Band Commission

  • No. of Members: 5     
  • Length of Term: 2 years with no term limit
  • Appointed By: City Council 
  • Regular Meeting Day: Quarterly Meeting 
  • Time: TBD Meeting Location: TBD 
  • Duties/Purpose: Sec. 2-552 of the Code of Ordinances states that the Commission is responsible for the organization, discipline, membership, and duties of the members of the Municipal Band and the Leaders or Instructors thereof, and may regulate same by such rules or bylaws as they may deem it necessary to pass; provided, that no rule or bylaw or amendment of same shall be in force or effect until the same has been submitted to and approved by the City Council.  Membership is reserved for a representative of the Visitors and Convention Council of the Lamar County Chamber of Commerce, one active member of the Band, three members to be appointed at-large, and one band director who shall serve without term limits in an ex-officio capacity. Must be a resident citizen of the City of Paris.

Current MembersTerm
Lucia Bunch (At-large & band member)7/01/2019 – 6/30/2021
Betsy Mills (At-large)7/02/2020 – 6/30/2022
Byron Myrick (At-large)7/13/2020 – 6/30/2022
Cleonne Drake (At-large)                                                              7/01/2019– 6/30/2021
Becky Semple (VC&C)
Joe Watson (Band Director, ex-officio)No term limit

Council LiasonSteve Clifford