City Has Vacancies on Boards and Commissions

Application deadline is Friday, May 4 

Who:               City of Arlington

What:              Accepting applications for Boards and Commissions

When:             Now through Friday, May 4 at 5 p.m.

Where:            Office of the Mayor and Council, 101 W. Abram St. or webapps.arlingtontx.gov/tmp/boards

Why:               To fill vacancies on 16 boards and commissions

About City Boards and Commissions

Members of boards and commissions assist the Mayor and City Council, and make recommendations on general policy matters impacting the city. Most boards and commissions function in advisory capacities and some have final decision-making authority. Some may require specialized training and licenses.

The following boards/commissions have vacancies:

  • Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors
  • Building Code Board of Appeals
  • Citizens Environmental Committee
  • Electrical Code Board of Appeals
  • Emergency Physician’s Advisory Board
  • Ethics Review Commission
  • Housing Authority
  • Landmark Preservation Commission
  • Library Board (Youth Member –  Must be a high school senior in fall 2011)
  • License and Amortization Appeal Board
  • Mechanical and Plumbing Code Board of Appeals
  • Park and Recreation Board (Youth Member-Must be a high school senior in fall 2011)
  • Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Special Transportation Advisory Board
  • Teen Court Advisory Board (Youth Member-Must be a high school junior in fall 2011)
  • Zoning Board of Adjustment

Interested applicants can apply online at www.Arlingtontx.gov/boards or visit the Office of the Mayor and Council on the third floor of City Hall at 101 W. Abram St.  Members are appointed by the Mayor and City Council to serve a two-year term. Residents can learn more at webapps.arlingtontx.gov/tmp/boards or call 817-459-6122.