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Posted on: June 22, 2021

[ARCHIVED] West U Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions and a Sustainability Task Force


The City of West University Place is accepting applications for volunteers to serve on the Zoning and Planning Commission, the Zoning Board of Adjustments, the Building and Standards Commission, the Parks Board, the Senior Services Board, and the Recycling and Solid Waste Reduction Board. The deadline to submit an application is July 14, 2021. Shortly after the deadline, applicants will be contacted for an interview with City Council. Selected applicants will begin service on September 1, 2021 and will serve a 2-year term that will expire on August 31, 2023. 

In addition to the City’s regular Boards and Commissions, the City Council is accepting applications for a Sustainability Task Force that will serve in an advisory capacity to City Council regarding the City’s environmental stewardship. The task force will consist of seven (7) members, appointed by Council for a four-month term (September 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021), culminating in a sustainability report to Council in January 2022.

The mission of the task force is to identify financially responsible opportunities to be considered by Council during the annual Budget process to improve the City’s environmental stewardship strategies, initiatives, and programs.

For more information on any of the boards, commissions, or task force, please contact City Secretary Thelma Gilliam at or at 713.662.5813. You can also find more information, including a summary of responsibilities/description for each board and commission and the task force, on the City’s website at

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