Volunteer Appreciation Event

2022 Volunteer Recognition Event - Date TBD

*Would you like to serve on a City of Levelland Board or Committee?  Contact the City of Levelland to be considered: 806-894-0113


2021 Volunteer Recognition Event:

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Canadian River Municipal Water Authority 

The Canadian River Municipal Water Authority (CRMWA) was created in 1953 by the Texas Legislature and is the authority that created and owns Lake Meredith. Eleven cities are members of this authority and each appoints representatives to the CRMWA governing board based upon city population. The Levelland City Council appoints two Levelland citizens to serve on the CRMWA board. The purpose of the board is to store, control, conserve, protect, distribute and utilize storm and flood waters and unappropriated flow of the Canadian River and its tributaries, as well as groundwater owned by the authority, to the authority's member cities. This board meets in regular quarterly meetings and other special meetings as needed. Levelland gets about half of its water from CRMWA.

Board Member              Term Expires

Buddy Moore                           2022

Richard Ellis                             2021

 

Levelland Housing Authority

The Levelland Housing Authority Board consists of five members appointed by the Mayor for two year terms.  The purpose of this board is to oversee the Levelland Housing Authority (LHA) and assure that there are safe and sanitary dwelling accommodations for families of low income.   The LHA operates public housing units funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.  

Board Member              Term Expires

Butch Wade                  2022
Lisa Hanna                   2022
Micki R. Lotz               2022
Jody Rose                     2021
Cindy Terzenbach        2021

 

Airport Advisory Board

The Airport Advisory Board is composed of 5 citizens appointed jointly by the City Council and Hockley County Commissioners to serve two-year terms. The board is responsible for advising and making recommendations to the City Council and County Commissioners in areas of planning, development, construction, enlargement, improvement, maintenance, equipment, operation, protection, and policing of the Levelland Municipal Airport which is owned and controlled jointly by the City of Levelland and Hockley County. The board meets on an as needed basis, usually once or twice yearly.

Board Member              

Mary Engledow
 Alan Wisdom

David Barnes

Derek Dunn
 Vacant

 

Planning and Zoning Commission

The purpose of the Planning and Zoning Commission is to make recommendations to the City Council for the adoption of and amendments to the Levelland Zoning Ordinance, to exercise control over the platting and subdivision of land within the City limits and within the extraterritorial area, to formulate and to recommend a comprehensive plan for the City and extraterritorial area.  Board members and terms are as follows:

Board Member            ______  Term Expires

Michael Stueart                                    2022
Kayla Neuhaus                                      2022
Roger Lindsey                                       2022
Dallas Pena                                           2022
Butch Wade                                          2021
Devin Sonnenburg (2nd Alternate)    2021
Pete Cunningham (1st Alternate)      2021

Zoning Board of Adjustment

The Zoning Board of Adjustment considers variances and special uses to the zoning ordinance and building codes, and hears appeals regarding land use decisions made by the Building Official.  Board members and terms are as follows:

Board Member              Term Expires

Jim Mara                                 2022
Pete Cunningham                  2022
Donny Barry (1st Alternate) 2022
Butch Wade                            2021
Diane Lane                              2021
Ray Scifres                               2021
Tim Cook (2nd Alternate)      2021

Housing Standards Commission

The Housing Standards Commission provides for inspection and enforcement of uninhabitable and dangerous dwellings and buildings, declaring as unfit for human occupation and violations as recommended by the Building Inspector.  Board members and terms are as follows:

Board Member              Term Expires

Michael Stueart                       2022
Amber Hinson                          2022
 Diane Lane                               2021
Kris Phillips                                2021
Kayla Neuhaus                          2021


Construction Advisory and Appeals Board

The Construction Advisory and Appeals Board is the newest City related board, created on April 17, 2006.  Its purpose is to provide advice and recommendations to City staff and the City Council regarding land use and construction related issues. The board also hears appeals from the construction trades regarding decisions made by the City Building Official. The six-member board is appointed by the City Council for three year terms and includes professionals and craftsmen from the various building trades.


Comprehensive Zoning Review Task Force

The purpose of the Comprehensive Zoning Review Task Force is to provide assistance to the City of Levelland in identifying areas in the Levelland Zoning Code that need to be reviewed by the Planning and Zoning Commission and the Levelland City Council.   At this time the task force has presented recommendations to the City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission.   

