The city of Fort Worth seeks qualified individuals to serve on several boards and commissions.

The details

According to a city news release, seven of the city’s boards and commissions have openings on them. They include:
  • The aviation advisory board
  • The board of adjustment—commercial
  • The building standards commission
  • The historical and cultural landmarks commission
  • The pedestrian and bicycle advisory commission
  • The urban design commission
  • The zoning commission
Members of boards and committees have various responsibilities based upon each organization’s scope. For example, a city website states that an aviation advisory board member's responsibilities may include:
  • Acting in an advisory capacity to the city manager and City Council
  • Reviewing and recommending any and all plans of any extensions, improvements and additions to the airport system and its master plan
  • Recommending the adoption of rules and regulations for the government of the airport system
  • Reviewing the annual operating budget and capital improvement requests
What you need to know

According to the news release, qualified applicants must be a resident of Fort Worth and have an address within the district of the vacancy in order to apply.

Tammi Castillo, boards and commissions program coordinator at the city secretary’s office, said that there is no deadline to apply for any of these positions, and applications are good for two years.