ELGIN CITY BOARDS
Get Involved in Your Community!
Volunteering to serve on one of the many Boards, Committees or Commissions is a great way to serve the community and become a part of its future. In addition to the Boards listed here, there are many committees within these boards that also need members. Please contact the department responsible for each board for additional information.
For current events and meetings go to Community Calendar
Sustainable Places Committee - Website
Sustainable Places Final Report
Landscape Ordinance Committee
Landscape Ordinance Committee Meeting Agenda
Elgin Economic Development Corporation
Meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Administers the 1/2% sales tax for economic development for a 4B Economic Development Corporation. Owns and operates the Elgin Business Park on Hwy. 290. For information, visit the EDC website at elginedc.com or contact the Economic Development Director at 512-281-5724 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Planning and Zoning Commission
The Planning & Zoning Board meets the last Monday of the month and addresses issues related to zoning, new development, and land use including subdivisions, annexations, and creating a MUD or Municipal Utility District. This board is also responsible for the creation of the Comprehensive Plan and its enforcement. In many of these areas the board makes recommendations to the City Council. For information, contact the Planning and Development Department at 512-281-0119.
P&Z Agenda -- Landscape Agenda
Board of Adjustments
Meets as needed and hears all appeals on any variance to a ruling made by a city official or a variance to any local codes. Rulings by the Board of Adjustments cannot be over-ruled by the City Council. For information, call Planning & Development Department 512-281-0119.
Public Safety Advisory Committee
Meets first Monday of the month. The board reviews public safety items related to police, fire, and emergency management services. For information, contact the City Secretary at 512-285-5724.
Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
Meets the 2nd Thursday of the month and acts in an advisory capacity to review and make recommendations for maintenance, operation, planning, development, enlargement, and use of park facilities and services. The Parks and Recreation Advisory Board is a forum for community members to voice their ideas and lend their support to the vision of parks in the Elgin community. Elgin is committed to increasing recreational opportunities and
beautifying as well as improving its citizens' quality of life through parks and open spaces. For information, contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 512-281-5724.
Library Advisory Board
Regular meetings are scheduled on the second Thursday of March and September at 5:15. Called meetings may also take place in June and December. The board makes suggestions to the City Manager and Council about the function the library plays in the community through policy, procedure and other issues. Elgin Public Library is a member of the Central Texas Library System. For more information, contact the Library Director at 512-281-5678.
Envision Elgin Community Development Team
Meets Quarterly on the 4th Tuesday of the month. Consists of 35 members representing all other boards, city and school district administration and five at-large positions. Responsible for implementing the Strategic Plan developed by the board. The Strategic Plan consists of the following focus areas, Business Recruitment, Business Retention, Education, Quality of Life, Historic Preservation, Tourism, Sustainable Growth, and Regionalism. For information, contact the Community Development Director at 512-281-5724 or email email@example.com
Envision Elgin Strategy Plan ~ Envision Agenda
Historic Review Board
Meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:30 am to review applications for alterations to buildings including signs within the historic district in downtown Elgin. Historic District Design Guidelines. For information, contact the Community Development Director at 512-281-5724 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Main Street Board
Meets 3rd Thursday of each month at 7:30 am. Elgin is a Texas Main Street City. The board promotes downtown revitalization through the Main Street Four Point Approach and hosts the Hogeye Festival. For information, contact the Community Development Director at 512-281-5724 or email email@example.com
To volunteer to serve on one of these boards, please complete the
Volunteer Board Application
An additional application specific to the Board
may also be required.