The Manvel City Council is in search of; Creative minds, visionary’s, historians, business owners, marketers, designers, and anyone that has a genuine interest and passion for Manvel and its future!
If this describes YOU, we would like you to consider serving on one of the City’s boards/commissions. While the time commitment is minimal, the opportunity to make a difference in the community is significant.
The Manvel City Council will be interviewing applicants at a meeting in March 2018 for the following boards;
Planning Development and Zoning Commission – (Meets at 7:00 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month)
Purpose: To review, advise and make recommendations to the City Council on matters relating to City and extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) planning and development.
Members: must be residents of the City of Manvel, real property owners, and not employees of the City.
Term: All appointees to the Commission shall serve as a member of the Commission for a term of office of two (2) years, expiring each year. Members may be reappointed with no limitation on the number of terms one member may serve.
Manvel Economic Development Corporation - (Meets at 7:00 p.m. the 2nd Wednesday of each month)
Purpose: To promote economic development in the City of Manvel and to promote or develop municipal infrastructure related to the development or expansion of business enterprise.
Members: must be a resident of the City of Manvel, or a resident of Brazoria County, or reside at a place that is within ten (10) miles of the City of Manvel corporate boundaries, or is in a county bordering Brazoria County.
Duties: Directors shall exercise ordinary business judgment in managing the affairs of the Corporation. In acting in their official capacity as Directors of the Corporation, Directors shall act in good faith and take actions they reasonably believe to be in the best interests of the Corporation or which would be lawful and shall refrain from actions not in the best interest of the Corporation or which would be unlawful. A Director shall not be liable if, in the exercise of ordinary care, the Director acts in good faith relying on written financial and legal statements provided by an accountant or attorney retained by the Corporation.
The deadline to submit an application to be considered for appointment is March 9, 2018. Completed applications need to be submitted to the City Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information please contact City Secretary Tammy Bell at 832.336.4064 or via email email@example.com.