Boards, Commissions, & Committees

The City Secretary's Office coordinates the recruitment, application, and appointment process for boards, commissions, and committees appointed by the City Council. For more information, contact us at or 281-470-5019.

Civic Duties

The work done by citizens serving on boards, commissions, and committees as appointed officials time is a vital part of the work of the government of the City of La Porte. Members are appointed by the City Council and have an opportunity to affect public policy and networks with local officials and other engaged community participants.

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.