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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 two-year staggered terms with three (3) Commission members elected every two (2) years. The Mayor is also elected to two-year terms. Five (5) of the Commission members are elected from their respective single member districts. The Mayor and one remaining Commission member (Mayor Pro Tem) are elected at large.

 

Contact the City Commison at 972-875-1234, Ext. 2236