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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.


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