About the Mayor and City Council

The City of Balch Springs is governed by the Council-Manager form of government where the Council sets City policy and the Manager is responsible for City operations. The City Council consists of the Mayor and seven City Council members, all of whom are elected at-large.

Meetings

  • 7:00 pm
  • Second and fourth Mondays of each month
  • Municipal Building
    13503 Alexander Road
    Balch Springs, TX 75181

Members

TitleNameTerm Expires 
 Mayor Carrie Marshall 2017
 Council, Place 2Sammy Moon 2018
 Council, Place 3    Helen Shelby 2017
 Mayor Pro Tem, Place 4Steven Gorwood 2018
 Council, Place 5Charlene Rushing 2017
 Council, Place 6Wanda Adam 2018
 Council, Place 7Tartisha Hill 2017

Mayor's Corner

Message from the Mayor

About the General Election

An election is held each year on the second Saturday in May to elect council members. 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.

Each office of council member shall be designated as a place and in even numbered years the city shall elect council members to Place 2, which shall be designated as the at-large council place other than that of Mayor, Place 4 and Place 6, and in odd numbered years the city shall elect council members to Place 1 which shall be designated as the Office of Mayor, Place 3, Place 5 and Place 7.  All positions serve a two-year term.

Contact Information

City of Balch Springs Texas
13503 Alexander Road,
Balch Springs, TX 75181.
M - F 8:00am - 5:00pm
972-286-4477