball Stadium, or any financial venture associated therewith. The following is a non-comprehensive list of individuals with prohibited interests:

  • Any:
    • Contractor
    • Developer
    • Employee
    • Other person associated with the Project
  • Any business:
    • Affiliate
    • Assign
    • Heir
    • Partner
    • Successor-in-interest
    • Relative thereof

The term "relative" shall include a:

  • Lineal ascendant
  • Lineal descendant
  • Sibling
  • Spouse
  • Spouse's lineal ascendant
  • Spouse's lineal descendant
  • Spouse's sibling
  • Spouse of any of these individuals

In addition, no Committee member may be employed by, transact business with, or have a fiduciary or familial relationship with any member of the City Council, the Mayor or any City officer. Committee members shall abide by the City's ethics policy. If it is determined that a Committee member has a prohibited interest or relationship, or has failed to abide by the City's ethics policy, said member shall be removed from the Committee by the City Council.

The current Chairs of the Finance and the Public Works Committees of the City Council shall be ex-officio non-voting members of the Citizens' Oversight Committee.