If you are looking to get more involved in the decisions being made at City Hall and want to serve your community, you have a chance to do so now. The City of Lubbock announced this week that they are accepting applications for several boards and committees. The term for the boards will begin on June 1.

According to a press release this week, the following boards have openings:

The boards and commissions with upcoming vacancies are:

Animal Services Advisory Board
 - 1 Citizen Position
- 1 Animal Welfare Representative 
Audit and Investment Committee
- 1 Citizen Positions
Board of Health
- 3 Citizen Positions
Keep Lubbock Beautiful Advisory Committee
- 5 Citizen Positions
Junked Vehicle Compliance Board
- 2 Citizen Positions
Lake Alan Henry Board of Appeals
- 1 Lake Alan Henry Property Owner Position
- 1 Lubbock Citizen and Lake Alan Henry Property Owner Position
- 1 Citizen Position
Parks and Recreation Board
- 3 Citizen Positions
Public Transit Advisory Board
- 2 Citizen Positions
Water Board of Appeals
- 1 Landscape Architect
- 1 Citizen Position

Applications must be submitted by January 18 and you can apply online at mylubbock.us. The City of Lubbock also asks that you submit a resume to ocs@mylubbock.us.