Qualifications & Terms

  1. Councilwoman Named Mayor Pro Tem

    City Councilwoman Mardi Turner was elected Mayor Pro Tem at the Council’s Monday night meeting. Read on...
  2. Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony Celebrates 30 Years as a West U Tradition

    The West University Place Parks & Recreation Department will host its 30th annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in front of the Community Building, located at 6104 Auden St., Monday, December 3, at 5:30 pm. Read on...
  3. Deadline Extended for Tree Trust Applications

    The City of West University Place is currently accepting applications from residents interested in obtaining a complimentary tree from the city’s Tree Trust. Read on...
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Eligibility
To qualify to be a candidate for or to serve as Mayor or Council Member, a person must be:
  • At least 21 years of age
  • A resident of and have resided in the city for at least 12 months immediately preceding the election
  • Qualified to vote in the city
If the Mayor or a Council Member no longer qualifies, the City Council at its next regular meeting shall declare the position vacant and fill the vacancy as provided by the City's Charter.

Term of Office
The Mayor and Council is elected from the city at large for a term of 2 years and can serve only 2 consecutive terms.