Applications to serve are traditionally due by mid April. Appointments are generally made in June. For more information, please contact the City Manager's Office at 903-237-1021.
All members must live inside Longview city limits except for the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee, Emergency Medical Service Advisory Board, and Partners in Prevention Steering Committee. Some boards also have specific occupational requirements for some of its members.
For most boards, the City Council will appoint members to a maximum of 2 consecutive 2-year terms. Board, Commission and Committee members are required to attend regularly scheduled meetings, and poor attendance could be reason for Council to remove a member from office.