Overview The Mayor and four City Councilmembers, as the elected representatives of the City of Temple, formulate public policy to address community needs and assure orderly development in the City.
Council meetings are scheduled for the first and third Thursday of each month, at 5:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building. All members of the community are encouraged to attend and participate.
The City Council is responsible for appointing the City Manager, City Attorney, Director of Finance, City Secretary, Municipal Court Judge, and various citizen boards and commissions.
In its policy-making role, major activities of the City Council are:
- Adopting the annual budget which includes general objectives for the city program activities and service levels
- Reviewing and adopting all ordinances and resolutions
- Approving purchases and contracts as prescribed by the City Charter and state law
About Mayor Davis
About Councilmember Walker
About Mayor Pro Tem Morales
2 North Main Street, Ste 103
Temple, TX 76501
Phone: (254) 298-5700
Susan Long was elected to the Temple City Council in May of 2017. She has been a resident of District 3 since 1996, after moving to Temple from Washington, D.C. She is retired, having worked in the fields of Public Education, Social Work and Finance. Her husband, Woody, is a Temple native and is retired from the federal intelligence community.
Susan has served the City of Temple on the Building and Standards Commission for two terms, the Planning and Zoning Commission for two terms, and on the TISD School Board for nine years. She is a longtime supporter of the Friends of the Temple Public Library.
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Wendell Williams was elected to the Temple City Council in May of 2019.
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