The Downtown TIRZ board consists of seven board members. Five members are appointed by the City Council and Hale County may appoint two members.
The Board makes recommendations to the City Council concerning the administration, management and operation of the Zone. The Board also performs all duties imposed upon it by Chapter 311 of the Texas Tax Code and all other applicable laws. The Board has authority to establish and administer economic development programs, including the power to make loans and grants from collected tax increment, to the same extent as is authorized under Chapter 380 of the Texas Local Government Code.