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Note: To be considered for appointment to any of the below named boards, you may submit a letter of interest with a resume directly to Loyd Neal, Nueces County Judge, 901 Leopard, Rm 303, Corpus Christi, TX 78401.
1Air Quality Service Monitoring Committee
2Christus Spohn Health Board of Trustees
3Citizens' Advisory Health Board
4Coastal Bend Council of Governments
5Coastal Bend Housing Finance Corporation
6Coastal Bend Workforce Development Board
7Intergovernmental Commission on Drug & Alcohol Abuse
8Loss Control Committee
9Nueces County Airport Advisory Board
10Nueces County Animal Control Advisory Committee
11Nueces County Bail Bond Board
12Nueces County Beach Management Advisory Committee
13Nueces County Bishop Driscoll Drainage Dist. No. 3
14Nueces County Board of Coastal Parks
15Nueces County Child Welfare Board
16Nueces County Civil Service Commission
17Nueces County Community Action Agency Board
18Nueces County Emergency Services District #1
19Nueces County Emergency Services District #2
20Nueces County Emergency Services District #3
21Nueces County Emergency Services District #4
22Nueces County Emergency Services District #6
23Nueces County Grants Review Committee
24Nueces County Historical Commission
25Nueces County Hospital District Board of Managers
26Nueces County Housing Finance Corporation
27Nueces County Juvenile Advisory Council
28Nueces County Library Advisory Board
29Nueces County MHMR Community Center Board
30Nueces County Purchasing Board
31Nueces County Rural Rail Transportation District
32Nueces County Special Task Force of Adult Protective Services
33Nueces County Tax Appraisal District
34Nueces County Veterans Local Land Board Committee
35Port of Corpus Christi Authority of Nueces County
36Regional Health Awareness Board
37Regional Transportation Authority
38South Texas Water Authority

AIR QUALITY SERVICES MONITORING COMMITTEE
DUTIES:
To help disseminate pertinent information, formulate recommendations, develop local initiatives in monitor emissions of pollutants and implement control to enture compliance with the Clean Air Act.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
On February 16, 2000, the Commissioners Court entered into an agreement with the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce for services related to identifying and monitoring issues pertaining to the Clean Air Act.

COMPOSITION:
The Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce contracted with Bill Hennings to monitor and pursue objectives for maintaining air quality in our area. This committee includes representatives from the City of Corpus Christi, the Port of Corpus Christi, San Patricio County, and the City of Portland.
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CHRISTUS SPOHN HEALTH BOARD OF TRUSTEES
COMPOSITION:
Three Board Members are nominated by the Commissioners Court to serve on the Board. The Commissioners Court nominees are subject to approval and confirmation by the Nueces County Hospital District Board of Managers.

TERMS:
Board Members serve staggered three-year terms. One board position expires in December, 2001 and every 3 years thereafter; one board position expires in December 2002 and every 3 years thereafter; and, one board position expires in December 2003 and every 3 years thereafter. Each member may serve a maximum of three terms (9 years).
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CITIZENS' ADVISORY HEALTH BOARD
COMPOSITION:
There are a total of 11 members of the board. Five appointed by Commissioners Court and five members by the Corpus Christi City Council and one member appointed by the City and the County. The Board elects its own president and vice-president. The Board is a collaborative partnership with the Directors of the Department of Public Health and Department of Human Services

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
City Ordinance 5557, amended by Ordinance 5936, amended by Ordinance 14321, amended by agreement to form a City-County Health District, 1984.

MEETS:
The third Wednesday of every month, 11:30 a.m. at the Health Department, 1702 Horne Road.

TERMS:
Two-year terms as determined by Commissioners Court May 2, 2007.
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COASTAL BEND COUNCIL OF GOVERNMENTS
DUTIES:
Volunteer association of Regional City and County Governments formed to provide a cost effective way to plan, cooperate and obtain information and provide technical assistance.

COMPOSITION:
There are a total of 75 members on the Board, fifteen appointed by Nueces County Commissioners Court, who must be residents of Nueces County. Other members must be from Aransas, Bee, Brooks, Duval, Jim Wells, Kennedy, Kleberg, Live Oak, McMullen, Nueces,Refugio, and San Patricio counties.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
This Board is authorized by Local Government Code 391.001, formed in March 1966 by Interlocal Agreement with the City of Corpus Christi and Nueces County. The powers of the Council are granted and described in Chapter 391, Regional Planning Commissions, and Local Government Code.

