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The City of Ennis has operated under the Commission-Manager form of government since 1956. Policy making and legislative authority are vested in the City Commission, which consists of a Mayor and six (6) City Commissioners. The City Commission is responsible, among other things, for passing ordinances, adopting a budget, appointing committees, and hiring the City Manager, City Secretary and the City Attorney.

The City Commission is elected on a non-partisan basis with individual Commission members elected to three-year staggered terms. The Mayor is also elected to a three-year term.  Five (5) of the Commission members are elected from their respective single member districts. The Mayor and Mayor Pro Tem are elected at large.

The Ennis City Commission meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM at City Hall, 115 W. Brown, Ennis, TX  75119.  

To leave a message for the Mayor or a City Commissioner, contact the City Secretary at 972-875-1234, Ext. 2236