Boards & Commissions

Applications are being accepted for the following board and commission vacancies: 

  • Capital Impact Advisory committee – One Ad-hoc member 
  • Fate Development Corporation – One Non-Council Class member
  • Fate Municipal Development District No. 1 – Two members
  • Parks and Recreation Board – Five members
  • Planning and Zoning Commission – Three members
  • Zoning Board of Adjustment – Three members

The City Council of the City of Fate encourages all citizens to consider becoming actively involved in City government by serving on a City Board or Commission. 

Applications must be submitted to the City Secretary’s Office no later than Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. in order to be considered by the City Council. Applications may be submitted online via the City website (below), in person at City Hall, via fax at 972-772-3343, via mail at P.O. Box 159 Fate, Texas 75132, or via email at

The City Council will interview applicants and consider appointments at a future Council meeting. Those applicants not appointed will be considered for future assignments as vacancies occur. Applications will remain on file for one year. 

Board Duties

The City of Fate's Boards and Commissions are comprised of concerned citizens who volunteer their time, knowledge, and expertise to make a difference in their community. Duties of the boards may include serving in an advisory capacity, examining in-depth issues such as planning and zoning, making recommendations to City Council, and making decisions on variance requests from citizens. The work these citizens do assists the Council and contributes directly to the quality of life enjoyed by both residential and corporate citizens.

Overview of Boards and Commissions, Responsibilities, and Meeting Schedules

Board Qualifications

Applicants who are qualified voters of the City may be appointed to serve on a Board or Commission. Applicants should be able to commit the required volunteer time for board service as well as show an interest in the specific workings of the Board or Commission; and in some cases, more specific qualifications regarding knowledge or licensing in a specific field.

Board Appointment Process

The City has a number of Boards and Commissions which have been established by City Charter, City Council, or State Law. The annual application period for boards and commission positions with expiring terms and known vacancies begin in May and appointments will be made in accordance with the City of Fate Appointment Policy.

Click here to complete an online application or click here to Download the Boards and Commissions Application (PDF). 

Additional Information

Dates are subject to change or cancellation. Please call ahead. All meetings will be held at the City Hall unless otherwise noted. The City Hall is located at 1900 CD Boren Parkway.