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Posted on: August 8, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Join a City Board or Commission: Make a Difference in Denton!

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By lending your skills and expertise, you can play a vital role in shaping Denton's future and making it an even better place to live, learn, work, and play. 

"Our community thrives when passionate individuals come forward to serve on City boards and commissions. It's more than just volunteering; it's an opportunity to actively shape the future of Denton. Your expertise and dedication will add tremendous value to our collective efforts in making Denton an even better place for everyone. Together, we can leave a lasting legacy and build a brighter future for our community." - City Secretary Jesse Salazar 

Serving on a City board or commission is an enriching experience that comes with a host of benefits. First and foremost, it allows you to have a direct impact on crucial decisions that affect our community. Whether you're passionate about urban planning, disability advocacy, or enhancing recreational facilities, there's a board or commission for you. By collaborating with other like-minded individuals, you'll develop leadership and communication skills, fostering personal growth and building lasting connections. 

Being a part of a City board or commission also provides an excellent opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of how local government works. This firsthand experience will open up a new understanding of what drives the services residents receive daily. 

Your dedication to serving on a City board or commission also adds immense value to the entire Denton community. By offering your insights, expertise, and perspectives, you contribute to the development of policies and projects that positively impact the lives of your fellow residents.  

If you're ready to take the next step in making a difference, head over to to find more information, explore the various boards and commissions available, and complete an application.  

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