Volunteers Needed to Serve on Arlington Boards, Commissions

Articles City Hall 04-27-16

The City of Arlington is accepting applications for interested residents who would like to serve on a Board or Commission.

Members of boards and commissions assist the Mayor and City Council by making 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.

Members are appointed by the Mayor and City Council to serve a two-year term.

“Serving on a board or commission provides residents with the opportunity to give input into matters that shape Arlington’s future and ensure that the American Dream City remains a vibrant, thriving community for all,” said Jennifer Wichmann, Management Resources Director.

  • Animal Services Center Advisory Board
  • Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors
  • Arlington Higher Education Finance Corporation
  • Building Code Board of Appeals
  • Citizens’ Environmental Committee
  • Community Relations Commission
  • Electrical Board
  • Emergency Physician’s Advisory Board
  • Ethics Review Commission
  • Housing Authority
  • Landmark Preservation Commission
  • Library Advisory Board
  • License and Amortization Appeal Board
  • Mechanical and Plumbing Board of Appeals
  • North Texas Higher Education Authority
  • Park and Recreation Board
  • Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Special Transportation Advisory Board
  • Teen Court Advisory Board
  • Zoning Board of Adjustment

Application deadline is Friday, May 13.  

Interested applicants can apply online or visit the Office of the Mayor and Council on the third floor of City Hall at 101 W. Abram St.  Click here to learn more or call 817-459-6122.


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Cindy King
I really would love to become part of the community. At this point, my experience is with the youth in Arlington. That is also my passion. I also believe in getting involved to bringing about postitive change through education in our neighborhoods as well. My resume includes working as an X-ray tech at Cook Children’s for ten years where I also helped develop a parent support group for premature children. My current work situation is a business owner and manager on the Ft Worth side of Lake Arlington. There, my husband and I manage over 60 employees and have recently… Read more »
Susan Schrock

To learn more about Arlington boards and commissions, please call 817-459-6122.