City Council

Meetings 

(See information about attending City Council meetings virtually).

  • 2nd and 4th Thursdays at 6 pm
  • City Hall
    401 S Alamo Boulevard
    City Council Chambers
    Marshall, TX 75670

Citizen Comments

Residents are encouraged to attend City Council meetings virtually and voice their concerns or views on issues not listed on the scheduled meeting agenda. Individuals have three minutes to voice concerns or views. However, if more than three minutes will be needed, contact the City Secretary prior to the beginning of the meeting to request an additional two minutes to speak.

Agendas & Minutes

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

City Council

Overview

The municipal government of the City of Marshall is known as a council-manager type of government. All powers of the City rest in an elected Council which

  • Adopts budgets
  • Appoints: 
    • City Attorney
    • City Manager, who executes the laws and administers the government of the City
    • City Secretary
    • Judge of the Municipal Court
  • Determines policies
  • Enacts local legislation

Districts & Elections

The City is divided into seven single-member districts, with elections for Districts 1 through 4 held on odd-numbered years, and elections for Districts 5 through 7 held on even-numbered years. Elections are held in May, and the City Council selects from its members one Council Member to serve as Mayor and one to serve as Mayor Pro Tem.