Mayor & City Council

Regular Meetings0Group Photo

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • The 2nd and 4th Mondays of every month
  • Municipal Building
    3800 University Boulevard
    West University Place, TX 77005

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes  

Top (l-r): Mayor Pro Tem John Montgomery, Council Member John Barns;                                          Bottom (l-r): Council Member Melanie Bell, Mayor Susan Sample, Council Member Shannon Carroll 

Members 

About the Council

The City Council consists of the Mayor and four Council Members. West University Place is among the few cities with a true citizen legislature. The City Council is elected on a non-partisan basis. Elections are held in May of odd-numbered years and members serve a term of two years. Members can’t serve for more than 3 successive terms in each office.

Council Authority

The City Council has the authority to:

  • Adopt budgets
  • Appoint the following positions:
    • City Attorney
    • City Manager
    • City Secretary
    • City Municipal Court Judges
    • Prosecutors
  • Enact legislation
  • Establish policies

More Information

For more information regarding the West University Place City Council, please contact the City Secretary at 713.662.5813. You can also view Previous City Councils (PDF).