Sugar Land, TX - Sugar Land is looking for volunteers interested in giving their time, energy and expertise to serve as members on the Zoning Board of Adjustment, Planning and Zoning Commission, Sugar Land 4B Corporation and the Imperial Redevelopment District Board.
Applications must be submitted electronically by Oct. 19 at 5 p.m. through the Serve Sugar Land website at https://volunteer.sugarlandtx.gov/.
The groups provide valuable insight and advice on various issues and events.
The Zoning Board of Adjustment appeals administrative decisions, hears and decides special exceptions and variances and interprets the intent of the zoning ordinance.
The Planning and Zoning Commission makes recommendations to City Council concerning the use of land and other planning functions. The commission promotes orderly development through the review of development applications, master plans and zoning regulations.
The Sugar Land 4B Corporation promotes assists and enhances economic development activities and quality of life opportunities within the City of Sugar Land and encourages economic development.
The Imperial Redevelopment District Board governs the district and has the authority to act on issues of implementing or contracting with other entities to implement a Tax Increment Financing District Project Plan; developer requests for infrastructure reimbursement pursuant to the statutes; issuing bonds to finance eligible project costs and establishing District ad valorem tax rates.
Boards and commissions are essential to the operation of city government. Service can be a rewarding and hands-on experience.
For more information on the board and commission application, nomination, interview and appointment process, contact the city’s Community Engagement division at 281-275-2401 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.