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Posted on: May 16, 2019

City accepting applications, interviewing for Park Board

Open park board positions

Galveston, TX – The City of Galveston is accepting applications for five positions on the Galveston Island Park Board of Trustees.

The Park Board of Trustees' mission is to promote Galveston Island, its natural resources, attractions, and heritage; to attract visitors to Galveston Island; and to assure that Galveston's assets, for which the Board of Trustees is responsible, provide visitors and residents with exemplary experiences in an environment that is safe, clean, accessible, fun, and environmentally sensitive.

There are five positions on the Park Board expiring at the end of July. Four of trustees holding those five positions could re-apply for another two-year term, however, incumbent trustees will need to re-apply and interview again. One trustee is term-limited.

The City of Galveston is accepting applications for all five positions. There are nine positions total on the board, including the ex-officio from City Council.

Interested candidates can apply in person at the City Secretary’s office or access the application online under Online Forms. Applicants may email their completed application and residency affidavit to the City Secretary’s email group at CitySec@galvestontx.gov. The affidavit must be notarized before sending it in. The City Secretary’s Office will notarize forms if applicants come in person.

Anyone interested in applying should submit their application by June 12th.

At this time, the City Council is only interviewing for the Park Board. Interviews for Planning Commission and Wharves Board will be held at a later date.

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