DENTON – The City of Denton is calling upon its residents to actively shape the future of their community by joining one of its many boards or commissions. By contributing their unique skills and expertise, individuals can play a pivotal role in ensuring Denton remains a vibrant place to live, learn, work, and play.
City Secretary Jesse Salazar emphasized the importance of community involvement, stating, “Our community thrives when passionate individuals come forward to serve on City boards and commissions. It’s more than just volunteering; it’s an opportunity to actively shape the future of Denton. Your expertise and dedication will add tremendous value to our collective efforts in making Denton an even better place for everyone. Together, we can leave a lasting legacy and build a brighter future for our community.”
Joining a City board or commission is not only a chance to influence key decisions that affect the community but also offers numerous personal benefits. Participants can expect to:
- Directly Impact Community Decisions: Whether one’s passion lies in urban planning, disability advocacy, or enhancing recreational facilities, there’s a board or commission tailored to that interest.
- Develop Key Skills: Collaborating with other dedicated individuals helps in honing leadership and communication skills, fostering personal growth, and building lasting connections within the community.
- Gain Insight into Local Governance: Members get a unique perspective on how local government operates, deepening their understanding of the services that residents receive daily.
Moreover, the commitment of these volunteers adds significant value to the Denton community. Their insights, expertise, and perspectives play a crucial role in the development of policies and projects that have a positive impact on the lives of all residents.
For those interested in making a tangible difference in their community, more information on the various boards and commissions, as well as the application process, can be found at www.cityofdenton.com/boards.