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The city of San Marcos is seeking to fill more than 20 municipal boards and commissions with dedicated volunteers from throughout the community.

Citizens may fill out volunteer interest forms and send them to the city clerk’s office by Friday, Feb. 6 to be considered for appointment. Volunteer forms are available on the city clerk’s website and may be filled out and emailed to Tammy Cook. The forms may also be mailed to the city clerk’s office, 630 E. Hopkins St., or faxed to 855-246-9100.

Qualifications, duties and the length of service vary according to the board. The city council appoints members to the following boards and commissions, some of which have residency or other special requirements for members:

  • Airport Commission
  • Animal Shelter Advisory Committee
  • Arts Commission
  • Citizen Utility Advisory Board
  • Construction Board of Adjustments of Appeals
  • Cemetery Commission (staff appointed)
  • Charter Review Commission
  • Civil Service Commission (City Manager Appointment)
  • Convention & Visitor Bureau
  • Economic Development Board
  • EMS Board
  • Ethics Commission
  • Historic Preservation Commission
  • Housing Authority
  • Human Services Advisory Board
  • Library Board
  • Main Street Advisory Board
  • Neighborhood Commission
  • Parks & Recreation Board
  • Planning & Zoning Commission
  • San Marcos Commission on Children and Youth
  • San Marcos Industrial Development Corp.
  • San Marcos Youth Commission
  • Senior Citizen Advisory Board  (staff appointed)
  • Sunset Review Commission
  • Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee
  • Zoning Board of Adjustments

Residents are asked to submit their interest forms by Friday, Feb. 6. The city council is scheduled to review the applications and make appointments at the its regular meeting on Feb. 17. Volunteers that are appointed will take their seats on March 2015.

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