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Charter Review Commission

The Charter Review Commission (CRC) is an ad hoc Commission created by the City Council. The eleven (11) member commission was appointed on October 6, 2014.  The City Council also issued the Charter Commission Charge.


Robert Dubey, Chair
Ron Taylor, Vice Chair
Gerald Bright
Marta Gomez-Frey
Helene Lee
Jason Lemons
William McCalpin
John Murphy
Kimberly Quirk
Nancy Wilson
Erica Claire Yaeger


The CRC will begin meeting in October 2014. The CRC will review the City Charter and submit a final report as charged by the City Council. The Commission is expected to meet once or twice a month for a period of 6-9 months. (October 2014 – May 2015) Specific dates and times are to be determined.


 July 27, 2015 City Council Meeting    Council Review Documents 
July 20, 2015  City Council Meeting    Council Review Documents
June 1, 2015  Joint Meeting with City Council   CC/CRC Packet

Final Summary


May 13, 2015 Charter Commission Meeting  CRC Packet Minutes 
April 8, 2015  Charter Commission Meeting   CRC Packet Minutes
March 18, 2015  Charter Commission Meeting   CRC Packet Minutes
March 4, 2015 Charter Commission Meeting  CRC Packet Minutes
March 4, 2015  Public Hearing Notice    
February 11, 2015 Charter Commission Meeting   CRC Packet Minutes
February 4, 2015  Charter Commission Meeting  CRC Packet Minutes
January 14, 2015  Charter Commission Meeting  CRC Packet Minutes 
December 17, 2014 Charter Commission Meeting  CRC Packet Minutes
November 12, 2014  Charter Commission Meeting   CRC Packet Minutes
November 5, 2014  Charter Commission Meeting   CRC Packet Minutes
November 5, 2014 Public Hearing Notice  
October 15, 2014 Charter Commission Meeting   Minutes

This schedule is subject to change.  All meeting notices will be posted 72 hours prior to the meeting in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act, Government Code, Chapter 551.






Oct 6, 2014

Council Meeting

CRC Charge/Appointment Action/Oaths

Oct 15, 2014

1st CRC Mtg. – Orientation

Orientation/ Process & Procedures/Review Charge/Set Public Hearing

Nov 5, 2014

CRC Public Hearing

2nd CRC Mtg. – Articles 1-2, 20-21

PH - Receive Public Input

Mtg - Incorporation & Territory, Powers of the City, Prohibitions, General Provisions

Nov 12, 2014

3rd  CRC Mtg. – Articles 9-10

Boards & Commissions, Civil Service

Dec 17, 2014

4th CRC Mtg. – Articles 5, 14

Recall, Initiative and Referendum

Jan 14, 2015

5th CRC Mtg. – Articles 6-8

City Manager, City Atty/Court, Administrative Department

Feb 4, 2015

6th CRC Mtg. – Articles 3-4

City Council, Nomination, Election of City Council

Feb 11, 2015

7th CRC Mtg. – Articles 11,16,19

Budget, Taxes, Bonds

      Mar 4, 2015

CRC 2nd Public Hearing
8th CRC Mtg. – Articles 12, 13, 15

Franchises, Ordinances, Publications

Mar 18, 2015

9th CRC Mtg. – Articles 17, 18, 22

Street Improvements, Condemnation, Effective Dates/Adoption

Apr 8, 2015

10th CRC Mtg. –  Review of Changes

Review Approved Changes

May 13, 2015

11th CRC Mtg. –  Wrap Up

Final Review/Approval of CRC

Jun 1, 2015

Joint Work Session CRC/Council

CRC Final Report

Jun 8, 2015

Council Work Session & Meeting

Work Session 

Jun 22, 2015

Council Work Session

Council Review

Jul –Aug 2015

City Attorney Review

Draft and Prepare Ballot Language

Aug 3, 2015

Council Meeting

City Atty Review Proposed Ballot Language

Aug 10, 2015

Council Meeting

Call Election

Aug 24, 2015

Council Meeting

Deadline to Order Election

Nov 3, 2015


Last updated: 7/28/2015 12:49:22 PM