MEETS:
Fourth Friday of every month at the CBCOG office, 2910 Leopard Street, Corpus Christi, Texas.

TERMS:
No set terms.
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COASTAL BEND HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION
DUTIES:
Form a joint housing finance corporation to provide a means of financing the cost of residential ownership and development that will provide decent, safe and sanitary single family housing for persons and families of low and moderate income. Program to provide below-market rate home mortgage loans to low and moderate income, first-time home buyers in the Coastal Bend.

COMPOSITION:
The number of directors constituting the initial Board of Directors of the Corporation is 10 (ten) members. Each of the initial directors reside with the Sponsoring Local Government, each director, including the initial director, shall be eligible for reappointment. The Board of Directors shall consist of the number of directors for the terms provided in the Articles of Corporation. Thereafter, each Sponsoring Local Government shall appoint one (1) director to serve on the Board of Directors of the Corporation for a term not in excess of six (6) years. However, a director position may be immediately filled by the appointment or election by the Governing Body of the Sponsoring Local Government, which originally had appointed or elected the director whose resignation, death, or removal occasioned such vacancy.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Articles of Incorporation of the Coastal Bend Housing Finance Corporation (the "Corporation") have been adopted pursuant to the provisions of Section 394.016, Tex. Loc. Gov't Code. Resolution forming the Coastal Bend Housing Finance Corporation on August 23, 1995 Commissioners Court Minutes Vol. 28 Page 120 and placing Nueces County as "Sponsoring Local Government" of the "Corporation".

MEETS:
Regular meetings of the Board of Directors shall be held at such times and places to be designated. The principle office of the corporation shall be located at the Nueces County Courthouse, 901 Leopard St. Corpus Christi, Texas 78401. Board contact, Loyd Neal, Nueces County Judge, 361-888-0444.
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COASTAL BEND WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT BOARD
(AKA WorkSource of the Coastal Bend)
DUTIES:
The board is responsible for the planning, oversight, and evaluation of workforce training and services in the 12 county areas. This Board assumed responsibility for Job Training Partnership Act (JTPA) funds, as well as the CHOICES/TANF program, the Food Stamp Employment and Training Program, One-Stop Career Center Development, planning of Employment Services, and Child Care Management System Funds.

COMPOSITION:
The representation will be in accordance with federal and state laws. The membership is composed of not less than 28 members and no more than 34; including representatives of educational agencies, literacy organizations, organized labor, rehabilitation agencies, community based organizations, economic development agencies, public assistance agency and public employment service.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Section 102 and 103 of the Job Training Partnership Act of 1982.

MEETS:
Thursday of every other month at 4:00 pm, Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend, 520 N. Staples Street, Corpus Christi, Texas, 78401; P.O. Box 2568, Corpus Christi, TX 78403.

TERMS:
Three year staggered terms. Appointments made in June.
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INTERGOVERNMENTAL COMMISSION ON DRUG & ALCOHOL ABUSE
DUTIES:
Assisting and advising the participating local governmental agencies on programs and methods to combat drug and alcohol abuse among the citizens of Nueces County. The Commission shall have no paid employees other than the administrative staff provided for herein, and shall have no power to operate or engage in direct activities benefiting drug or alcohol abusers, such as treatment programs.

COMPOSITION:
Thirteen voting members. Three members shall be appointed by the Corpus Christi City Council, three by Nueces County Commissioners Court, two by the Board of the Corpus Christi ISD, one by the Board of the Robstown ISD, one by the Board of Tuloso Midway ISD, one by the Board of the West Oso ISD, one by the Board of the Calallen ISD, and one by the Board of the Flour Bluff ISD.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Resolution No. 19196, 2/25/86. Motion M86-0333, 7/15/86 to enter into an Interlocal agreement with Nueces County, CCISD and the Independent School Districts of Robstown, Tuloso-Midway, West Oso, Calallen and Flour Bluff.

MEETS:
Third Thursday of every month 12:00 noon, Police Department - 5thFloor Conference Room.

