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City of Denton Boards and Commissions Applications Now Open

Residents Encouraged to Apply by May 31, 2021

DENTON, TX, May 17, 2021 – As of May 17, 2021, the City of Denton is accepting applications for 2021 Boards and Commissions. Residents interested in making a difference in their community are encouraged to apply. Board and commission members help shape Denton’s future by offering unique viewpoints for the City Council to consider on a variety of issues and services. Residents are encouraged to apply by May 31.

Boards and Commissions are an established feature of Denton’s municipal government. They offer citizens an opportunity to participate in the City’s governmental process. Their influence and value are significant because they lend a more diverse viewpoint for the City Council to consider.

Information about the various boards and commissions can be found on the City of Denton website at www.cityofdenton.com/boards. To complete an application, click “Submit Your Application” on the Boards and Commissions webpage. Applications are submitted online, but may also be submitted in person. For help obtaining a print application, call the City Secretary’s Office at (940) 349-8309.

After all applications are received, each member of the City Council may nominate one individual to a board. There also exists the opportunity for any member of the City Council to nominate an additional individual to an “at-large” seat for certain boards and commissions, as applicable. The City Council confirms all board and commission nominations.

Board descriptions, existing vacancies, membership size, term length/limit, enacting legislation, and staff liaison contact information can be found in the “Boards” tab on Boards and Commissions webpage: www.cityofdenton.com/boards. Some boards have special qualification criteria.

Residents interested in a rewarding experience that will make a positive impact on the Denton community, may complete an application at www.cityofdenton.com/boards. Applications can be submitted at any time. For questions, the City Secretary’s Office can be reached at City.Secretary@cityofdenton.com or (940) 349-8309.

Contact: Rosa Rios, (940) 349-8309, Rosa.Rios@cityofdenton.com

Source: City of Denton

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