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Apply to Serve on Boards and Commissions

Are you interested in what goes on in your city? Do you want to make a difference and be a part of the local government process? If so, consider being a part of the many boards and commissions in Garland.

There are more than 11 boards that serve in an advisory or quasi-judicial capacity to provide information to the Garland City Council. Boards and commissions advise on a range of City services ranging from planning and development to multicultural events.

The City will accept applications for all boards from May 31 through July 1. Board applications are on the City Secretary’s page at GarlandTX.gov. Submit completed  applications by email to RDowl@GarlandTX.gov or by U.S. Postal Service to René Dowl, City Secretary, 200 N. Fifth St., Garland, TX 75040.

The City is accepting applications for the opportunities below. Interested persons must reside in Garland. Please submit a letter of interest and resume by email to RDowl@GarlandTX.gov or by U.S. Postal Service to René Dowl, City Secretary, 200 N. Fifth St., Garland, TX 75040.

North Texas Municipal Water District Board
• Term: two years, expiring May 31, 2020
• Applications accepted from May 1 through 25

Texas Municipal Power Agency Board
• Term: two years, expiring July 18, 2020
• Applications accepted from May 14 through June 4

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board
• Term: two years, expiring June 30, 2020
• Applications accepted from May 14 through June 4

Garland Health Facilities Development Corporation &
Garland Economic Development Authority
• Term: six years, expiring June 30, 2024
• Applications accepted from May 1 through May 25

Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment (TIF) Zone Number 3 Board
At the April 3 Garland City Council Regular Meeting, the Council approved an ordinance establishing TIF Zone Number 3. The next step is for City Council to appoint TIF board members. The board’s primary responsibility is to make recommendations to the City Council and create a final project plan for City Council consideration.
• Term: two years, expiring June 19, 2020
• Applications accepted May 1 through May 21