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 complete 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 pursuant 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, 2021
Cody Roan March 31, 2021
Open March 31, 2021
Susan Craig March 31, 2021
At Large: Colleen Shinn March 31, 2022
At Large: Kari Hargrave March 31, 2022
At Large: Bruce Bradley March 31, 2022

 

Community Development Corporation Board of Directors

Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7 am at 305 N. Arch St. City Hall, Conf. Rm. A

Visit the CDC website by clicking HERE.

Current Members: Term Expires:
Gary Sanders Dec. 31, 2021
Dena Elder Dec. 31, 2021
Bobby Gladu Dec. 31, 2021
Clay Ellis Dec. 31, 2022
Michael Holder Dec. 31, 2022
Richard Pense Dec. 31, 2022
Jesse Vaughn Dec. 31, 2022

 

Heritage Preservation Committee

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

Meets 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6 pm at 305 N. Arch St. City Hall, Conf. Rm. A

Current Members: Term Expires:
Elizabeth Jensen June 30, 2023
Micah Cupp June 30, 2023
Jennifer Pizana June 30, 2022
Ashley LaBlamk June 30, 2023
Donald Crenshaw June 30, 2022
Russell Ratterree June 30, 2023
Carol Burks June 30, 2022

 

Capital Improvements 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, 2022
David Shivers Oct. 1, 2022
Spencer Pattison Oct. 1, 2022
Phil Haggard Oct. 1, 2021
Kari Hollifield Oct. 1, 2021
Cort LaBlank Oct. 1, 2021
Russell Flanigan Oct. 1, 2021
Ron Jenkins Oct. 1, 2022

Main Street Advisory Board

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

Meets the 2nd Thursday each month at 4:00 PM at 305 N. Arch St, City Hall, Conf. Rm. A

Current Members: Term Expires:
Mary Johnson Dec. 31, 2022
Amy Hayes Dec. 31, 2021
Kelly Rogers Dec. 31, 2021
Amanda Mangrum Dec. 31, 2023
Bobby Gladu Dec. 31, 2022
Candice Middleton Dec. 31, 2023
Janet Nichol Dec. 31, 2021
Charles Houk Dec. 31, 2022
Chris Everson Dec. 31, 2023


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. Kaytlyn Marr Dec. 31, 2021
2. Loren Kelly Dec. 31, 2022
3. Susan Simon Dec. 31, 2021
4. CF Goodwin Dec. 31, 2022
5. Micheal Morris, Sr. Dec. 31, 2021
6. Lynn Powell Dec. 31, 2022
7. Open Dec. 31, 2021

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, 2021
2. Open Dec. 31, 2022
3. Cheryl Frye Dec. 31, 2021
4. Neenu Suri Dec. 31, 2022
5. Open Dec. 31, 2021
6. Crystal Garavaglia Dec. 31, 2022
7. Open Dec. 31, 2021
Council Liaison – Janet Nichol Dec. 31, 2021
RCISD Ex-Officio – Michael Summers Dec. 31, 2022

 

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 6 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, 2022
David Shivers Oct. 1, 2022
Spencer Pattison Oct. 1, 2022
Phil Haggard Oct. 1, 2021
Kari Hollifield Oct. 1, 2021
Cort LaBlank Oct. 1, 2021
Russell Flanigan Oct. 1, 2021

 

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:
Ron Jenkins Dec. 31, 2022
Carol Burks Dec. 31, 2022
Robert McMillan Dec. 31, 2021
Phil Haggard Dec. 31, 2021
Jennifer Satterfield Dec. 31, 2021
Alternate – Russell Ratterree Dec. 31, 2022
Alternate – Open Dec. 31, 2022
Alternate – Open Dec. 31, 2021
Alternate – Open Dec. 31, 2021