Boards and Commissions

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Volunteer members of City Boards, Commissions, and Committees are appointed by City Council to advise the Council and City Management on a variety of issues. The City of Longview has a number of various Boards, Commissions and Committees. In addition to these, City Council may occasionally appoint short-term committees for special purposes.

Many of the City of Longview's various Boards, Commissions and Committees have residency and other special requirements. For most boards, it is City Council's policy to appoint persons to a maximum of 3 consecutive 2-year terms. Board, Commission and Committee members are required to attend regularly scheduled meetings. Poor attendance could be reason for Council to remove a member from office.

Residents are encouraged to apply to serve on a board or commission. Please apply by the end of April. Appointments are generally made in June. For more information, please contact the City Manager's Office at 903-237-1021.

Board and Commission Online Application
Board and Commission Printable Application

Agendas, Minutes & Videos


The Agenda Center provides links to the most recent agendas, minutes, and videos available for Council-appointed boards and commissions. Sign up using Notify Me to receive meeting notifications by email or text. 

Council Appointed Boards and Commissions:


Animal Shelter Advisory Committee 
Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee
Construction Advisory and Appeals Board
Cultural Activities Advisory Commission
Emergency Medical Service Advisory Board
Housing and Community Development Advisory Commission
Longview Historic Preservation Commission
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
Partners in Prevention Steering Committee
Planning and Zoning Commission
Public Transportation Advisory Board
Zoning Board of Adjustment

Other Boards and Commissions (Not appointed by council)
Longview Firefighters Relief and Retirement Fund  
Metropolitan Planning Organization 
Unity and Diversity Committee
Youth Action Committee
Coalition for Drug Free Youth
Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Prevention
Mentoring Advisory Council
Friends of the Library
Longview Public Library Foundation
Library Teen Advisory Board