Boards and Commissions

Become a Member

Volunteer your time and talents to help your community by serving as a member of a City Advisory Board or Development Corporation. Details on each advisory board can be obtained from the City Secretary. If you are interested in serving on one of the boards, complete and return the Board Membership Application to the City Secretary’s Office. You can complete the application online or by hand. 

City Boards

  • Planning and Zoning
    • 7 members, three year staggered terms
    • Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 5:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 112 N. Colorado Street
    • Advises council about City Planning to include public improvements, civic improvements, zoning of property, widening and changing of streets, routing of public utilities, controlling and regulating traffic, approving plats.
    • Staff Contact: Development Services 972-382-2682, ext. 1025
    • Members: Ben Hangartner Chairman, Shelby Barley Vice-Chair, Eric Becker, Jace Ousley, Charles Haley, Shawn Bain, and Brian Poche
  • Board of Adjustments
    • 5 members, 2 alternates, two-year staggered terms
    • Meets the 1st Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 112 N. Colorado Street
    • Serves as an appeal body for individuals seeking variances to the Zoning Ordinance, or to a decision made by an administrative official enforcing the ordinance
    • Staff Contact: Development Services 972-382-2682, ext. 1025
  • Library
    • 7 members, two year staggered terms
    • Meets the 3rd Tuesday at 6 p.m. in the Library, 142 N Ohio Street
    • Develops and implements policies, plans and sets goals, and acts as advocates for the library
    • Staff Contact: Director of Library Services Linda Shaw 972-382-2682, ext. 1101
  • Parks and Recreation
    • Comprised of 5 members of the Celina Community Board, three year staggered terms
    • Meets the 1st Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, 112 N. Colorado Street. 
    • Advises council on park-related matters
    • Staff Contact: Director of Parks and Recreation Cody Webb 972-382-2682, ext. 6001
  • Main Street Advisory
    • 12 members, two year staggered terms
    • Meets the 1st Thursday of every month at 8:00 a.m.
    • Advises council and makes recommendations regarding the Downtown Historic District
    • Staff Contact: Downtown Development Manager, Rebecca Barton 972-382-2682, ext. 7002
  • Historic Preservation
    • 7 members, 2 alternates
    • Meets the 4th Wednesday at 9 a.m. in City Council Chambers, 112 N. Colorado Street
    • Hears plans, makes recommendations and advises city regarding activity in the designated Historic District
    • Staff Contact: Downtown Development Manager, Rebecca Barton 972-382-2682, ext. 7002
  • Fine Arts
    • Meets on an as-needed basis n City Council Chambers, 112 N. Colorado Street
    • Hears plans, makes recommendations and advises city regarding Art activity. 
    • Staff Contact: Downtown Development Manager, Rebecca Barton 972-382-2682, ext. 7002


Development Corporations

  • Economic Development
    • 5 members, two years staggered terms
    • Meets Monthly at 5 p.m. in the Celina Economic Development Corporation Building, 302 W. Walnut Street. 
    • Coordinates the use of sales and use tax funds primarily aimed at promoting economic development
    • Staff Contact: Executive Director Alexis Jackson 972-382-2682, ext. 802
  • Community Development
    • 7 members, two years staggered terms
    • Meets on an as-needed basis
    • Coordinates the use of sales and use tax funds primarily aimed at promoting parks, and 5 members serve as the Parks & Recreation Board. 
    • Staff Contact: City Secretary Vicki Tarrant 972-382-2682, ext. 1071