Mansfield News

City seeks applications for board seats

The Mansfield City Council is currently accepting applications from residents interested in volunteering their service on one of the city’s boards or commissions.

“Volunteers are important to any city and those serving on our boards and commissions play a vital role in helping shape our community,” said Mayor David L. Cook. “The more citizens are involved, the better.”

Boards seeking applicants include the Planning & Zoning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Mansfield Economic Development Corporation, Mansfield Park Facilities Development Corporation, Library Advisory Board, Keep Mansfield Beautiful Commission and the Historic Landmark Commission. More information about the duties of each board can be found on the city website at

Applications will be accepted thru July 31, and reviewed by the City Council during the month of August. Appointments will be finalized in September with new appointees beginning their service Oct. 1.

Anyone interested in serving is encouraged to submit an application no later than July 31. Completed applications should be forwarded to City Secretary Jeanne Heard at 1200 E. Broad Street, Mansfield, TX 76063 or emailed to An application may be obtained at City Hall or by visiting the city’s webpage at

For more information, please contact the city secretary’s office at 817-276-4204.