The City of Allen is now accepting applications for its boards, commissions and committees. These entities advise the City Council on a variety of issues, ranging from animal shelter operations to zoning recommendations. Most appointments are for two-year terms with no term limits, although a few have three-year commitments. Allen’s boards and commissions include:
All qualified voters with one year of residency in the City of Allen are eligible to apply for positions with any of the council-appointed boards. Qualifications for the Economic Development Board also extend to non-resident applicants who have been employed in a management position for at least one year with a business or company located in Allen.
All applications received, including those from incumbents, will be reviewed and considered for interview. Interviews are typically held in late August and early September. Appointments are made in September and are effective Oct. 1. All appointees must attend a mandatory orientation conducted by the City Secretary and City Attorney on Thursday, September 28, 2017.
Application forms for all boards, commissions and committees can be downloaded from the City website or picked up in person the City Secretary’s Office on the third floor of Allen City Hall (305 Century Parkway). The deadline for submitting an application is August 9, 2017.