Boards & Commissions

Bedford's Boards and Commissions are comprised of citizen volunteers who have an active interest in participating in the municipal business of the City of Bedford.

Membership is open to all Bedford residents who have lived in Bedford for at least 1 year immediately preceding their appointment unless otherwise noted by an ordinance, bylaws or regulatory provisions of that board or commission. Regular attendance at all meetings of the board or commission to which one is appointed is required.


Are you interested in serving your community? Now’s your chance to help determine future development, road projects, building codes, housing standards, variances, and more by serving on one of the following boards and commissions:
  • Planning and Zoning Commission – Meets one to two times a month
  • Street Improvement Economic Development Corporation (4B) Board – Meets twice a year (at least)
  • Zoning Board of Adjustment / Building and Standards Commission – Same members serve on both groups, both meet as needed
Members must live in Bedford and be able to commit to two-year terms. If interested, please complete the online application by Friday, April 8.

Helpful Links

General Provisions for Boards and Commissions

Code of Ordinances - Chapter 2, Article IV - Boards, Commissions and Committees

Ethics Policy

The City of Bedford has adopted an Ethics Policy to establish guidelines for ethical standards of conduct for all city officials and employees.
Code of Ordinances - Chapter 2, Article III, Division 3 - Ethics

Open Government Training

All elected and appointed officials are required to take training on the Open Meetings Act and the Public Information Act within 90 days of their appointment or swearing in. This training is offered online by the Texas Attorney General's Office. 
Open Meetings Act Training
Public Information Act Training