1/2 Cent Sales Tax Corporation Board

The Tyler Half Cent Sales Tax Board is composed of six members, one from each of the City's six Council Districts recommended by that Councilmember and one at-large member recommended by the Mayor.

Created pursuant to state law and citizen's vote, they annually recommend to Council and then implement an "Annual Work Plan" to finance improvements aiding economic development and funded with a one-half cent sales tax.

The Half Cent Sales Tax Board meets the second Tuesday of each month, usually in the Tyler Development Center Large Conference room @ 423 W. Ferguson St. Tyler, Tx 75702


Board Members
Place Name Term
1 Mark Whatley (Chair) 2013 - 2018
2 Jeff Buie 2017 - 2017
3 Sidney Eloyce Green 2012 - 2018
4 Ralph Caraway-V. President 2013 - 2017
5 Nicanor (Nick) Pesina Jr.             2017 - 2018
6 Brian Brandt 2013 - 2017
7 Jason Trimble 2013 - 2018
Staff Liaison: Carter P. Delleney, P.E.
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