- Boards and Commissions
- Keep Texarkana Beautiful
Keep Texarkana Beautiful
Keep Texarkana Beautiful (KTB) is organized for the purpose of promoting the beautification of the Texarkana community and other activities in support of these purposes.
To educate and engage our Texarkana region to take responsibility for improving our environment
Actively engage the community to participate in the general improvement of the community by planning, initiating and coordinating programs for waste reduction, environmental sustainability and beautification.
- Waste reduction
This involves the following:
- Clean – removing litter from neighborhoods, creeks, and public spaces in collaboration with the community while raising awareness about the impact of litter.
- Beautify – building vibrant sustainable communities by empowering neighbors to beautify and restore public spaces.
- Recycle – cultivating waste reduction practices within the citizenry in order to divert waste from landfills and transition to a zero-waste culture.
- Educate – leading presentations, service-learning projects, and awareness campaigns to nurture environmental consciousness.
- Recognize – honoring the most outstanding environmental efforts of individuals, schools, and organizations.
8 members composed of 5 regular members, 2 alternate members, and 1 staff liaison. Regular and alternate members are appointed by city council.
All regular and alternate members of KTB shall be residents or own and operate businesses within the City of Texarkana, Texas.
3 years and no regular member may serve more than 2 consecutive full terms.
Quarterly or as needed
Texarkana Recycling Guide 2023: Recycling Program | Texarkana, TX - Official Website
SAVE THE DATE:
Arbor Day: March 4th starting at 9:00 a.m. at Spring Lake Park
The Big Event: April 1st at Texas A&M Texarkana. To register, visit https://www.tamut.edu/campus-life/Big_Event/index.html
Don't Mess with Texas Trash-Off: April 1st
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YEAR-ROUND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES:
Adopt-a-Spot Program: Adopt-A-Spot Program | Texarkana, TX - Official Website
Adopt-a-Highway Program: Adopt-a-Highway - Don't Mess With Texas (dontmesswithtexas.org)
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