TERMS:
The three county board positions expire in August every two years.
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LOSS CONTROL COMMITTEE
DUTIES:
To help the County in the dedication, control, and/or elimination of unsafe conditions and work procedures. Committee members will serve as advisors to the Risk Manager and the Commissioners Court on matters relating to the safety and health to county employees.

COMPOSITION:
For purposes of committee member selection, a list of potential committee members will be nominated by the employees of the County, approved by their department heads and appointed by the Commissioners Court. Members will serve at the pleasure of the Commissioners Court.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Established under the Nueces County Safety Health Policy as adopted by the Commissioners Court, November 10, 1995, in the Commissioners Court minutes Volume 28, Pages 424-437.

MEETS:
Members will attend monthly meetings.

TERMS:
No set terms.
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NUECES COUNTY AIRPORT ADVISORY BOARD
DUTIES:
The board may make recommendations to the Commissioners Court on the maintenance, operation, control, fees and charges; conduct studies or surveys related to improvements and contracted services for the Nueces County Airport. In addition, the board shall make recommendations regarding safety compliance issues in accordance with the Transportation Security Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board. The board is to act only in an advisory capacity and will not be authorized to enter into or approve any contractual or verbal obligations on behalf of Nueces County.

COMPOSITION:
The board shall be comprised of seven (7) members with each Commissioner appointing one representative from their precinct and three (3) at-large representatives appointed by the Commissioners Court. Precinct representatives will serve two-year terms and at-large representatives will serve three-year terms commencing October 1, 2009. Experience in aviation and knowledge of the Texas Open Meetings Act are beneficial, but not a requirement.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Commissioners Court re-established the Nueces County Airport Advisory Board on July 8, 2009 to act in an advisory capacity in accordance with the Texas Transportation Code (Section 22.017)

MEETS:
The board shall meet monthly. Postings and reports of monthly meetings, including agendas and minutes, are to be submitted in compliance with the Texas Open Meetings Act.
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NUECES COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
COMPOSITION:
By Statute the Committee must be composed of at least: one (1) licensed veterinarian, one (1) county or municipal official, one (1) person whose duties include the daily operation of an animal shelter, and one (1) representative from an animal welfare organization.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Established in 1988 to adhere to State Law, Chapter 823 of the Animal Shelter Act.

TERMS:
Two year staggered terms as adopted by Commissioners Court September 4, 2002, effective September 1, 2002.
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NUECES COUNTY BAIL BOND BOARD
DUTIES:
To implement and carry out the laws on the bail bond regulation as passed by the Texas Legislature and applied by the Courts. To encourage professionalism in the local bonding industry.

COMPOSITION:
The Board shall be composed of ten members: Nueces County Sheriff (or designee), District Judge (designated by presiding Judge of the Administrative Judicial District), County Judge (or designee), County Court at Law Judge (designated by Commissioners Court), District Attorney (or Designee), Bondsman (licensed and elected by other licensees), Justice of the Peace (designated by majority of other JP's), District Clerk (or designee), County Clerk (or designee), Presiding Municipal Court Judge.

MEETS:
Last Tuesday of each month at 12:00 noon, at Commissioners' Courtroom.
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NUECES COUNTY BEACH MANAGEMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE
DUTIES:
The Committee shall serve as an advisory body to the Commissioners Court, on matters within the scope of this order.
(1) Make, or review, all recommendations to the Commissioners Court for modification or amendments to the Nueces County Beach Management Plan.
(2) Review and recommend to the Commissioners Court actions and all Dune Protection Permits.
(3) Make recommendations on issues regarding coastal management.

COMPOSITION:
Membership shall be composed of six to ten members and a chairperson appointed by the Commissioners Court. The Commissioners Court shall make appointments to all committees.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
On March 25, 1992, Commissioners Court adopted the Nueces County Coastal Management Plan, Beach Traffic Orders, Beach Access Plan, Animal Control Orders, and Dune Protection Plan, collectively to be known as the Nueces County Coastal Management Plan. The Commissioners Court under Chapter III of Nueces County Coastal Management Plan established such advisory committees. These committees serve to assist the Commissioners Court in fulfilling their obligations under this plan and the Texas Natural Resources Code, Section 61 and 63. Revised July 14, 1993, Chapter VI Revised plan adopted August 23, 1995 and name changed to Nueces County Beach Management Plan.

