Responsible for monitoring activities of local City Council's, Planning Commission's, and other governmental entities which could impact real estate and private property rights, and keep membership informed of the Association’s position on same. Establish rapport with council members, state and federal legislators and work with Homeowner Associations. Responsible for making policy recommendations to the Board of Directors. Inform and educate membership on legislative issues before they are called upon to vote, or lobby legislators. Responsible for encouraging participation in political activities, including contributing to LARPAC. Members of the Govt.Relations Committee who are members of LARPAC, also serve as members of the GBRAR Political Advocacy Team. (PAT)/ Participation is limited to REALTOR® Members Only.