Boards and Commissions
All new board members must complete the online State of Texas Open Meetings Act training class within 90 days of appointment.
The City of Irving offers several ways to become actively involved in municipal government. Residents can apply to serve on a board, commission or committee. The City Secretary's Office coordinates the annual board and commission appointments.
To view the purpose and guidelines of city board and the current board members go to: OnBoard
See current Vacant Positions here.
Board and commission members are appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The annual application process opens in August, and board member interviews are conducted in October. Board appointments are made in November, as well as when vacant positions need to be filled. Applications are due by Friday, Sept. 16 at 5:00 p.m. Residents are appointed to a two-year term.
Any member absent 70 percent or more of scheduled meetings can be removed and replaced by the City Council.
Irving FLOOD CONTROL DISTRICTS AND OTHER BOARDS
The City Council appoint members to the Flood Control District boards and other boards required by statute. However, agendas are not posted by the City Secretary's Office and meetings are not held at City Hall. These boards include:
- Dallas County Flood Control District Section I
- Dallas County Utility and Reclamation District (DCURD)
- Irving Flood Control District Section Section I
- Irving Flood Control District Section Section III
- Hospital Authority Board