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City government depends on residents who volunteer their time and expertise to participate in public service as members of boards, commissions and committees. Citizen involvement is important to setting the direction for Carrollton's future.
 
Scroll down for descriptions of the many different boards, commissions and committees formed by the Carrollton City Council.

The Carrollton Home Rule Charter establishes certain qualifications that must be met by all members of City boards, commissions and committees. To serve, you must:

Have been a resident of Texas for at least one (1) year and of Carrollton for at least six (6) months;
Be a qualified Carrollton voter at the time of appointment;
Not have been convicted of a crime of moral turpitude;
Not be an adversary party to pending litigation against the City, except for eminent domain proceedings;
Not be in arrears on City taxes, water service charges or other City obligations, and;
Have a creditable record of attendance and performance in any previous Board service.

 

 Capital Improvements Plan Advisory Committee (CIPAC)

Consists of 11 members appointed by City Council.

The committee advises and assists City Council in developing the Capital Improvement Plan (CIP), including financial planning standards and criteria for prioritizing capital projects, assessing debt issuance plans, developing the annual capital budget, and bond referendum master planning.

(Established by Ordinance 2259, amended by Ordinance 2351.)
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month, as needed, at 6:30 p.m.,
at City Hall; 1945 E. Jackson Rd.
Click here for the most current agenda.
Click here for the most recent minutes.
The staff liaison for this board is Bob Scott, Chief Financial Officer .

Firefighters' and Police Officers' Civil Service Commission
The City of Carrollton citizens voted to adopted, fire fighters' and police officers' civil service law, Chapter 143 of the Texas Local Government Code and this commission was established on the 28th day of October, 1973. The Commission consists of three members appointed by the City Manager and affirmed by the City Council, in accordance with State law.

This commission is empowered by state law to hear, investigate, and decide on appeals of all civil service matters including the removal or suspension of any fire fighter or police officer. The commission also provides for the classification of all fire fighters and police officers, for open, competitive, and free entrance examinations, and conducts all promotional examinations.

For more information, phone the Workforce Services Department at 972-466-3090.
Meets the third Monday of each month, at 5:30 p.m. at various locations.

The Civil Service Director is Chrystal Davis of the Workforce Services Department.

 Property Standards Board

Consists of 9 members appointed by City Council.

The board hears and decides appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by the Building Official and Fire Marshal, relative to the application and interpretation of building, electrical, plumbing mechanical fire and housing codes, as well as the visibility and driveway ordinances.  This board also meets as the Board of Adjustment when needed.

The board also receives and files applications for electrical licenses and notifies applicants of the time and place of electrical examinations and the results thereof.

(Section 34.040, Carrollton Code of Ordinances)
Meets the fourth Thursday of the month, as needed, at 6:30 p.m., in Council Chambers at City Hall; 1945 E. Jackson Rd. 
Click here for the most current agenda.
Click here for the most recent minutes.
The staff liaison for this board is Brett King of the Building Inspection Department.

Historic Preservation Advisory Committee (HPAC)
Consists of 9 members appointed by City Council.

The committee advises and makes recommendations to City Council regarding the preservation and protection of the City's architecturally and/or culturally significant resources for future generations.

(Section 34.050, Carrollton Code of Ordinances.)
Meets quarterly, on the first Wednesday of the month, at 6:30 p.m., at City Hall; 1945 E. Jackson Rd.
Click here to go to the HPAC home page. There you will find their most recent agendas and minutes, as well as their meeting schedule.
The staff liaison for this board is Michael McCauley of the Planning Department.

Library Board
Consists of 9 members appointed by City Council.

The board receives suggestions and recommendations from the citizens of the city, regarding the development and improvement of the library & library services, and makes recommendations to City Council regarding the same.

The board serves as an advisory board to City Council, City Manager, Director of Library Services and the community, but does not have responsibility or authority over public officials or employees of the city in the implementation of policies or operations of the library.

The board may make periodic reports to City Council, and the board performs other duties requested by the City Council, City Manager or Director of Library Services.

(Section 34.060, Carrollton Code of Ordinances.)

