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Half Cent Sales Tax Corporation

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The Tyler Half Cent Sales Tax Board is composed of six (6) 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.

Board Members

  • Mark Whatley - Chair, 2013 - 2020
  1. Trey Graham  - 2020-2021
  2. Darryl Bowdre, 2018-2020
  3. John Walton, 2019-2021
  4. Nicanor (Nick) Pesina Jr., 2017-2020
  5. Aubrey Sharpe, 2017-2021
  6. John Nix, 2019-2020
  • Staff Liaison:Lisa Crossman