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.
Purpose: To review, advise and make recommendations to the City Council on matters relating to City and extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) planning and development.
Applicants: Must be residents of the City of Manvel for at least 12 months, real property owners, and not employees of the City and must have attended at least two consecutive PD&Z Meetings prior to being considered for appointment.
Duties: The Planning and Zoning Commission shall:
Time Commitments: Twice per month, in the evening, if needed, usually requiring 1 to 2 hours. Additional meetings may be required infrequently to accommodate particular circumstances.
Members: 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.
Meetings: Every second and fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at Manvel City Hall.
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.
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.
Time Commitment: The time commitment varies somewhat, based on projects being undertaken. Normally, one meeting per month, typically the second Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m., in meetings of 1 to 2 hours duration (As of January 1, 2020 the board is meeting quarterly unless a project warrants an extra meeting). Some outside reading and study will be required.
Members: Each Director must reside within three miles of the City of Manvel.
The role of the Events Task Force will be to coordinate a balanced and diverse range of events that engages the community.
The deadline to submit an application to be considered for appointment is February 24, 2020. 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.