Boards & Commissions
There are many boards and commissions serving an array of city functions. They are outlined by the Royse City Code of Ordinances and in some cases the City Charter. Below are short descriptions of each current board and commission. If you are interested in serving on any of these, please fill out an application and return it to the City Secretary.
Boards & Commissions (Click on Board or Commissions below to view the information)
Animal Shelter Advisory Committee
The Animal Shelter Advisory Committee is a seven member committee with the duties of advising the City Manager as to the City’s current compliance with Chapter 823 of the Texas Health and Safety Code and recommend to the City Manager as to the improvements that could be made to maintain compliance with Chapter 823 of the Texas Health and Safety Code. Membership must meet several criteria.
|Dr. Rhonda Phillips|
Community Development Corporation Board of Directors
The Community Development Corporation (CDC) is a seven member board whose responsibility is to promote economic development in Royse City. See more about the Community Development Corporation by clicking HERE.
Heritage Preservation Committee
The Heritage Preservation Committee is a seven member board responsible for, among other items, making recommendations to preserve city landmarks, reviewing and approving Certificate of Appropriateness applications as they apply to the Heritage Preservation Overlay District, and increasing public awareness of the value of historic and architectural preservation.
Impact Fee Advisory Committee
The capital improvements advisory committee on impact fees (Impact Fee Advisory Committee) is an eight member committee designated by the City Council in accordance with Local Government Code, Chapter 395. The committee advises and assists the City in adopting land use assumptions, reviewing Capital Improvements Plan, and advises the City of the need to update the land use assumptions, Capital Improvements Plan and impact fees.
Library Advisory Board
The Library Advisory Board is a seven member board acting as a liaison between the community and City Council to promote the library’s services and programs.
Main Street Advisory Board
The Main Street Advisory Board is a nine member board that advises City Council and staff on policy matters and activities pertaining to downtown revitalization; engages in public outreach and education regarding downtown revitalization and encourages connections with other organizations working for the benefit of historic preservation and economic revitalization.
The Museum Advisory Board is a seven member board that provides advice to the director and city manager, as requested, in matters relating to the museum and assists in the promotion of the museum and related programs.
Parks, Recreation and Arts Board
The Parks, Recreation and Arts Board is a seven member board and additionally includes a City Council Liaison and Royse City Independent School District Ex-Officio member. The Board provides advice and counsel to staff and city manager, as requested, in matters relating to the Parks and Recreation Department; assists in informing citizens of functions and events of the Parks and Recreation Department; studies and encourages the development of parks and recreation areas; and advise and recommend the development.
|Current Members:||RCISD Ex-Officiao:|
|Xavier Cortez||Jimmy Butler|
Planning and Zoning Commission
The Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) is a seven member board. The duties of the Commission include reviewing and recommending plans, plats, replats, specific use permits and reviewing and recommending proposed changes in the Zoning Ordinance. Commissioners must reside in the corporate limits of Royse City.
Zoning Board of Adjustment
The Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA) is a five member board and includes four alternate board positions. The ZBA’s duties and responsibilities include hearing and deciding variances, special exceptions, and administrative appeals to the terms of the Zoning Ordinance. All board members must live inside Royse City corporate limits.
The ZBA meets on an as-needed basis. Posted agenda outline the specific date, time and location.
|Current Members:||Alternate Members:|
|David Wells||Doug Bostick|