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.

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Animal Shelter Advisory Committee Impact Fee Advisory Committee
Heritage Preservation Committee Main Street Advisory Board
Cultural Arts Advisory Board Parks, Recreation and Arts Board
Planning and Zoning Commission Zoning Board of Adjustment
Community Development Corporation Board of Directors

 

Animal Shelter Advisory Committee

Four Member Board, with an additional three persons at-large, advises the City Manager as to the city’s current compliance and improvements to Chapter 823 of the Texas Health and Safety Code.

Meets Quarterly: proposed January, April, July, and October at 305 N. Arch St. City Hall, Conf. Rm. A

(May have Special Called Meetings)-check posted agenda for exact date, time and place

Current Members: Term Expires:
Dr. Rhonda Phillips March 31, 2019
Damien Novara March 31, 2019
Celena Ramirez March 31, 2019
Susan Craig March 31, 2019
At Large: Alan Potter March 31, 2019
At Large: Kari Hargrove March 31, 2019
At Large: Bruce Bradley March 31, 2019

 

Community Development Corporation Board of Directors

Four Member Board, with an additional three persons at-large, advises the City Manager as to the city’s current compliance and improvements to Chapter 823 of the Texas Health and Safety Code.

Meets Quarterly: proposed January, April, July, and October at 305 N. Arch St. City Hall, Conf. Rm. A

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Current Members: Term Expires:
Charles Houk Dec. 31, 2017
Dena Elder Dec. 31, 2017
Bobby Gladu Dec. 31, 2017
Clay Ellis Dec. 31, 2018
Mike Gilbert Dec. 31, 2018
Richard Pense Dec. 31, 2018
Jesse Vaughn Dec. 31, 2018

 

Heritage Preservation Committee

Seven Member Commission to review and make recommendations to preserve city landmarks.

Meets as needed at 305 N. Arch St. City Hall, Conf. Rm. A

Current Members: Term Expires:
Mike Gilbert June 30, 2017
Carol Burks June 30, 2018
Jennifer Pizana June 30, 2018
Lucille Bell June 30, 2017
Donald Crenshaw June 30, 2018
Clay Ellis June 30, 2017
Open Seat June 30, 2018

 

Impact Fee Advisory Committee

Eight Member Board for capital improvements designated by the City Council in accordance with Local Government Code Chapter 395.

Meets bi-annually: proposed February, August (May have Special Called Meetings)

Proposed location: 7 pm at 100 West Main St., Police and Courts Building, Courts/Council Chamber- check posted agenda for exact date, time and place.

Current Members: Term Expires:
Jeff Hays – Chairman Oct. 1, 2018
David Shivers Oct. 1, 2018
Spencer Pattison Oct. 1, 2018
Phillip Haggard Oct. 1, 2017
Kari Hollifield Oct. 1, 2017
Todd Middleton Oct. 1, 2017
Russell Flanigan Oct. 1, 2017
Open Seat Oct. 1, 2018

Main Street Advisory Board

Nine Member Board to preserve the integrity of Main St. in Royse City.

Meets the 2nd Thursday each month at Noon at 305 N. Arch St, City Hall, Conf. Rm. A

Current Members: Term Expires:
Mary Johnson Dec. 31, 2019
Amy Hayes Dec. 31, 2018
Kelly Rogers Dec. 31, 2018
Amanda Mangrum Dec. 31, 2017
Bobby Gladu Dec. 31, 2019
Candice Middleton Dec. 31, 2017
Janet Nichol Dec. 31, 2018
Larry Lott Dec. 31, 2019
Sheila Whitney Dec. 31, 2017


Cultural Arts Advisory Board

Seven Member Board to advise Council on the development and improvement of library services.

Meets every other month, 1st Monday at 6 pm at 309 N. Arch St, CF Goodwin Public Library

Members by Place: Term Expires:
1. Sandy Clinard Dec. 31, 2017
2. Open Seat Dec. 31, 2018
3. Susan Simon Dec. 31, 2017
4. CF Goodwin Dec. 31, 2018
5. Micheal Morris, Sr. Dec. 31, 2017
6. Open Seat Dec. 31, 2018
7. Christine Allessio Dec. 31, 2017

Parks, Recreation and Arts Board

Seven Member Board to advise Council on park acquisitions, maintenance, operations and use of parks and playgrounds.

Meets the 1st Wednesday each month at Noon at 305 N. Arch St. City Hall, Mellody Room

Members by Place: Term Expires:
1. Bart Pearson Dec. 31, 2017
2. Mike Chappell Dec. 31, 2018
3. Cheryl Frye Dec. 31, 2017
4. Open Seat Dec. 31, 2018
5. Jarrod Buck Dec. 31, 2017
6. Open Seat Dec. 31, 2018
7. Harvey Lossier Dec. 31, 2017
Council Liaison – Janet Nichol Dec. 31, 2017
RCISD Ex-Officio – Michael Summers Dec. 31, 2017

 

Planning and Zoning Commission

Seven Member Commission to review development proposals, rezoning cases, subdivision plats, replats and site plans.  (All shall be residents of the city)

Meets the 1st Thursday each month at 7 pm at 100 West Main St., Police and Courts Building, Courts/Council Chamber.  (May have Special Called Meetings.)

Current Members: Term Expires:
Jeff Hays – Chairman Oct. 1, 2018
David Shivers Oct. 1, 2018
Spencer Pattison Oct. 1, 2018
Phillip Haggard Oct. 1, 2017
Kari Hollifield Oct. 1, 2017
Todd Middleton Oct. 1, 2017
Russell Flanigan Oct. 1, 2017

 

Zoning Board of Adjustment

Five Member Board to hear variances to the city’s Zoning ordinances and appeals of administrative decisions, and interpret and enforce the zoning ordinance.  (All shall be residents of city)

Meets as needed at 100 West Main St., Police and Courts Building Courts/Council Chamber.  (May have Special Called Meetings)

Current Members: Term Expires:
David Wells Dec. 31, 2016
Carol Burks Dec. 31, 2016
Robert McMillan Dec. 31, 2017
Scott Irby Dec. 31, 2017
Jennifer Satterfield Dec. 31, 2017
Doug Bostick-Alternate Dec. 31, 2017
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