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Serve on a Board

The City of Denton encourages your participation on boards and commissions that advise on a wide range of community issues and services.

The City Council generally makes appointments to boards and commissions in August or September. All applications are retained for two years. If a vacancy occurs on the board you are interested in, your application will be reviewed by the Council. Board members must be qualified voters of the City and cannot be in arrears on any city taxes, utility service charges, or other obligations to the City. For more on how to become a board member and board member responsibilities, follow these guidelines.

Qualifications: Be a qualified voter of the City; not be in arrears on any city taxes, utility service charges, or other obligations owed the City.

City Council

The Mayor and two council members are elected at-large, and four council members are elected from single districts. Terms are two years in length and each of the seven members of the council can serve up to a maximum of three consecutive terms. Denton City Council elections are held each May.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I apply to serve on a Board or Commission?
    If you are interested in serving on a board or commission, you may fill out an application and fax it to (940) 349-8596 or mail it to the City Secretary's Office at City Hall at 215 E. McKinney, Denton, Texas 76201. All applications are retained for two years, so if a vacancy occurs on the board you are interested in, your application will be reviewed by the Council. Any questions regarding boards and commissions can be e-mailed to the City Secretary at citysecretary@cityofdenton.com
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