City Council Candidate Information

The governing and lawmaking body of the city shall consist of the mayor and six council members who shall be elected for terms of three years unless otherwise noted. All places, including the mayor, will be elected at large. No person shall serve as mayor or as a council member for more than two successive elected terms. A term of office shall be defined as an elected period of three years unless otherwise noted.

Council members shall:
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be a qualified voter of the city
  • Reside and have resided for at least 12 months preceding the election within the corporate limits of the city

Candidate Filings



The City Secretary’s Office has received the applications below for the May 6, 2017 General Election. 
City Council, Place 1   Filed Forms

           
Shahid Shafi
Application
Appointment of Campaign Treasurer
Code of Fair Campaign Practices
Campaign Finance Report (30th day before election)
Campaign Finance Report (8th day before election)
   
City Council, Place 6 Filed Forms
Gary Fawks Application
Appointment of Campaign Treasurer
Code of Fair Campaign Practices
Campaign Finance Report (30th day before election)
Campaign Finance Report (8th day before election)
   

Future Elections


Future elections shall take place as listed below:
  • May 6, 2017 - Places 1 and 6 will be elected
  • May 5, 2018 - Mayor and Place 2 will be elected

If you have any questions, please contact the City Secretary's Office at 817-748-8016 or the Texas Ethics Commission at 512-463-5800.