Boards & Commissions

  1. Alcoholic Beverage Commission

    The Alcoholic Beverage Commission meets to review and decide on the status of applications and renewals of Liquor Licences.

  2. Board of Public Works & Safety

    The Board of Public Works and Safety conducts the business of the City of La Porte, reviewing and approving contracts, hearing citizen complaints, hearing ticket appeals, and making decisions regarding the public works facilities and the safety of the people of La Porte.

  3. Board of Zoning Appeals

    The Board of Zoning Appeals meets regularly to hear citizen and business appeals for variances to the Zoning laws of the City of La Porte.

  4. Business Improvement District (BID) Board

    The Business Improvement District Board governs the functions of that District.

  5. Fire Merit Commission

    The Fire Merit Commission is responsible for hiring, promoting, and discipline of Fire Department members of the City of La Porte.

  6. Historic Preservation Commission

    The Historic Preservation Commission holds public meetings on and makes recommendations for the preservation of historic buildings in the City of La Porte.

  7. Mayor’s Council for Veteran’s Affairs

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  8. Park Board

    The Park Board meets to oversee the park properties in the City of La Porte. It is created by State Law.

  9. Park Foundation

    The Park Foundation acts to support the La Porte Park and Recreation Department in promoting, improving and creating La Porte parks.

  10. Plan Commission

    The Plan Commission holds public meetings when changes are considered for the zoning ordinance of the City of La Porte.

  11. Police Merit Commission

    The Police Merit Commission is responsible for hiring, promoting, and discipline of Fire Department members of the City of La Porte.

  12. Redevelopment Authority

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  13. Redevelopment Commission

    The Redevelopment Commission is the entity which oversees the TIF Districts in the City of La Porte, and which owns and transacts properties in the City of La Porte in the interests of economic development.

  14. Standing Committees

    The committee assignments of the members of the City Council of La Porte.

  15. Traffic Commission

    The Traffic Commission is the venue for public meetings regarding traffic and parking laws in the City of La Porte.

  16. Tree Commission

    The Tree Commission takes responsibility for oversight of .all of the trees on public non-park land in the city of La Porte.

  17. Urban Enterprise Association

    The Urban Enterprise Association board governs the La Porte Urban Enterprise Zone.

  18. Human Rights Commission