Mayor and Council from left: Kellye Burke, Wayne J. Franklin, Mayor Susan Sample (c), Bob Higley, Mardi Turner
About the Council
The City Council consists of the Mayor and four Council Members. West University Place is among the few cities with a truly citizen legislature. The City Council is elected on a non-partisan basis. Elections are held the 2nd Saturday in May of odd numbered years and members serve a term of two years. Members can't serve for more than 2 successive terms in each office.