Boards & Commissions
The Town Council may create various advisory boards, commissions or committees to assist the Town Council in specified advisory capacities and/or perform such duties as may be prescribed by the Town Council as long as such duties are not inconsistent with state law or ordinances of the Town. Some boards, commissions or committees may be abolished by the Town Council upon accomplishing the purpose for which they were created. The following is a list of the various advisory boards, commissions and committees for the Town of Argyle and the general criteria for appointment:
- Crime Control and Prevention District
- Planning and Zoning Commission
- Zoning Board of Adjustment
- Municipal Development District
- Financial Oversight Committee
Generally, appointments are for 2-year, staggered terms that commence on the first day of November and end on the last day of October of each year. Vacancies are filled by the Town Council as they occur.
Applications for appointment and re-appointment are considered by the Town Council in October preceding the commencement of the new term beginning on the first day of November. The Council considers the appointment of the Crime Control and Prevention District members in August for terms beginning in September.
Applications may be submitted to the Town Secretary at any time and will be considered at time of appointments. Application forms are available at the office of the Town Secretary in Town Hall or by following this link: Board and Commission Application. A current list of Board and Commission Vacancies is available here.
Background CheckThe Town Council approved Resolution 2021-08, adopting a policy and procedure for board and commission members to complete a background check. All appointments to the Town of Argyle's boards and commissions are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check. Background checks will be conducted on all final candidates, as deemed necessary.
Most board and commission members must be residents of the Town of Argyle and qualified voters.