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Town and Gown Advisory Committee
The Town and Gown Advisory Committee was created by Ordinance 5511 on July 3, 2012. On February 5, 2013 Ordinance 5564 was passed to amend the structure of the City and University appointments. This Committee shall be a forum for collaboration between the City of Fayetteville and the University of Arkansas on mutually relevant issues including, but not limited to, campus expansions, the need for student housing both on and off campus, and parking and noise in the areas adjacent to or nearby the campus. The Committee is empowered only to advise and make recommendations on a periodic basis to both the City Council and the University of Arkansas on such issues, and to adopt rules for the conduct of its own business.
Lindsley Smith, City of Fayetteville Communications Director 575-8328
Members appointed by the City Council shall serve a two year term. Members appointed by the Mayor, with the exception of the City Council member appointed by the Mayor, shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor. Members appointed from the University of Arkansas shall serve for such period as to be determined by the University.
The committee is comprised of twenty-one voting members as follows:
- One City Council member appointed by the Mayor;
- One resident of Ward 1 appointed by the City Council;
- One resident of Ward 2 appointed by the City Council;
- One resident of Ward 3 appointed by the City Council;
- One resident of Ward 4 appointed by the City Council;
- One member shall be a business owner in the City or a representative of the City development community appointed by the City Council;
- One member shall be a University of Arkansas student living in the City appointed by the City Council;
- Seven members shall be City staff appointed by the Mayor; and
- Seven members shall be representatives from the University of Arkansas, to be selected by the Chancellor or the Chancellor's designee.
City of Fayetteville vacancies are filled by appointment from the governing body of the City.
A weekly meetings list is prepared by the City Clerk office which is distributed to the press and posted on the City's web site: www.fayetteville-ar.gov
The Committee meets the third Monday every other month at 3:00 p.m. at the AT&T Conference Room, Genesis Technology Incubator, 700 Research Center Blvd., Fayetteville, AR 72701.
City of Fayetteville Appointees
|Alderman||Mark Kinion||113 West Mountain, Fayetteville, AR 72701||(479) 442-7868||10/10/2012 thru Indefinitely|
|Ward 1 Resident||Phil Jones||1375 S. River Meadows Dr., Fayetteville, AR 72701||(479) 531-7896||10/01/2013 thru 09/30/2015|
|Ward 2 Resident||Matthew Ramsey||MRRamsey1@gmail.com||(501) 654-4447||01/01/2015 thru 09/30/2016|
|Ward 3 Resident||Tommy Deweese||2253 Golden Oaks, Fayetteville, AR 72703||(479) 521-5456||10/01/2012 thru 09/30/15|
|Chair/Ward 4 Resident||Ryan Miller||2879 N. Bluegrass Pl., Fayetteville, AR 72704||(479) 857-0116||10/01/2012 thru 09/30/2016|
|Business Owner/City Development Community||Steve Clark||123 West Mountain, Fayetteville, AR 72701||(479) 521-4725||10/01/2012 thru 09/30/2016|
|University of Arkansas Student||Victoria Whitfield||2822 North Old Wire Road, Fayetteville, AR 72703||(479) 445-9220||04/01/2014 thru 09/30/2015|
|City Staff Representative||Casey Jonesemail@example.com||(479) 575-8377|
|City Staff Representative||David Dayringerfirstname.lastname@example.org||(479) 575-8365|
|City Staff Representative||Don Marremail@example.com||(479) 575-8330|
|City Staff Representative||Jeremy Patefirstname.lastname@example.org||(479) 444-3443|
|City Staff Representative||Terry Gulleyemail@example.com||(479) 575-8228|
|City Staff Representative||Tim Nyanderfirstname.lastname@example.org||(479) 575-8386|
|City Staff Representative||Yolanda Fieldsemail@example.com||(479) 575-8290|
|University of Arkansas Representative||Daniel McFarlandfirstname.lastname@example.org||(318) 773-5554|
|Co-Chair/University of Arkansas Representative||Danny Pughemail@example.com||(479) 575-5007|
|University of Arkansas Representative||Gary Smithfirstname.lastname@example.org||(479) 575-3304|
|University of Arkansas Representative||Matt Tranthamemail@example.com||(479) 935-6044|
|University of Arkansas Representative||Melissa Harwood-Romfirstname.lastname@example.org||(479) 575-5004|
|University of Arkansas Representative||Mike Johnsonemail@example.com||(479) 575-6601|
|University of Arkansas Representative||Randy Massanellifirstname.lastname@example.org||(479) 575-7964|