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Smith County accepting application for ESD Board

Smith County accepting application for ESD Board

POSTED: Monday, September 17, 2012 - 9:36am

UPDATED: Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 9:20am

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 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.

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Anyone applying for this job is wasting their time, unless they are cronies with the County Commissioners!

Could you please explain what you mean by that? I am interested in serving in this position and am trying to understand it better, especially it's problems .

But say, is this a paid position or just a volunteer one?


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