gainesville city council
Six Council Members are elected by the qualified voters in six wards within the city. Residency within the ward is required for Council Members. The Mayor is elected at-large by all qualified voters in the city. The Mayor and Council members are elected for staggered two-year terms. In even numbered years, Council Members are elected in wards three, five, and six. In odd numbered years the Mayor is elected at-large, and Council Members are elected in wards one, two, and four.
form of city government
FORM OF GOVERNMENT
Gainesville’s first charter was granted in 1909. The most current City Charter was approved by the voters on August 10, 1996. The City operates under the Council-Manager form of government. The Mayor and six Council Members formulate the operating policy of the government, and the City Manager serves as the Chief Administrative Officer.
mayor & city council
|Carolyn Hendricks||Ward 1||(940) 665-5364|
|Brandon Eberhart||Ward 2||(940) 902-4294|
|Michael Hill||Ward 3||(713) 907-6363|
|Ken Keeler||Ward 4, Mayor Pro Tem||(940) 284-7811|
|Ward 5||(571) 345-8377|
|Tommy Moore||Mayor||(817) 760-1352|
|Mary Jo Dollar||Ward 6||(940) 736-3404|