City Council

Regular Meetings

  • 6:00 PMCouncil Group
  • 2nd Tuesday of every month
  • City Hall
    114 S Phillips
    Bullard, TX 75757

Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View most recent agendas and minutes.

Members

Pam Frederick, MayorShane Neally, Councilmember
Shirley Coe, Mayor Pro TemMark Anderson, Councilmember
David Rhodes, CouncilmemberRalph Britt, Councilmember


Government

The City Council is the elected legislative body of the City. It's members make decisions for the community through its authorized power as the official governing body. Voters approved to establish a council/manager from of government in 2005. The council/manager form of government combines the strong political leadership of elected officials in the form of a council, with the managerial experience of an appointed local government manager. A representative system of government is established where all power is concentrated in the elected council and where the council hires a professionally trained manager to oversee the delivery of public services. 

Elections

Members of the City Council are elected for two year terms on a non-partisan basis. The council is made up of 6 members: A mayor and five council members. Each official is elected by the entire City at large, once elected, council members choose the Mayor Pro Tem, for a one year term, from among the elected members.

Responsibilities

Council members are responsible for hiring the City Manager, municipal court judges, and citizens to the City's boards and commissions. The council is also responsible for passing City ordinances, planning for capital improvements, issuing and selling municipal bonds, purchasing and selling city owned property, establishing city departments, determining city services, approving the annual budget, and approving the City's tax rate. The City Manager is responsible for the City's daily operation, hiring all department heads, supervising city personnel, directing and coordinating all municipal programs, enforcing all municipal laws and ordinances, and recommending an annual budget.