Boards and Commissions

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A thriving city doesn't just happen.  Selfless volunteers, who advise the city on its board and commissions are vital to helping identify the needs and desires of the community. The City of Longview has a number of various City Council-appointed Boards, Commissions and Committees, and sometimes the City Council may occasionally appoint short-term committees for special purposes.

Many of the Boards, Commissions and Committees have residency and other special requirements. For most boards, the City Council will appoint members to a maximum of 3 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.

Applications to serve are due by the end of April each year, and 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
Senior Advisory Committee
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