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Do you want to have an impact on the City of Lubbock and decisions being made here at home? Do you want to get more involved in what is happening in Lubbock? If so, you should look into joining a City of Lubbock Board and Commission. The City of Lubbock announced this week that they are accepting applications for several boards and commissions in Lubbock.

The term for these positions begin on December 1st, and the deadline to submit an application will be on Wednesday, June 30. According to the City of Lubbock, if you submitted an application as of January 1, 2019, you will still be considered. Citizens are encouraged to update their application often.

Here is a look at some of the boards and commissions that will have openings soon that you can apply for.

  • Airport Board
    • 3 Citizen Positions
  • Electric Utility Board
    • 5 Citizen Positions
  • Health Facilities / Educational Facilities Development Corporation Board
    • 1 Citizen Position
  • Lubbock Economic Development Alliance, Inc.
    • 3 Positions with Individuals meeting the following qualifications:
      • Has served or is serving as the Chief Executive Officer of a company, or
      • Has served or is serving in a position of executive management of a company, or
      • Has or is serving the community in a professional capacity, or
      • Has experience equivalent to any of the above qualifications.
  • Lubbock Emergency Communication District Board of Managers
    • 1 Citizen Position
  • Market Lubbock Economic Development Corporation
    • 3 Positions with Individuals meeting the following qualifications:
      • Has served or is serving as the Chief Executive Officer of a company, or
      • Has served or is serving in a position of executive management of a company, or
      • Has or is serving the community in a professional capacity, or
      • Has experience equivalent to any of the above qualifications.
  • Model Codes & Construction Advisory Board
    • 1 active builder of single- and/or two-family housing with builder membership in the West Texas Home Builders Association Position
    • 1 owner or manager of an industrial, manufacturing, or warehouse facility Position
    • 1 active Texas-licensed HVAC Contractor (Class A License) Position
    • 1 Texas-licensed mechanical, electrical, plumbing (MEP) engineer Position
  • Planning & Zoning Commission
    • 4 Citizen Positions

You can apply for one or more of these boards and upload a resume at www.mylubbock.us/cityboards.

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