Boards, Commissions, & Committees

Civic Duties

The work done by citizens serving on boards, commissions, committees, appointed officials time is a vital part of the work of La Porte City Government. Members are appointed by the City Council. Members have an opportunity to affect public policy, gain access to the highest levels of City Government, and to develop networks.

Interested Citizens

Any citizen interested in serving on a board, commission, or committee should request a Board and Commission Handbook/Directory (PDF) and a Board and Commission Application (PDF) from the City Secretary’s Office, or the appropriate staff liaison. In addition to submitting a completed application, it will also be helpful to notify the Mayor or a Councilmember of your interest.

This publication provides a listing of boards, commissions, committees, appointed officials presently operating in the City of La Porte. The directory is designed to educate the citizens of La Porte about opportunities available for community service. The City Council encourages participation of qualified citizens and is committed to cultural diversity on all appointments. Questions regarding board, commission, committee service or volunteering should be directed to the City Secretary’s Office at 281-470-5022.

It is our hope that your service to the City of La Porte will be both rewarding and fulfilling.