Smith County accepting application for ESD Board
POSTED: Monday, September 17, 2012 - 9:36am
UPDATED: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 9:20am
Smith County, tx — Smith County is now accepting applications for a vacancy on the Emergency Services District #2 Board of Directors. Emergency Services Districts are political subdivisions of Texas that are entrusted with providing fire services to many unincorporated areas of the state. Applications will be accepted through September 24.
An ESD is governed by a board of commissioners who are appointed for two year staggered terms. All members must own real property or be a registered voter in the district where they serve.
The five member Smith County ESD #2 board serves the areas of Whitehouse, Dixie, Flint-Gresham, Jackson Heights, Red Springs, Troup, Winona, Arp, Bullard, Noonday, and Chapel Hill volunteer fire departments. Emergency services districts are political subdivisions of the State of Texas, and are required to comply with all open government laws.
If you are interested in submitting an application please visit the Smith County Website at www.smith-county.com. Applications can be found by selecting the “Government” tab on the home page, selecting the “Commissioners Court” page then clicking on the tab labeled “Boards and Commissions.” Please direct any questions to the Smith County Public Relations Office at 903-590-4607.