*Applications due by 5pm on March 27, 2019
Boards and Commissions
Application and Information Statement
As an applicant for a City Board or Commission your name, address and telephone number will be available under the provisions of the Public Information Act. All other information will remain confidential. Applications will remain active for consideration of positions for a period of one year. All members of boards and commissions serve one-year terms.
Applications will be accepted up to 5:00pm, March, 27, 2019. City Council will review all applications. From the applicant pool, City Council will select nominees for further consideration.
Please take time to review the description of the PARCS Board in order to review the responsibilities and time commitment . You may access detailed information on each board by visiting the City of Sugar Land's webpage linked here.
QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPOINTMENTThe City of Sugar Land Policy 3000-09 establishes certain qualifications that must be met by all members of City Boards and Commissions. In addition to any specific qualifications for service on a particular board, a board member must:
-Be a resident of the City of Sugar Land prior to the date of appointment. Confirm you are a resident of Sugar Land by visiting www.sugarlandtx.gov/myneighborhood
-Be a qualified City of Sugar Land voter at the time of appointment.
-Have a creditable record of attendance and participating performance.
-Maintain an open mind to all issues under consideration.
-Have the ability to listen, learn and discuss issues.
-Have the ability to make decisions based on information gathered and discussed and for the betterment of the City as seen through the Vision Statement and Comprehensive Plan.
-Have the ability to see and understand the City's long -term objectives and short-term benefits.
-Conflicts of interest and special interests, which may not represent the betterment of the City, must remain separate from decisions made.
For the PARCS Board specifically, candidates should possess skills and qualifications useful to parks, art, recreation, culture, and streetscapes in the city; represent various community sectors; and have professional expertise or one or more of the following backgrounds:
-Parks, Arts or Recreation User/Advocate;
-Landscape Architect, Architect, Interior Designer, or Urban Planner;
-Fine Arts Professional or Educator;
-Arts or Architecture Historian, Administrator, or Curator;
-Business or Education Leader/Philanthropist
Please complete the application below to apply for a PARCS Board position.