Mayor & City Council

The municipal government provided by this Charter shall be known as the "Council-Manager" form of government. All powers of the City shall be vested in the City Council which hereinafter may be referred to as the "Council," except as otherwise provided by law or by this Charter. The City Council shall appoint the City Manager, who shall execute the laws and administer the government of the City in accordance with the policies and budget adopted by the City Council. The City Council shall consist of seven council members, five of whom shall be elected from single member districts, and two of whom shall be elected at large. One of the two at-large members shall be the Mayor of the City. Four of the council members shall be elected in odd numbered years and three of the council members shall be elected in even numbered years.

Carrie Gordon, Mayor
Term expires: 2021

Mayor Gordon_CC chambers 1


  • 7 pm
  • 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month
  • City Hall Building
    13503 Alexander Road
    Balch Springs, TX 75181

Agendas & Minutes

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

Documents & Resources

Angela Singletary, Place 2

Term expires: 2020-2022


Helen Shelby, Place 3
Term expires: 2021

Helen Shelby

Dawn Segroves, Place 4
Term Expires: 2022

Dawn Segroves

Email Council Member Segroves

Charlene Rushing, Mayor Pro-Tem


Term Expires: 2021

Charlene Rushing

Elishima Myles , Place 6
Term expires: 2022


Tartisha Hill, Place 7
Term expires: 2021

Tartisha Hill