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Boards & Commissions
Purpose & Appointment
City of Allen boards, commissions and committees advise the City Council on a variety of issues. Appointments are made by the City Council in September. All qualified voters with one year of residency in the City of Allen are eligible to apply for positions with any of the 13 council-appointed boards.

Interviews are typically held in late August and early September. Appointments are made in September and are effective October 1.

27 positions will be considered by the City Council for appointment including the following known vacancies:
1 – Animal Shelter Advisory Board
1 – Board of Adjustment
2 – Keep Allen Beautiful Board
1 – Library Board
1 - Public Art Committee

All applications received, including those from incumbents, will be reviewed and considered for interview. All appointees must attend the mandatory orientation conducted by the City Attorney.

Serving on a Board or Commission
Citizens are encouraged to attend at least one meeting of the board of interest prior to application. The application form for all boards, commissions and committees can be obtained from the city secretary's office on the third floor of Allen City Hall, 305 Century Parkway, Allen, Texas 75013.  Applicants interested in being considered in the 2014 Annual Appointment Process should submit their applications by August 8, 2014.

Find out more about serving on a board or commission.

Meeting & Member Information
Access the board, commission or committee link below for meeting information, membership rosters, and meeting agendas:

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