City Cemetery Committee

Purpose


The Cemetery Committee is appointed by the City Council and its purpose is to advise the City Council regarding policies relating to the city-owned and operated cemetery.

Duties


  • Recommend to the council policy and/or restrictions for the cemetery, consistent with the ordinances of the city and the statutes of the State of Texas.
  • Review and recommend the capital improvement budget for the city cemetery.
  • Study the need of the cemetery, confer with the city administrator and advise him with respect to the development and use of the city’s cemetery.

Time Commitments


Members must attend regularly scheduled meetings approximately 1-1.5hours in duration. Additional time may be required for outside meetings to visit sites and to read relevant reports and documentation.

Members


This board is comprised of 5 positions, appointed the City Council, with at least 1 member from funeral home responsible for open and closing graves, and the city secretary, or designee, as another member of this committee.

One City Council member and the city manager serve as ex officio members. A minimum of 3 members must be residents of the City of Lindale.

Term


Terms last 3 years. Positions 2 and 4 shall be reappointed at the same time. Then positions 1, 3 and 4 shall be reappointed at the same time.