City Council


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. at the Sammons Community Center preceded by the City Council Workshop at the Sammons Community Center.  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

Mayor Tim Davis

District 1 - Jessica Walker

District 2 - Judy Morales

District 3 - Susan Long

District 4 - Wendell Williams

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