Boards & Commissions

The City Council (link) of the City of Portland is soliciting applications from qualified citizens who wish to serve on its volunteer boards, commissions and committees. Regular board, commission and committee members must be at least 21 years of age, have resided within the City of Portland for at least 12 months, be registered to vote, not be in financial arrears to the city and be able to attend at least one regular evening meeting a month.

If you are considering applying for an appointed position, please review the Council Board, Commissions and Committees Handbook (PDF). For more information and questions, please call 361-777-4513. To apply and be considered for appointment, fill out the Board, Commission and Committee Appointment Application (PDF online form). 

For questions, please contact: 
Annette Hall
City Secretary
1900 Billy G. Webb Dr.
Portland, Texas 78374