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Posted on: February 7, 2018

City of Buda Accepting Applications For Boards and Commissions

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City of Buda Accepting Applications for Boards and Commissions


The Buda City Council is accepting completed application forms from City of Buda Citizens interested in serving on one of our various Boards and Commissions.  
The following boards have openings coming up in April 2018:

Construction Board of Appeals                                4 Openings
Dupre Local Government Corporation                     5 openings
Economic Development Corporation Board                            
Historic Preservation Commission                           4 Openings
Library Commission                                                 3 Openings
Main Street Advisory Board                                     5 Openings
Parks & Recreation Commission                             4 Openings
Planning & Zoning                                                    4 Openings
Sustainability  Commission                                      4 Openings
Zoning Board of Adjustment                                    3 Openings


The link below contains a complete listing of our Boards & Commissions and their related duties:

City of Buda Boards and Commissions


Application forms may be picked up at City Hall, 121 S. Main St., Buda, during normal business hours, Monday through Thursday 8:00 pm – 5:00 pm, and on Fridays from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm.  

You can also download a copy of the application: Board and Commission Application

Submit application by:
mail: City of Buda, c/o City Clerk, P.O. Box 1380, Buda, TX 78610
hand delivery: City Hall, 121 S. Main Street, Buda, TX 78610
email: City Clerk


The deadline to submit a completed application is March 26, 2018.  For additional information, contact the City Clerk at 512-312-0084.


Construction Board of Appeals

 

This board is an advisory body to the City Council that exhibits certain autonomous decision-making. Its powers and duties include hearing appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by city officials relative to the application and interpretation of Chapter 6 (Building Regulations) of the Code of Ordinances. This board holds its meetings on an as-needed basis. 

Agenda/Minutes | Ordinance establishing Board/Commission


Dupre Local Government Corporation

 

The Corporation was established via the 2004 Interlocal Agreement between Hays County and the City. The Corporation is responsible for the receiving, investing and disbursing of all funds of the Corporation, accounting for reporting on all financial activity, coordinating the independent audit, budget development, and administration and project financing for projects on the Cabela's Tax Reinvestment Zone. Meets annually and as needed throughout the year. 

Agenda/Minutes 


Economic Development Corporation Board

 

Established under Local Government Code Sections 501, 504, and 505 and is the governing body of the Buda Economic Development Corporation (a Type B corporation), which was established in 2001. The mission of the Buda Economic Development Corporation is to provide leadership in creating and pursuing balanced economic growth, by recruiting and retaining desirable, diverse businesses and developing infrastructure, while protecting the quality of life and natural resources in the region. Meetings are held monthly on the first Wednesday of each month and special meetings are called on as needed basis. Board members are required to sign confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements and serve two-year terms. 

Agenda/Minutes


Historic Preservation Commission

 

Serves as an advisory board to the City Council in matters relating to heritage and historic preservation activities. Meets monthly every 1st Thursday at 7 p.m. 

Agenda/Minutes | Video| Ordinance establishing Board/Commission


Library Commission

 

Advises in matters relating to policies for the operation of the library facilities and services for the City of Buda. Meets monthly every 2nd Thursday at 7 p.m. 

Agenda/Minutes | Prior to 2014 - Agendas/Minutes | Ordinance establishing Board/Commission 


Main Street Advisory Board

 

The Main Street Advisory Board is responsible for assisting in policy, review of the annual program budget and determining the goals of the new Buda Main Street Program. Board members should live in the city limits or own/operate a business in the city limits. The ideal Board member should be able to provide for or have at least one of the following traits:

  • A demonstrated interest in downtown revitalization
  • Experience in and/or knowledge of administration, finance, program development, advertising, public relations, downtown business activity, communications, design or economic restructuring
  • Representation of a public or private organization in the community or a segment of the community
  • 4-10 hours of time per month available to be given to the Main Street Program

This is an exciting, hands-on board that is perfect for someone with a passion for historic preservation, downtown revitalization and small businesses! To learn more about the Texas Main Street Program, please visit http://www.thc.texas.gov/preserve/projects-and-programs/texas-main-street. The board meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the month. 

Agenda/Minutes |Video | Ordinance establishing Board/Commission


Parks and Recreation Commission

 

Serves in matters relating to policies, rules, and regulations of the public parks and recreation programs. Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. 

Agenda/Minutes | Video | Ordinance establishing Board/Commission


Planning and Zoning

 

Serves as an advisory board to the City Council in matters related to ensuring planned and purposeful development and to enforce State and local statutes and ordinances. Also serves as the Sign Review Board for sign related variances and appeals. Meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday every month at 7 p.m. 

Agenda/Minutes | Video | Ordinance establishing Board/Commission


Sustainability Commission

 

Serves as an advisory board to the City Council in matters related to acting in the interest of sustainable practices, recognizing all three aspects of sustainability, including environmental stewardship, social responsibility and economic development; as well and makes advisory policy recommendations to the Council on issues relating to the environment, efforts or programs to address environmental issues such as air quality, water quality, and resource conservation relating to the protection and integrity of the natural environment . Meets annually and as needed throughout the year. 

Agenda/Minutes | Video | Ordinance establishing Board/Commission


Zoning Board and Adjustment

 

Has the authority to hear and decide appeals where the applicant alleges that there is an error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by City Staff or the City Council in the enforcement of the City’s zoning regulations and ordinances. Meets only as needed on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. 

Agenda/Minutes | Video | Ordinance establishing Board/Commission


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