Ethics and Onboarding Documents


Please submit all forms/certificates to the Office of Boards and Commissions at


Unless statutory authority provides otherwise, the following are required for an appointment to a County board or commission:

  • Must not be in arrearage in County taxes;
  • Must have a credible record of attendance and performance with respect to any previous board experience;
  • Must meet any special qualifications required by the authority that created the board.

All board and commission applications must be received by the Harris County Boards and Commissions Office (HCBCO) on or before any advertised deadline for the submission of board applications. Applications submitted that do not meet this requirement will not be considered for expiring terms and vacancies during the appointment period, but will be kept on file by the HCBCO and may be considered for future board or commission vacancies.