Sister County Commission Responsibilities


The local Committee should have a clear understanding of responsibilities of Sister County Commissions, which would include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. Implement cultural, educational, technological, and economic exchange programs that are consistent with the goals and objectives of the County of Santa Clara Sister County program.
  2. Raise the necessary funds, beyond any County funds, to support Sister County/programs and activities, including expenses related to visiting delegations and dignitaries.
  3. Elect officers to ensure the smooth conduct of business.
  4. Meet the qualifications of outlined in the bylaws and the enabling ordinance, including attendance requirements.
  5. Coordinate with the Sister County from abroad to secure and provide to the County of Santa Clara, a large artifact or indigenous art for public display representative of the Sister County.

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