Town Council Seeking Volunteers for Board Appointments

Posted by April Reiling on Sep 26, 2014
Tags: Community, Government, Volunteer, Town News

The Trophy Club Town Council is seeking residents who are willing to spend a few hours a month to serve their community. Appointed Board  Members must agree to serve without compensation but may be reimbursed for actual expenses approved in advance by the Town Council.

Applications will be accepted until Wednesday, October 22, 2014 for annual appointments for the following:

  • Zoning Board of Adjustment — Board consists of five (5) regular members and four (4) alternates. This Board hears variances to the Town’s Zoning Ordinances and appeals of administrative decisions, interpret and enforce the zoning ordinance. Meets monthly as needed, on a case by case basis at the Svore Municipal Building.

Application

Board and Commission applications and required supplements can be downloaded from our website, obtained at the Svore Municipal Building located at 100 Municipal Drive, emailed, faxed or mailed to you. Inquiries or questions should be directed to Tammy Ard, Town Secretary at 682-831-4605 or tammy.ard@trophyclub.org.

Requirements
Applicants for Boards, Commissions, or Corporations must be registered voters prior to their appointment and must also be Trophy Club residents for at least six (6) months prior to their appointment. Based upon good cause shown, Council may waive the voter registration and/or length of residency requirement for a person appointed to a Board, Commission, or Corporation. Neither elected officials, nor persons appointed to fill vacancies on any elected governmental body may serve on a Town Board, Commission, or Corporation. The technical expertise of applicants shall be a consideration in gaining appointment.

Selection
The Town Council is the appointing authority for all applicants to positions on the various boards and commissions. Anyone interested in serving on a board or commission must first fill out the Town’s boards and commission application and then will be interviewed for possible appointment.

Attendance
If a member of a Board, Commission, or Corporation fail to attend three (3) consecutive regular meetings without being excused by the Board, Commission, or Corporation, that member’s office may be declared forfeited by that Board, Commission, or Corporation. A member who is unable to attend a meeting shall notify the Staff Liaison of his/her inability to attend the meeting and shall provide an explanation of the conflict or other reason that prevents his/her attendance.

We are blessed with amazing volunteers and hope the tradition of an active resident volunteer base in Trophy Club continues. If you have the time, passion and/or interest in any of the board, commission or committee positions above please apply. Thank you for considering!