The Library Board meets the first Monday of every other month, at 6:30 p.m., at the Josey Ranch Library, 1700 Keller Springs Road

Click here to go to the Library Board home page. There you will find their most recent agendas and minutes.
The staff liaison for this board is Sue Haas, Director of the Carrollton Public Library.

Museum Board
Consists of 9 members appointed by City Council.

The board is responsible for the formulation of policies and guidelines concerning operations of the A.W. Perry Homestead Museum. The board also maintains the museum property and selects items to be placed on exhibit.

(Established by Ordinance 641.)
Meets the fourth Tuesday of the month, at 7 p.m., at the A.W. Perry Museum; 1509 N. Perry Rd.
Click here to go to the Museum Board home page. There you will find their most recent agendas and minutes.
The staff liaison for this board is Toyia Pointer of the Parks & Recreation Department.

Neighborhood Advisory Commission (NAC)
Consists of 9 members, all appointed by City Council, who must reside within three specific areas.

The commission serves, advises and assists City Council in activities related to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and the City of Carrollton Community Development Neighborhood Partnership programs.

(Established by Ordinance 2380.)

Meets the second Thursday of the month, at 6:30 p.m., and as otherwise needed,

at City Hall; 1945 E. Jackson Rd.

Click here to go to the NAC home page. There you will find their most recent agendas and minutes.
The staff liaison for this board is Scott Hudson of the Environmental Services Department.

Parks & Recreation Board 
Consists of 9 members appointed by City Council.

The board serves in an advisory capacity, concerning the acquisition, maintenance, operation and use of parks, playgrounds and open spaces within the City.

(Section 34.075, Carrollton Code of Ordinances.)
Meets the fourth Monday of every other month, at 6:30 p.m., at the Crosby Recreation Center; 1610 E. Crosby Rd.
Click here to go to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Boards page. There you will find their most recent agendas and minutes.
The staff liaison for this board is Scott Whitaker of the Parks & Recreation Department.

Planning & Zoning Commission (P&Z)
Consists of 9 members appointed by City Council.

The commission has the authority for approval of subdivision plats and provides recommendations to City Council regarding applications for amendments to the zoning ordinance and zoning map, and the Comprehensive Land Use Plan, in accordance with State law.

Section 34.085, Carrollton Code of Ordinances.)
Meets the first Thursday of the month, at 7:00 p.m., Special meetings and Worksessions on 3rd Thursday of each month as needed at City Hall; 1945 E. Jackson Rd.
Click here to go to the P&Z home page . There you will find their most recent agendas and minutes.
The staff liaison for this board is Christopher Barton of Planning Department

Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 1 (TIRZ)
Consists of 4 members appointed by City Council and 1 member appointed by the Commissioner's Court of Dallas County.

The commission shall prepare and adopt a project plan and reinvestment zone financing plan for the Zone and must submit such plans to the City Council for its approval. Subject to any restrictions and limitations contained in the Act, the board of Directors shall possess all powers necessary to prepare, implement and monitor such project plan and financing plan for the reinvestment zone as the City Council considers advisable, including the submission of an annual report on the status of the Zone (Ordinance 3167)
Meetings are on an as needed basis. Meeting agendas will be posted at City Hall.
Click here for the TIRZ home page.
The staff liaison for this board is Peter Braster of Transit Oriented Development.

Traffic Advisory Committee (TAC)
Consists of 9 members appointed by City Council.

The committee receives and considers information of a traffic enhancement nature, and makes written recommendations to encourage and promote traffic safety and enhancement within the City.

The committee coordinates planning and implementation of projects by various organizations interested in traffic safety.

The committee serves as an advisory committee to the community, but does not have responsibility or authority over the public officials or employees of the City in the implementation of traffic safety or enhancement programs or operations.

(Section 34.115, Carrollton Code of Ordinances.)
Meets the second Monday of the month, at 7:00 p.m.,
at City Hall; 1945 E. Jackson Rd.

Click here for the most current agenda.

 

Click here for the most recent minutes.

The staff liaisons for this board are Cesar Molina, Director of Engineering, and Tom Hammons, Transportation Engineering Manager, both of the Engineering Department.

 

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