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Hays County Historical Commission seeks new members

SUBMITTED REPORT

Applications for positions on the Hays County Historical Commission are being accepted through Jan. 30 in the Hays County Judge’s office.

The purpose of the Hays County Historical Commission (HCHC) is to promote the preservation of our county’s historic resources, including archeological sites. Among the activities of the commission are the placement of official Texas Historical Markers; conducting research on the history of the county; and sharing that history through publications, educational programs, documentary and oral history presentations, and activities such as historical tours.

Members of the Hays County Commissioners Court make appointments to the commission and the number of appointees may be limited. Members, who represent all the communities in Hays County, serve two-year terms and may serve for multiple terms.

Additional information about the HCHC is available on the commission website at www.hayshistoricalcommission.com. The application for membership is posted on the “members” section of the website.