It is the desire and intent of City Council to encourage and support citizen participation in an advisory capacity governing the affairs of the City. Service through membership on a board, commission or committee is a valued, important opportunity for participation in an advisory capacity. To these ends, this policy sets out an orderly process for citizens interested in serving as members of a city board, commission, or committee and for the City Council to oversee appointments.
Download an Application to volunteer for any City of Friendswood board, commission or committee.
Thank you for your willingness to serve our community. Please read the Friendswood Volunteer Guidebook which should serve as a guide for participation of volunteers, describes the treatment volunteers should expect and explains what is expected of them.
The Mayor of the City of Friendswood has the authority under the City Charter to appoint special committees as he deems advisable and as instructed by the Council (City Charter Section 3.05). Special committees established for these specific purposes are usually of limited duration. The Council may apply these policies and procedures to special committees as deemed necessary.