If you're interested in serving on one of the City's Boards or Commissions, this information will help you apply.
Appointments are made to the City of Killeen boards and commissions in September of each year and the term of office begins on October 1. Appointments are also made to the boards and commissions as vacancies occur throughout the year. If you are interested in serving on any of the City's boards and commissions, print/download and fill out the application and forward it to the address below:
City of Killeen
101 North College
PO Box 1329
Killeen, TX 76540
(254) 501-7717 Phone
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Animal Advisory Committee
The Animal Advisory Committee advises and makes recommendations to the city council pertaining to animals and the ordinance. It is composed of at least one licensed veterinarian, one city official, one person whose duties include the daily operation of an animal shelter, one representative from an animal welfare organization or humane society, two city council members and three citizens.
The Arts Commission solicits applications for projects from arts groups, reviews the requests for funding, and adopts guidelines for funding requests with the primary objective of promoting tourism in Killeen. The commission consists of eleven members representing the various arts and the public-at-large. Click Here To Go To the Arts Commission Page.
Boards of Adjustments and Appeals
Construction - The Construction Board of Adjustments and Appeals may hold a hearing and vary the application of any provision of the Construction Codes. The board consists of seven members and two alternates representing the building and design professions and the general public.
Fire Prevention - The Fire Board of Adjustment consists of five members who are qualified by training and experience to vary the application of any of the provisions of the Fire Prevention Code.
Civil Service Commission
The Police and Fire Civil Service Commission consists of three members and considers matters concerning the rules and regulations of the Police and Fire Civil Service.
Community Development Advisory Committee
The Community Development Advisory Committee makes recommendations concerning the expenditure of community development block grants to assist low and moderate income citizens and eliminate slum and blight within Killeen. This committee consists of ten members.
Downtown Partnership Committee
Heritage Preservation Board
The Heritage Preservation Board is responsible for providing input to staff, the Heritage Preservation Officer, the Planning & Zoning Commission, and the City Council on matters concerning the overall development of the city's historic preservation program.
Killeen Housing Authority
Killeen Volunteers, Inc.
Killeen Volunteers, Inc. is a twenty-member board representing Fort Hood, Central Texas College, Killeen Independent School District, the KVI program committees, and the citizens of Killeen. The board manages the affairs of the non-profit corporation, organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes. KVI sponsors four program committees:
Personnel Hearing Board
The Personnel Hearing Board (for non-civil service employees) consists of five members who hear appeals from civilian employees of the City of Killeen who have been given notice of termination or reduction. Members may not be related to any City employee.
Planning and Zoning Commission
The Planning and Zoning Commission consists of nine (9) members appointed by the City Council for a term of two (2) years, as established by the Charter of the City of Killeen. The Planning and Zoning Commission reviews and approves plats submitted under the provisions of the Killeen Code of Ordinances, Chapter 26. In their role as a zoning commission, they review amendments to zoning regulations and boundaries submitted under the provisions of the Killeen Code of Ordinances, Chapter 31, and submit recommendations for approval or disapproval to the City Council.
Senior Citizens Advisory Board
The Senior Citizens Advisory Board consists of nine members who are residents of Killeen and are not active in the City's senior citizens organization. The board's objective is to advise on the activities of the Bob Gilmore Center, Help Center, and the nutrition program for the elderly.
Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Number Two Board
The Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) Number Two is a designated area in the City that implements tax increment financing (TIRZ Number Two Map). This enables local economic development officials to collect the property tax revenue attributable to the increased assessed value resulting from new investments within the zone to be used for community improvement projects. The TIRZ Number Two Board is made up of seven (7) members representing the City of Killeen, Bell County, and Central Texas College.
Tree Advisory Board
The Tree Advisory Board is a seven-member board that coordinates and promotes Arbor Day activities, maintains the five-year plan to plant trees on city property, develops public awareness and education programs relating to trees, and submits the annual application to renew the Tree City USA designation. Members serve three-year terms and meet quarterly.
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