The council shall be composed of a mayor and five (5) other council members, each of whom, unless sooner removed under the provisions of this Charter or the laws of the State of Texas, shall serve for a term of two (2) years or until his successor has been elected and installed. The members of the council, other than the mayor, shall be elected to and occupy a place on the council, such places being numbered One, Two, Three, Four and Five, respectively. Places One, Four and Five on the council shall be filled by popular vote each even-numbered year, and places Two and Three on the council shall be filled by popular vote each odd-numbered year. The office of mayor shall be filled by popular vote each odd-numbered year.
The qualifications to serve on the Council are as follows: Each member of the council shall be qualified to vote in city elections; shall be a resident of and have resided in the city for a continuous period of not less than one year preceding the date of election and shall not be in arrears in the payment of taxes to the city.
Any person qualified to serve under these provisions may be a candidate for election to a position on the council. A candidate who desires to have his name appear on the ballot shall file an application with the city secretary within the time prescribed by law. Such application shall clearly designate the desired position on the council and shall contain a sworn statement by the candidate that he is fully qualified under the Constitution and laws of the State of Texas and the provisions of this Charter to hold the office he seeks. The names of all candidates who have filed for office shall be printed on the official ballot by position without party designations, in an order as provided by law.
The next election will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at 16327 Lakeview Drive, Jersey Village, Texas in order to consider the election of the Mayor and Council Members for places 2 and 3.
The last day for filing for place on the May 6, 2023 Ballot is February 17, 2023 at 5 PM.
The mailing address for City Council Members is 16327 Lakeview Drive, Jersey Village, Texas 77040. The phone number is 713-466-2102. You may email the members directly by clicking the member's name listed under the photo.
For additional information about elections, please visit our elections page.