Boards & Commissions
The City of Benbrook is accepting applications from citizens interested in serving the unexpired term on the Planning and Zoning Commission. Applications and information are available at City Hall, 911 Winscott Road, Benbrook, Texas, or by download at www.benbrook-tx.gov, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org Application deadline is March 16, 2018.
The City boards and commissions are comprised of citizens interested in contributing to their community by volunteering to serve on a board or commission. The various boards and commissions act as advisory boards to the City Council and, in limited instances, are the final decision making body.
Appointments to boards and commissions are made annually in December. Odd-numbered places are appointed in odd-numbered years and even-numbered places are appointed in even-numbered years.
The City Secretary will begin accepting applications in mid-September with an October 30 deadline.. City Council will schedule applicant interviews at their last meeting in November. A letter will be mailed to each applicant of the date and time their interview has been scheduled. Applicants are encouraged to contact the City Secretary in the event their notification has not been received.
Board and commission members must:
- Be a registered voter of the City
- Have resided in the City for at least one year
- Continue their residency during the term of office
- Not hold a public elective office within the State
- Serve without compensation
- In the case of the Planning and Zoning Commission, members must own real property in the City
How to Apply
Applications are available from the City Secretary and will be kept on file for one year from the date of receipt. Completed applications can be dropped off at the City Secretary’s Office, faxed, or emailed. The applications are forwarded to the City Council during the annual application process or as vacancies occur during the year.