MEETS:
Third Wednesday of each month.

TERMS:
Two-year terms with board positions expiring in December of odd-numbered years.
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NUECES COUNTY BISHOP DRISCOLL DRAINAGE DIST. NO. 3
DUTIES:
Drainage district was created to control storm and flood waters of rivers and streams and to reclaim and drain overflow land.

COMPOSITION:
Commissioners Court shall appoint three directors for the drainage district.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
This Board was authorized by Article III, Section 52 Texas Constitution, Water Code, 56.061 and was created by the Commissioners Court of Nueces County on January 10, 1927. County set the district's tax rate in 1979.

MEETS:
On call.

TERMS:
Three members for two year terms.
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NUECES COUNTY CHILD WELFARE BOARD
DUTIES:
To provide programs for and promote the health, education and welfare of children and families through legislation, public information and education. Work with the staff of the Child Welfare program to develop a budget for the operation of Child Welfare Service. Develop local policies, which are not inconsistent with the State Department of Public Welfare policies for the carrying out of a County Child Welfare program.

COMPOSITION:
The board shall consist of at least seven and not more than fifteen members to be appointed by the Commissioners Court of Nueces County. Term of three years, beginning on January 1st and ending on December 31st. Board members may serve more than one (1) term. Vacancies, as they occur, shall be filled by appointment of Commissioners Court.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Meeting of Commissioners Court on November 12, 1969 in accordance with the provisions of Article 695a, Section 4 of Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes, such as Board to have and exercise such lawful authority and duties are conferred upon it by such statute and the State Department of Public Welfare. (Statute in Section 41.002 Human Resource Code).

MEETS:
Fourth Thursday of every month, at 12:00 pm., Department of Human Services, 1909 Trojan Drive, Corpus Christi, Texas.

TERMS:
Three year staggered terms. Eight board positions expiring in December of odd-numbered years and six board positions expiring in December of even-numbered years.
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NUECES COUNTY CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION
DUTIES:
The Commission has the responsibility to make, publish and enforce rules relating to:
1) selection and classification of county employees
2) competitive examination
3) promotions, seniority and tenure
4) layoffs and dismissals
5) disciplinary actions
6) grievance procedures and other procedural and substantive rights of employees, and
7) other matters having to do with selection of employees and their advancement, rights, benefits, and working conditions.

COMPOSITION:
The Commissioners Court shall appoint three members to serve as the members of the civil service commission that administers the system. The Commissioners Court shall designate one of the members as the chairman of the Commission. Each member of the commission is appointed for a term of two years. The Commissioners Court shall fill a vacancy on the commission by appointing a person to serve the unexpired part of the member whose position is vacant.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
The Nueces County Commissioners Court is authorized under Section 158.0065, Section 158.03 Local Government Code, Vernon's Texas Codes (H.B. 2804, 72nd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 1991). An order adopted under this section was placed in the minutes of Commissioners Court meeting of October 23, 1991 which created a Civil Service System for Nueces County employees, as defined by statute and other authority. To be eligible for appointment to the commission, a person must be
(1) at least 25 years old, and
(2) have resided in the county for the three years immediately preceding the date on which the person's term will begin.

MEETS:
As deemed necessary.

TERMS:
Two year term with board positions expiring in December of odd-numbered years.
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NUECES COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY BOARD
DUTIES:
Shall assist and administer community services in development, planning implementation, and evaluation of the program to serve low-income communities.

COMPOSITION:
Not more than 1/3 of the members of the governing board shall be "public officials". The NCCAA Board of Directors shall designate the public officials or public agencies to be represented on the Board. The By-Laws and Election Committee shall be responsible for advising public officials or public agencies by certified letter during the month of August of the availablility of membership on the Board should they desire to serve. Public officials or public agencies desiring membership on the Board must notify the Board in writing no later than the designated date in order to be placed on the written ballot, should an election be necessary as per Section 6. The purpose of this election is to provide a method of selection by which groups may be rotated from year to year in order to assure board representation from the community.

