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List of Boards & Commissions

  • Airport Board

    Responsible for planning, development, construction and improvement of Airport facilities. Recommends improvements and policies to City Council as necessary. Two year term. Meets the last Wednesday of each month at 12:00 noon.
  • Animal Services Advisory Board

    Assists the City of Lubbock in complying with terms of Chapter 823 of the Texas Health and Safety Code as amended and assists the City in establishing procedures applicable to the City’s animal control program. Membership shall consist of one Veterinarian, one City Official, one Animal Shelter Employee, one Representative from an Animal Welfare Organization and three At-Large positions. Two year term. Meets three times per year and as needed.
  • Appointments Advisory Board

    Maintains written guidelines for appointments to City boards and commissions, oversees a marketing plan for soliciting qualified applicants and increasing public opportunities to serve, advises City Council regarding qualified appointees, assists with new members orientation, prepares an annual demographics report, and maintains a data bank of citizens currently serving and citizens interested in serving on City boards and commissions. Two year term. Meets the first Tuesday of each month at 11:30 a.m.
  • Audit and Investment Committee

    Advises the City Council in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities by assessing and making recommendations regarding the City’s financial and performance audits, including the systems of internal control and the audit processes, findings, and recommendations. Meets four times per year or as needed.
  • Board of Health

    Considers and makes recommendations to the City Council on any and all matters pertaining to the public health of the City. Three year term. Meets the third Friday of each month at 12:30 p.m.
  • Building Board of Appeals

    Hears appeals regarding the suitability of alternate materials and methods of construction, and provides for reasonable interpretation of the Construction Codes. Members of the board should be qualified by experience and training to pass on matters pertaining to building construction with members representing various areas of the construction industry. Two year term. Meets the first Monday of each month at 1:30 p.m.
  • Canadian River Municipal Water Authority Board of Directors

    Each of the eleven member cities of the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority are entitled to appoint directors to serve on the Board of Directors of the Authority. Due to Lubbock’s population, it has two director positions on this board. Two year term. Meets quarterly, on the second Wednesday of January, April, July and October.

    Canadian River Municipal Water Authority Meetings
  • Central Business District Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Reinvestment Zone

    Purpose of the board is to encourage the development and redevelopment within the Central Business District. Board recommends projects to be financed by the district with the approval of the City Council. The board consists of nine members, including representatives of each of the taxing jurisdictions levying taxes in the area (Lubbock County, Lubbock County Hospital District, High Plains Underground Water Conservation District and Lubbock Independent School District). Five members are appointed by the City Council, one of whom serves as Chairman. Board members must be at least 18 years of age and owners of real property in the TIF Zone. Two-year term. Meets quarterly or as needed.
  • Citizen's Advisory Committee

    The Citizen's Advisory Committee was created to be composed of fifteen (15) members to study the capital improvement needs of the City of Lubbock for a proposed November 2014 bond election.  Meets as needed.
  • Citizens Traffic Commission

    Studies traffic problems in Lubbock, hears citizen requests and staff recommendations for new traffic control devices, and conducts education programs in traffic safety. Three year term. Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m.
  • Civic Lubbock, Inc. Board of Directors

    Provides general direction to Civic Lubbock, Inc., a non-profit corporation, with authority to make decisions pursuant to the activities of the corporation. Activities of the corporation include the fostering and promotion of cultural and educational activities at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center and Municipal Auditorium-Coliseum and managing the concession operations in these facilities. Four year term. Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 12:00 noon.
  • Civil Service Commission

    Formulates rules and standards applicable to classified civil service positions in the Fire and Police departments, monitors promotions, disciplinary actions, and the enforcement and effect of the Civil Service statutes. Members are appointed by the City Manager per Vernon’s Texas Codes Annotated, Local Govt. 143.006. Three year term. Meets the third Wednesday of each month at 8:30 a.m.
  • Community Development and Services Board

    Serves as an advisory board to the City Council, with power to hold hearings in the county and to consider and make recommendations to the City Council on any and all matters pertaining to the community development services of the county. Three year term. Meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.
  • Cultural Arts Grants Review Standing Sub-Committee

    Responsible for developing the guidelines for the Cultural and Arts Grant Program funded by the Hotel Occupancy Tax, accepting applications, and making recommendations to Civic Lubbock Board to present to the City Council for grant recipients twice each year. Three directors of Civic Lubbock also serve on the sub-committee. Three year term. Meets twice a year, in June and December.
  • Electric Utility Board

    Governmental body over LP&L for all electric utility related matters of the City’s municipally owned electric utility. The City Council retains authority over rates, budget, issuing debt and eminent domain. Two year term. Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 3:00 p.m.
  • Health Facilities/Educational Facilities Development Corporation Board of Directors

    Promotes and develops new, expanded or improved health facilities or educational facilities, being any real, personal or mixed property, or any interest herein, the financing or refinancing of which is found by the Board of Directors of such corporation to be required. Six year term. Meets as needed.
  • High Plains Diversified Energy Corporation Board

    A Local Government Corporation Board set up to manage the Corporation formed by WTMPA and Republic Power. Each WTMPA member city will make one appointment; and WTMPA makes three appointments to the Corporation. Six-year term. Meets the third Wednesday at 9:00 a.m.
  • Joint Airport Zoning Board

    Serves as the statutory authority regarding the zoning in the area of the Lubbock International Airport and Reese Air Force Base. The City and County each appoint two members and the four appointed members elect a chair by majority vote. Two year term. Meets as needed.
  • Junked Vehicle Compliance Board

    Conducts public hearings prior to the removal of junk vehicles as a nuisance as defined by the Code of Ordinances. Two year term. Meets bi-weekly on Wednesday at 11:30 a.m.
  • Keep Lubbock Beautiful Advisory Committee

    Works with the Keep America Beautiful system, which includes Keep Texas Beautiful, to preserve a beautiful and sanitary environment, that is beneficial to the health, safety and welfare of the citizens of Lubbock. Two year term. Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 12:00 noon.