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Boards and commissions accepting applications

Monday, October 28, 2019 by Tai Moses

City boards, commissions and task forces empower Austin citizens to participate in local government and help impact public policy. If you’d like to be more involved in local government, serving on a board or commission might be right for you. You can find a list of the city’s boards and commissions, a description of what each of them does, and their web addresses here. You can read more about the responsibilities and training requirements here. As the city website says, your job will be “to support the democratic process by considering the broadest set of perspectives on issues. You will no longer just consider your own perspective, but must consider the perspectives of all the stakeholders involved in any particular issue.” Still interested? The city is currently accepting applications for boards and commissions and you may apply online.

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