TERMS:
One year terms.
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NUECES COUNTY GRANTS REVIEW COMMITTEE
DUTIES:
Review all letters of intent received from departments applying for a grant. Letters of intent will be ranked according to stated criteria. Part of the Grants Application Procedures.

COMPOSITION:
Director of Grants Clearinghouse Department, or designated representative, along with three members appointed by the Commissioners Court. The Committee will include one member from each of the following departments:
1) County Judge's office
2) Auditor
3) Public Works.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Established by Commissioners Court on March 6, 1996, Volume 28, Page 686 of Commissioners Court Minutes also known as the Nueces County Community Service Grants Application Procedure.

MEETS:
As deemed necessary.

TERMS:
No set terms.
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NUECES COUNTY HISTORICAL COMMISSION
DUTIES:
Shall be to preserve, protect and promote history within the county and make recommendations to County Commissioners Court for property acquisition, which is of historical significance promote, whenever possible, the programs of the Texas Historical Commission. Conduct programs of historical marker recommendations and placements.

COMPOSITION:
Any resident of Nueces County recommended by the Nueces County Historical Commission or the Commissioners Court, and approved by the Commissioners Court shall be eligible.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
In accordance with the Section 1 (b), Article 6145.1 Vernon's Civil Statutes.

MEETS:
Second Tuesday of every month, at 5:15 p.m. at the Corpus Christi Public Library, 805 Comanche, Corpus Christi, Texas.

TERMS:
Two year terms with board positions expiring in December of even-numbered years.
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NUECES COUNTY HOSPITAL DISTRICT BOARD OF MANAGERS
DUTIES:
The Board of Managers is responsible for the operation of the hospital system. The District's primary mission is to provide quality preventive, medical hospital and emergency care to the indigent and needy sick of Nueces County and to the other county residents with the ability to pay.

COMPOSITION:
There are a total of seven members on the Board. The Board of Managers of the Hospital District are appointed by the Nueces County Commissioners Court.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
This Board is authorized by Health & Science Code, 281.001

MEETS:
First Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m., Board Room, 555 N. Carancahua, Corpus Christi, Texas, 78411

TERMS:
Three year staggered terms.
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NUECES COUNTY HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION
DUTIES:
Review bond resolutions and authorizing the issuance of bonds pursuant to the Act.

COMPOSITION:
Board Members are appointed by the Commissioners Court, and traditionally the individuals on the Commissioners Court have served as the Board Members. Terms of office run continuous with the terms of office of the Commissioners.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Non-profit housing finance corporation duly or gained and existing under the Texas Housing Finance Corporation Act, Chapter 394 of the Texas Local Government Code for the purpose of providing a means of financing the costs of residential ownership and development that will provide decent, safe, and sanitary housing for persons of low and moderate income at prices or rentals they can afford.

MEETS:
As deemed necessary.
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NUECES COUNTY JUVENILE ADVISORY COUNCIL
COMPOSITION:
The Nueces County Juvenile Advisory Council shall consist of ten members who shall be appointed by the members of the Juvenile Board. Each member of the Nueces County Juvenile Board shall appoint one member of the Nueces County Juvenile Advisory Council and his or her replacement upon termination of the service of that Advisory Council member.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Created by the Nueces County Juvenile Board effective January 1, 1988. This Board is authorized by the V.T.C.A., Human Resources Code 152.0010.

MEETS:
The Council shall meet monthly except for the months of June and August. Special meetings may be called at any time at the discretion of the Chairperson or the Juvenile Board. The meetings shall be held at the Juvenile Justice Center.

TERMS:
Members shall serve for two-year terms. Members may not serve more than three two-year terms.
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NUECES COUNTY LIBRARY ADVISORY BOARD
DUTIES:
The advisory board's role is to review and assist the Nueces County Commissioners Court on the establishment of library policies and procedures and to assist and help provide motivation and direction for the County Library.

COMPOSITION:
The Board shall be composed of seven members appointed by the Commissioners Court for a term of two years.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Advisory Board re-established by Commissioners Court on May 15, 2002, Volume 33, Page 539, Commissioners Court Minutes. Membership was increased to seven by Commissioners Court on February 4, 2009.

MEETS:
The board shall meet monthly or as deemed necessary.

