THE GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
LAKEWOOD SISTER CITIES COMMITTEE
1.The powers and duties of the Sister City Committee generally shall be to recommend to the City Council the policies and objectives for the overall sister cities program.
2.Develop and recommend to the City Council criteria, objectives and guidelines for the selection of sister cities.
3.Plan, develop, promote, and coordinate sister city activities, including but not limited to visits of individuals and exchanges of delegations; educational and informational exchanges and events with sister city communities, their nations and their cultures.
4.Develop a comprehensive work plan showing the activities of the Committee, showing how the activities of the Committee will further the objectives of the sister city program; and indicating how the Committee plans to fund its activities in the future.
5.Review proposals from individual associations or other institutions for joint programs and assist in effective coordination of such activities, when applicable.