Boards, Commissions & Committees

The City's various boards, commissions, and committees assist in the governance of the community and Dallas residents are encouraged to participate. Serving on a board, commission or committee is a rewarding way for you to engage with the community. Most are advisory to City Council while others provide expertise or review policies. The Mayor recommends and the City Council appoints all board, commission and committee members.

Vacancies


The City of Dallas currently has a vacancy on the Parks Advisory Board. If you are interested in serving on this board, please complete a Citizen Committee Interest Form and your application will be considered by the Mayor for appointment with consent from the City Council.  For more information, call 503.831.3502.

Budget Committee


Each spring, the Budget Committee meets to review and recommend a budget for the City’s next fiscal year. Read More...

Economic Development Commission


The Economic Development Commission (EDC) is an advisory board to the City of Dallas to oversee economic development activities. Read more...

Historic Landmarks Advisory Commission


The Landmarks Advisory Commission acts as an advisory body to the Planning Commission, making recommendations to the Planning Commission for designation of qualifying historic resources. Read More...

Library Board


The Library Board develops and recommends to the Council long-range plans for library services, investigates funding sources, and other duties that are outlined in Dallas City Code. Read more...

Parks Advisory Board


The Parks Advisory Board plans for future park and recreation areas and facilities as well as the maintenance of existing areas and facilities and generally encourages community interest in parks and recreation. Read More... 

Planning Commission


The Planning Commission is the primary land-use decision making body for the City. Read More...

Urban Renewal District Advisory Committee


The Urban Renewal District Advisory Committee (URDAC) is a citizen committee that was formed to make recommendations to the Urban Renewal Agency regarding Urban Renewal matters in downtown Dallas. Read More...

Retired Advisory Committees

Citizens Streets Advisory Committee

Housing Needs Analysis Advisory Committee

Public Safety Facility Steering Committee