TERMS:
Seven board members, five to be appointed for two years with terms to expire in February of even numbered years and two members to expire in odd numbered years.
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NUECES COUNTY MHMR COMMUNITY CENTER BOARD
DUTIES:
Improve the overall quality of services to persons with mental illness and mental retardation. The board is responsible for the operation of the MHMR Community Center.

COMPOSITION:
There are a total of nine members on the Board of Trustees appointed by the Nueces County Commissioners Court. Board members are appointed to three standing advisory committees:
(1) Mental Health
(2) Mental Retardation
(3) Professional.
The Board of Trustees employs the Executive Director who is responsible for implementing the board policies.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
This board is authorized by Senate Bill No. 1426, 71st Legislature, Regular Session 1989 by Mental Health Code, 5547.203

MEETS:
Fourth Thursday of every month at 5:00 p.m., Puertas Abiertas, 212 S. Staples, C.C. TX.

TERMS:
Two year terms with five board positions expiring in April of even-numbered years and four board positions expiring in April of odd-numbered years.
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NUECES COUNTY BOARD OF COASTAL PARKS
DUTIES:
The Board is responsible for the operation of the County Park System.

COMPOSITION:
The Board must be composed of seven commissioners appointed by the County Judge with the approval of the Commissioners Court. Park Board Commissioners serve for a term of two years.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Chapter 321. Parks Board and Park Bonds: Island Parks of Coastal Counties, Government Code.

MEETS:
Fourth Thursday of every month, 3:00 p.m. with varying meeting locations.

TERMS:
Two-year terms with board positions expiring in January of odd-numbered years.
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NUECES COUNTY PURCHASING BOARD
COMPOSITION:
The purchasing agent is appointed for a two-year term by the Purchasing Board, which consists of three district judges and two representatives from Commissioners Court. There is no term for board members, remaining commissioners simply remove and replace members.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Texas Local Government Code 262.011.

MEETS:
As deemed necessary.

TERMS:
No set terms.
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NUECES COUNTY RURAL RAIL TRANSPORTATION DISTRICT
DUTIES:
To utilize and improve rail systems for economic benefit in Nueces County. The Rural Rail District would be eligible to qualify for private, state, and federal funds in order to develop the infrastructure necessary to assure the most efficient and economical movement of essential agricultural products from the areas of production to the local, national, and export markets.

COMPOSITION:
The board shall consist of at least four members to be appointed by the Commissioners Court of Nueces County. Vacancies, as they occur, shall be filled by appointment of Commissioners Court.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Established by Commissioners Court on May 23, 2001, Volume 32, Page 759 of Commissioners Court Minutes in accordance with the provisions of Article 6550c, Vernon's Annotated Texas Commissioners Court meeting of June 27, 2001, Volume 32, Page 808.

MEETS:
The board shall meet monthly or as deemed necessary.

TERMS:
Five directors to be appointed for terms of two years.
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NUECES COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #1
DUTIES:
The protection of life and property from fire and for the conservation of natural and human resources. Control and administer the property, debts, and assets of the district.

COMPOSITION:
The Board of Fire Commissioners, who shall be appointed by the Commissioners Court, shall be the governing body of the district. They will serve for a term of two years and until their successors are appointed and qualified.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Created and operated under the provision of Chapter 775 of the Texas Health and Safety Code.

MEETS:
Second Thursday of each month, at 6:00 p.m. at the Fire Station #2, FM 624 at County Road 73.

TERMS:
Two year staggered terms ending on December 31. Two board positions are effective January 1 of even-numbered years and three board positions effective January 1 of odd-numbered years.
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NUECES COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #2
DUTIES:
The protection of life and property from fire and for the conservation of natural and human resources. Control and administer the property, debts, and assets of the district.

COMPOSITION:
The Board of Fire Commissioners, who shall be appointed by the Commissioners Court, shall be the governing body of the district. They shall serve for a term of two years and until their successors are appointed and qualified.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Created and operated under the provision of Chapter 775 of the Texas Health and Safety Code.

MEETS:
Second Tuesday of the month, at the Volunteer Fire Station, 337 Yorktown, at 7:00 p.m.

