Boards and Commissions

City of Kyle Seeking Applications for Advisory Boards

The City of Kyle is seeking volunteers to serve on its various advisory boards. Current vacancies exist on The Library Board, Board of Adjustments, Train Depot Board, Economic Development Board, Parks Board, and Ethics Commission.

An advisory board generally consists of seven members who are appointed by the City Council.  The role of an advisory board is to review specific policy issues related to the mission and purpose of the board and forward findings to the City Council for its consideration.

After your application is submitted, it will receive a staff review and applications that best reflect the mission and purpose of the board will be forwarded for consideration.

Board of Adjustments/Sign Control Board - Currently Seeking Volunteers

Is responsible for hearing and determining appeals regarding the refusal of building permits, appeals resulting from administrative decisions and can permit an exception to, or variation from, the zoning regulations. The Board of Adjustments meets the first Wednesday of each month.

Train Depot Board - Currently Seeking Volunteers

The Train Depot Board is established by City ordinance and serves in an advisory capacity to the Kyle City Council on all issues involving the City's historic train depot.

The Library Board - Currently Seeking Volunteers

The Library Board shall be responsible for providing the city council and the director with advice and recommendations on all policies, rules, and regulations relating to the administration of the library program and operations.  The Library Board shall have the power to develop and propose to the city council rules and regulations for the proper conduct of the library.

Civil Service Commission

The local government code Chapter 143 is to secure efficient police departments composed of capable personnel who are free from political influence and who have permanent employment tenure as public servants.

Ethics Commission  - Currently Seeking Volunteers

For the purpose of promoting confidence in the government of the City of Kyle. The code establishes standards of conduct, disclosure requirements, and enforcement mechanisms related to city officials and employees and others whose action inevitably affect public faith in city government.

Planning & Zoning Commission

Approves or disapproves plats of proposed subdivisions; reviews and makes recommendations on the zoning of land;  drafts rules and regulations governing platting and subdividing of land and recommends them to the city council for adoption;  drafts rules and regulations regarding zoning; helps to amend the comprehensive plan for the physical development of the city and recommends the comprehensive plan to the council for approval.

The Parks and Recreation Board  - Currently Seeking Volunteers

The Parks and Recreation Board shall function in an advisory capacity only to the council, and in such advisory capacity shall have the responsibilities and duties set forth in subsection 2-102(b), as well as any other functions and duties assigned by council. The Parks and Recreation Board shall report to the council once each quarter following the board's quarterly meeting.

Historic Preservation Commission

The historic preservation commission provides assistance to homeowners or business owners in restoring, preserving and enhancing their historic landmark or district.

The Kyle Economic Development and Tourism (ED&T) Board - Currently Seeking Volunteers

Advises the city council in the areas of business recruitment, marketing, tourism and positioning the City to properly prepare for future growth. To promote, assist and enhance economic development and tourism activities in the City of Kyle.