Boards & Commissions

The City of Orange exercises appointment authority over 9 Boards and Commissions. These committees act as advisors and were created by state or local legislative authorities depending on their functions.

Board and Commission members are appointed by the City Council for two-year terms and may serve a total of four two-year terms. The individuals who serve on the City's Boards and Commissions serve in a volunteer capacity.


The City of Orange is currently taking applications for the following board and commission openings:

  • Board of Adjustment
  • Citizens Advisory Committee
  • Civil Service Commission
  • Convention and Visitors Bureau Advisory Board
  • Economic Development Corporation
  • Historic Preservation Board
  • Housing Authority Board
  • Library Advisory Board
  • Planning and Zoning Board

If you are interested in applying for a position on a Board or Commission, please download an application (PDF) or fill out the Application Form from our website, or please contact the Office of the City Secretary at 409-883-1042.