TERMS:
Two year staggered terms ending on December 31. Two board positions are effecive January 1 of even-numbered years and three board positions are effective January 1 of odd-numbered years.
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NUECES COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #3
DUTIES:
The protection of life and property from fire and for the conservation of natural and human resources. Control and administer the property, debts, and assets of the district.

COMPOSITION:
The Board of Fire Commissioners, who shall be appointed by the Commissioners Court, shall be the governing body of the District. They shall serve for a term of two years and until their successors are appointed and qualified.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Created and operated under the provisions of Chapter 775 of the Texas Health and Safety Code.

MEETS:
Second Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m.

TERMS:
Two year staggered terms ending on December 31. Two board positions are effective January 1 of even-numbered years and three board positions are effective January 1 of odd-numbered years.
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NUECES COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #4
DUTIES:
The protection of life and property from fire and for the conservation of natural and human resources. Control and administer the property, debts, and assets for the district.

COMPOSITION:
The Board of Fire Commissioners, who shall be appointed by the Commissioners Court, shall be the governing body of the district. They shall serve for a term of two years and until their successors are appointed and qualified.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Created and operated under the provision of Chapter 775 of the Texas Health and Safety Code.

MEETS:
Second Monday of each month at the corner of FM 624 and FM 666.

TERMS:
Two year staggered terms ending on December 31. Two board positions are effective January 1 of even-numbered years and three board positions are effective January 1 of odd-numbered years.
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NUECES COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES DISTRICT #6
DUTIES:
The protection of life and property from fire and for the conservation of natural and human resources. Control and administer the property, debts, and assets for the district.

COMPOSITION:
The Board of Emergency Services Commissioners, who shall be appointed by the Commissioners Court, shall be the governing body of the district. They shall serve for a term of two years and until their successors are appointed and qualified.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Created and operated under the provision of Chapter 775 of the Texas Health and Safety Code. This board was created by petition, called election and voter approved in May, 2010.

MEETS:
Monthly on Mondays at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall, 203 East Main Street, Bishop, Texas, 78343.

TERMS:
Two year staggered terms ending on December 31. Two board positions are effective January 1 of even-numbered years and three board positions are effective January 1 of odd-numbered years.
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NUECES COUNTY SPECIAL TASK FORCE OF ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES
DUTIES:
The Special Task Unit (STU) is to assist in meeting the Adult Protective Services (APS) Unit's objectives, which include case consultation, providing different perspectives, identifying and developing needed resources, and acting as a sounding board for APS caseworkers. Members of the STU may be asked to provide education for other team members on matters on which they have expertise.

COMPOSITION:
A Provider of mental health services or aging services or a representative of a nonprofit entity serving persons with disabilities; a representative of a law enforcement agency; a legal expert, who is either the APS attorney, or the county or district attorney that will routinely handle APS cases. Additional members may include: a financial forensics expert; a person with expertise who would help monitor a particular case, such as a subject matter expert in the area of financial exploitation or self-neglect; a local bank manager/officer and/or a financial management specialist with access to the banking community; physician or geriatric registtered nurse (home health care experience preferred); domestic violence program advocate; and clergy, a local person with counseling experience who can also provide advice from a religious perspective.

MEETS:
Meets monthly or as necessary.

TERMS:
One year.
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NUECES COUNTY TAX APPRAISAL DISTRICT
DUTIES:
Provide services to the property owners and taxing units within our jurisdiction.

COMPOSITION:
The board is comprised of seven members. Two members shall be appointed by the Board of Corpus Christi Independent School District, two by the City of Corpus Christi, one by Nueces County Commissioners Court, with two members elected by various cities and school districts.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Authorized by Tax Code, 6.41.

MEETS:
Second Wednesday of every month, at 9:00 a.m., Board Room, Nueces County Appraisal District, 201 North Chaparral, Corpus Christi, Texas.

TERMS:
Two year terms with board positions expiring in December every odd-numbered year.
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NUECES COUNTY VETERANS LOCAL LAND BOARD COMMITTEE
COMPOSITION:
The Board is composed of three resident real property owners of the County

TERMS:
No set terms.
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PORT OF CORPUS CHRISTI AUTHORITY OF NUECES COUNTY
DUTIES:
It is the commission's responsibility to guide the port in accordance with the provision of the Texas State Constitution. Efforts are directed toward encouraging industrial expansion, attracting new cargo, building and maintaining public terminals, setting operational policy and cooperating with the Federal Government as local sponsor in maintaining and further improving vital navigation channels.

