Parker County’s Commissioners Court is seeking applicants to serve as Commissioners on all Parker County Emergency Service Districts (ESD’s) Boards.
Deadline for resume submission is noon Nov. 30. Commissioners Court will conduct interviews for expiring terms.
Any person interested, who qualifies can submit a resume and brief cover letter explaining why they have interest in serving to Parker County Commissioners Court at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants need to specify which ESD they are seeking to be appointed to.
Current Board Commissioners, whose term expires at the end of 2016, should send an email to the above address if they wish to seek reappointment. They will be interviewed as well as new applicants.
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All who are at least 18, eligible to vote and live or own land within the boundaries of the ESD they are applying for, are eligible to be a member of the Board of Commissioners.
ESD’s have five person boards which are appointed by Commissioners Court. Board Commissioners are appointed to staggered terms.
ESD 1 has three terms expiring. ESD 3 has three expiring terms. ESD 6 has two expiring terms. ESD 7 has two expiring terms. ESD 8 has three terms expiring and ESD 9 has two expiring terms.
Commissioners Court will consider relevant factors in determining the individuals to appoint as Emergency Services Board Commissioners.
The board of an ESD sets the tax rate and budget to fund the district.
In addition, the power and duties of the board include; holding regular monthly meetings and other meetings as necessary; keeping minutes and records of its acts and proceedings; filing reports as required by the state fire marshal, the commissioner of health, and other authorized persons; filing a written report not later than February 1 of each year with the Commissioners Court regarding the district's administration for the preceding calendar year and the district's financial condition; and administering the district in accordance with chapter 776 of the Texas Health and Safety Code.