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COVID 19, or the Coronavirus

The City of Baytown facilities and offices are open for business. Due to COVID-19 some departments may still be operating in a modified fashion. Please contact the department you plan to conduct business with directly if you have specific questions as to modification to services or location.

We continue to follow CDC guidelines for the safety of our employees and citizens and will keep you updated via social media and other communication channels

For additional information visit

http://publichealth.harriscountytx.gov/Resources/2019-Novel-Coronavirus

 

 

Boards & Commissions

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Apply to Serve on a Board, Commission or Committee

The City of Baytown has many boards, commissions and committees, made up primarily of resident volunteers who provide their insight and expertise to support and advise City Council and staff on a variety of issues and policies.

Community service is a wonderful and rewarding opportunity to make a positive impact on your community.   If you are interested in applying to serve on one of the City's boards, you may complete the online form or submit an application to the City Clerk's Office via email to cityclerk@baytown.org, via fax at 281-420-5891 or by mail or in person at 2401 Market Street, Baytown, Texas 77520.

For a complete list of the City's boards and members, please click below:  

List of Current Board Members & Vacancies

For descriptions of the duties of each board, commission or committee, please click on the links below:

Board Name

Brief Overview 

Description

Entities 
Baytown Area Water Authority (BAWA) Presides over the City's wholesale supplier of water utilities and its facilities, equipment and supplies.  Click here for more details
Baytown Crime Control and Prevention District (CCPD)
Manages sales taxes received for the City's crime control and prevention programs.  Click here for more details
Baytown Fire Control, Prevention, and EMS District (FCPEMSD)
Manages sales taxes received for the City's fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services programs.  Click here for more details
Baytown Hospitality Public Facilities Corporation (PFC) Assists the City in financing, refinancing, or providing public facilities.  Click here for more details
Baytown Municipal Development District (MDD) Manages sales taxes received for economic development and park projects.  Click here for more details
Baytown Redevelopment Authority (BRA)  Promotes, develops, encourages and maintains economic development in the area included in Reinvestment Zone No. 1. Click here for more details
TIRZ No. One, City of Baytown (TIRZ)
Prepares and approves project and financing plan(s) for the reinvestment zone and approves participation agreements for the zone.  Click here for more details
 Non-Advisory Boards, Commissions and Committees
 Board of Adjustment (BOA) Hears and decides requests for variances and special exceptions to the City's zoning ordinance.  Click here for more details
Civil Service Commission  Recommends rules and regulations regarding fire and police civil service matters and acts as an appeal board for tests and disciplinary actions.  Click here for more details
Construction Board of Adjustments and Appeals  Hears appeals from decisions of the City’s Chief Building Official. Click here for more details
Industrial Appraisal Review Board
Hears appeals from industry on valuations included or to be included with their industrial district agreements. Click here for more details
 Planning and Zoning Commission
Recommends to City Council the boundaries of the various zoning districts and text changes to the zoning ordinance. Click here for more details
 Sign Committee
Authorizes the relocation, reconstruction, or removal of signs. Click here for more details
 Advisory Boards, Commissions and Committees
Animal Control Advisory Committee Provides input regarding the animal control and adoption center plans, strategies and education, as well as the animal control ordinances.  Click here for more details
Charter Review Committee
Reviews the current City charter and recommends possible amendments to propose to the voters of the City of Baytown.  Click here for more details
Community Development Advisory Committee (CDAC)
Recommends how Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds are allocated and establishes goals and priorities for the CDBG Programs, which provide resources for low- to moderate-income residents.   Click here for more details
Community Engagement Advisory Committee (CEAC)  Receives input from the community and provides comments, suggestions, and recommendations to City Council on police matters.  Click here for more details
Ethics Commission
Hears ethics complaints and advises the City Council and/or City Manager on matters pertaining to the City's code of ethics.   Click here for more details
 Library Board
Provides input as to the general rules and regulations covering the policies and operations of the library department.  Click here for more details
 Parks and Recreation Board
 Assists and advises the City Council on the proper operation of the City's parks and recreational facilities.  Click here for more details