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Plano wants you — to volunteer for a city board or commission



PLANO, TX – Plano residents interested in serving their community are invited to apply for a spot on a city board or commission. Applications are due Aug. 28 and may be filed online.

Candidates can submit a resume or a brief video to further outline their qualifications, according to an announcement by the city.

All appointees to Plano’s boards, commissions, and committees must have been residents of the city for at least a year. A current, valid voter registration is also required. In addition, applicants for final decision-making boards cannot have a financial interest in a contract with the city.

Appointments are made at the discretion of the city council. All council-appointed board, commission and committee members adhere to a code of conduct.

Those interested in serving are asked to view the board and commission openings list before applying. Additional information will be available through a new city boards and commission video that is expected to be made available soon.

Plano has 18 boards and commissions:

• Animal Services Advisory Committee

• Board of Adjustments

• Building Standards Commission

• Civil Service Commission

• Community Relations Commission

• Cultural Affairs Commission

• DART Board

• Heritage Commission

• Library Advisory Board

• Multicultural Outreach Roundtable (MCOR)

• North Texas Municipal Water District Board

• Parks & Recreation Planning Board

• Planning & Zoning Commission

• Plano Housing Authority (PHA)

• Retirement Security Plan Committee (RSP)

• Senior Advisory Board

• Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone No. 2 (East TIF) Board

• Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zone No. 3 (Cotton Belt TIF) Board