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All board and commission applicants are appointed by the City Council. Appointments are generally held annually, although other appointments may be scheduled when openings arise.

All appointees to City of Buda boards, commissions, and committees must be residents of Buda unless the ordinance requires representation from the extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ). All applicants will receive and must adhere to the attendance policy established by the City Council. Each board or commission is responsible for electing their own chairperson and other officers.

Our Boards and Commissions

Certified Retirement Community Board.
This board will help with the application process for the City of Buda to become a Certified Retirement Community, which includes a retiree desirability assessment. Board members are not required to be residents of the City of Buda. For more information or to submit your name for the Board, please contact Ann Miller at 512.295.2022 or .

Construction Board of Appeals
This board is an advisory body to the City Council that exhibits certain autonomous decision-making. Its powers and duties include hearing appeals of orders, decisions or determinations made by city officials relative to the application and interpretation of Chapter 6 (Building Regulations) of the Code of Ordinances. This board holds its meetings on an as-needed basis.
Agenda/Minutes  Ordinance establishing Board/Commission

Economic Development Corporation Board
Established under Local Government Code Sections 501, 504, and 505 and is the governing body of the Buda Economic Development Corporation (a Type B corporation), which was established in 2001. The mission of the Buda Economic Development Corporation is to provide leadership in creating and pursuing balanced economic growth, by recruiting and retaining desirable, diverse businesses and developing infrastructure, while protecting the quality of life and natural resources in the region. Meetings are held monthly on the first Wednesday of each month and special meetings are called on as needed basis. Board members are required to sign confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements and serve two-year terms.

Historic Preservation Commission
Serves as an advisory board to the City Council in matters relating to heritage and historic preservation activities. Meets monthly every 1st Thursday at 7 p.m.
Agenda and Minutes   Video  Ordinance establishing Board/Commission

Library Commission
Advises in matters relating to policies for the operation of the library facilities and services for the City of Buda. Meets monthly every 2nd Thursday at 7 p.m.
Agendas/Minutes   Prior to 2014 - Agendas/Minutes  Ordinance establishing Board/Commission

Local Government Corporation
The Corporation was established via the 2004 Interlocal Agreement between Hays County and the City.  The Corporation is responsible for the receiving, investing and disbursing of all funds of the Corporation, accounting for reporting on all financial activity, coordinating the independent audit, budget development, and administration and project financing for projects on the Cabela's Tax Reinvestment Zone.  Meets annually and as needed throughout the year.   

Parks and Recreation Commission
Serves in matters relating to policies, rules, and regulations of the public parks and recreation programs. Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m.
Agenda/Minutes  Video  Ordinance establishing Board/Commission

Planning and Zoning
Serves as an advisory board to the City Council in matters related to ensuring planned and purposeful development and to enforce State and local statutes and ordinances. Also serves as the Sign Review Board for sign related variances and appeals. Meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday every month at 7 p.m.
Agenda/Minutes  Video  Ordinance establishing Board/Commission
Sustainability Commission 
Serves as an advisory board to the City Council in matters related to the interest of sustainable practices, recognizing all three aspects of sustainability, including environmental stewardship, social awareness and fiscal responsibility.
Agenda/Minutes   Video  Ordinance establishing Board/Commission

Zoning Board and Adjustment
Has the authority to hear and decide appeals where the applicant alleges that there is an error in any order, requirement, decision, or determination made by City Staff or the City Council in the enforcement of the City’s zoning regulations and ordinances. Meets only as needed on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7 p.m.
Agenda/Minutes  Video  Ordinance establishing Board/Commission