COMPOSITION:
The seven-member Board of Commissioners representing South Texas' multi-faceted business community. Three commissioners are appointed by the Corpus Christi City Council, the governing body of the City of Corpus Christi, three commissioners are appointed by the Commissioners Court of Nueces County and one commissioner appointed by the Commissioners Court of San Patricio County.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
In 1922 by Sec. 62.021 et seq as authorized by Article XVI, Sec. 59 of the Texas Constitution and amended by H.B. No. 1301 of the 63rd Regular Session.

MEETS:
Second Tuesday of every month, at 9:00 a.m. in the Port's office, 222 Power St. Corpus Christi, Texas.

TERMS:
Three year staggered term. Two Nueces County board positions expired in December 2002 and every 3 years thereafter, one Nueces County board position expired in December, 2004 and every 3 years thereafter.
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REGIONAL HEALTH AWARENESS BOARD
DUTIES:
To establish and maintain a Regional Health Awareness Board to assess communication models that the parties can implement to share information used in their health awareness decision-making and parties can use to receive and provide to members of local communities about life quality issues of concern to our residents.
Mission: To ensure that opportunities exist for quality dialogue by citizens of the Coastal Bend on the issues impacting health, safety, environment and life quality.
COMPOSITION:
Six members representing a cross-section of health, environmental and social interest:
2 appointed by the City Council, City of Corpus Christi
2 appointed by the Nueces County Commissioners Court
2 appointed by the San Patricio County Commissioners Court
In addition, organizations appointing members are:
  • Port Industries of Corpus Christi
  • TX A&M Corpus Christi
  • TX A&M Kingsville
  • Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
  • Region 13 (1 non-voting member)
  • US Environmental Protection Agency, Region VI (1 non-voting member)
CREATION & AUTHORITY:
On June 25, 2003 agreed to a local agreement between Nueces County, the city of Corpus Christi and San Patricio County to Promote Community Dialogue on Regional Health Awareness (Doc #20030071) and the City of Corpus Christi Resolution #0025359 on June 24, 2003. March 25, 2009 an amendment (Doc #20090074) was approved stating Nueces County and the City of Corpus Christi would provide $31,000 annually and San Patricio County would provide $21,000 annually.

TERMS:
Each governing body will appoint one of its original community member appointees to a two-year term and the other appointee to a three-year term. Subsequent appointments are three-year terms.
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REGIONAL TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
DUTIES:
The operation of public mass transportation system, principally within Nueces County, Texas and portions of San Patricio County. The RTA is not authorized to levy property taxes.

COMPOSITION:
The RTA Board of Directors consists of 11 board members who are appointed to two-year terms. The members of the Board elect the Chairman. The Board is appointed in the following way: 5 directors appointed by the City of Corpus Christi, 3 directors appointed by Nueces County Commissioners Court, and 2 directors appointed by the Area Committee of Mayors.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
The RTA was established by referendum of August 10, 1985. This Board is authorized by VACS 1118Y.

MEETS:
First Wednesday of every month at 8:30 a.m., at the TxDOT building on Greenwood Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas.

TERMS:
Two year terms, with a maximum of eight years. Board positions expire in September of odd-numbered years.
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SOUTH TEXAS WATER AUTHORITY
DUTIES:
The regional water supplier for Western Nueces County and Kleberg County, the South Texas Water Authority is committed to working with governmental entities, Water Supply Corporation, industry and commerce to maintain an available high quality, dependable and affordable water supply for current and future needs.

COMPOSITION:
The Board is compoosed of nine directors, five appointed by the Commissioners Court of Kingsville, and four appointed by the Commissioners Court of Nueces County.

CREATION & AUTHORITY:
Section 4(a) and (b), Chapter 436, Article XVI, Section 59, Acts of the 66th Legislature, Regular Session, 1979.

MEETS:
Fourth Tuesday of every month, at 7:00 p.m., in the conference room located at 111 Sage Road, Kingsville, Texas.

TERMS:
Two year staggered terms. Two board positions expire in April of even-numbered years and two board positions expire in April of odd-numbered years.
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