Michael Stueart
Breann Buxkemper
Mary Engledow
Butch Wade
Jody Rose
Iris Keeling
Michelle Davis 


Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone Board No. 1

The City has created two Tax Increment Financing Reinvestment Zones (TIF), each governed by a separate board.   TIF #1 was created in 2006 to encourage housing development, and is governed by a seven member board, four of which are local citizens appointed by the City Council. Board members and terms are as follows:

Board Member              Term Expires

Russell Vest                   2022
Ty Gregory                     2022
Sham Myatt                   2021
Todd Paxton                   2021
Sharla Baldridge            County Representative
Jason Coleman              Water District Representative
 Mary Engledow            City Representative

Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 2

TIF #2 is charged with assisting in the development of the Levelland Industrial Rail Park and is governed by a board of five, two of whom are local citizens appointed by the City Council. The board meets as needed.  Board members and terms are as follows:

Board Member              Term Expires

Todd Paxton                    2022
 Sham Myatt                   2021
 Sharla Baldridge           County Representative
Jason Coleman              Water District Representative
 Mary Engledow            City Representative

Levelland Economic Development Corporation

The Levelland Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) board consists of a five member board appointed by the City Council.   The LEDC provides direction, planning, and oversight of funds collected by the Economic Development Sales Tax.   The purpose of the corporation is to develop, and as necessary update and modify, strategies and plans to implement the purposes of the corporation; to efficiently and without unnecessary duplication utilize local resources to effect its purposes; and to see to the efficient use of its available revenues to further economic development in Levelland.   Board members and terms are as follows:

 Board Member              Term Expires

Tushar Bhakta              2023
Elgin Conner                2021
Sham Myatt                  2021
Jody Rose                     2022
Rob Blair                      2022


Levelland Community Development Corporation

The Community Development Corporation (LCDC) board consists of a seven member board appointed by the City Council.  Each board member serves 2-year staggered terms.  The LCDC has been tasked with developing the Levelland-Oxy Sports Complex, a multi-purpose youth sports complex, as well as making improvements in the overall park and recreation system in Levelland.  Board members and terms are as follows:

Board Member              Term Expires

Barry Royal                   2022

Bruce White                  2022

Tushar Bhakta               2022

Bobby Neal                   2022

Michael Wiiest             2021

Frankie Ruiz                  2021

Kelly Read                    2021

 

Cemetery Advisory Board

The Cemetery Advisory Board is composed of five members appointed by the City Council. The purpose of the Cemetery Advisory Board is to provide advice and recommendations to City staff and the City Council regarding Cemetery operations, rules and policies of the Cemetery. This group meets as needed, usually about three times a year.

Board Member 

Jim Cole
Mary Shakespeare
Karen Pence
Ryan Bean
George 

 

Animal Services Task Force

The Animal Services Task Force shall be advisory only and shall advise the City Manager and City Council on policies and procedures presented to the task force regarding. 1) The City’s Animal Control Division. 2)City’s Animal Shelter. 3) The use of volunteers and non-profit animal rescue/welfare organizations in support of the City’s animal control responsibilities. 4)Any other function or duty as requested or directed by the City Council or deemed advisable by the City Manager relating to the City’s Animal Control Division.  The task force concluded its recommendations earlier this year and several of the recommendations have already been implemented. 

Michael Wiiest  
 Dr. Tracy Jenkins
 John Dupree
 Kati Moody
 Sallie Morris
 Mary Engledow
 Jim Myatt

Animal Shelter Advisory Committee

The purpose of the Animal Shelter Advisory Committee is to provide advice to help the Levelland Animal Shelter remain in compliance with generally accepted standards and regulations.  

Dr. Tracy Jenkins (community member)
Jill Pitts (community member)

 

Main Street Advisory Board

The Levelland Main Street Program (LMSP) board consists of a ten-member board appointed by the City Council.  The LMPS Advisory Board is a strong, working board capable of creating positive change for downtown. The success of a commercial district’s preservation and revitalization effort depends largely on the board’s ability to identify and mobilize resources, build volunteer support, develop new leadership, work effectively with merchants, and maintain clear focus on the district’s needs and opportunities. All members of the LMSP Advisory Board and additional volunteers for the program should be historic preservation advocates.  Advisory Board members serve one three-year term and must rotate off of the Advisory Board for at least one fiscal year.  Advisory Board members are encouraged to have served on a LMSP committee before serving on the Advisory Board.  Board members and terms are as follows:

Board Member              Term Expires

Valentina Soto                          2022

Aryn Corley                                2022

Nicole Campbell                       2022

Devin Sonnenburg                   2023

Jeb Wilcox                                 2023

Meleta Atchison                       2023

Rob Martin                               2021

Iris Keeling                               2021

Jody Drennan                          2021

Angie Vest                                2021