District 5 - Get Involved
Attend a Council Meeting
You can simply attend a meeting, but you can also sign up to speak on specific items on the Austin City Council agenda. You can also sign up for the general communications period to speak on any topic that you care about. Check out the schedule of upcoming council meetings.
Serve on a Board or Commission
The City's boards and commissions dive deep into issues that are important to your elected officials. If you're interested in serving you can:
- Learn about Boards and Commissions.
- Visit the Boards and Commissions page to browse the various opportunities.
- Sign in to apply for Boards and Commissions opportunities.
District 5 is home to several neighborhood associations that organize around issues facing their community. To find organizations in your area, use the City of Austin's Community Registry database.
The Community Registry database includes boundaries, contacts, meeting schedules, links to related websites and other valuable information about community groups, including over 500 Austin neighborhood groups.
Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community. The City of Austin lists general volunteer opportunities on its volunteer webpage.
You also can find specific volunteer opportunities on the City's GivePulse portal, our official volunteer signup web portal. Browse upcoming opportunities below, or visit the full GivePulse portal to create an account, learn about specific volunteer needs and get notices of upcoming opportunities.