Local Government Organization
The City of Carrollton is a Home Rule municipality with a council-manager form of government. The City Council is made up of a mayor and seven councilmembers. All members of the Council are elected at-large and serve three-year staggered terms. They are community volunteers who meet in regular meetings twice a month. The role of the Mayor and City Council is to enact local legislation, provide vision for the future of Carrollton, set policy, and hire a City Manager.
The City Council is responsible for establishing City policies, considering City resolutions and ordinances, appointing citizens to various City Boards and Commissions, adopting the City's Comprehensive Plan and annual budget, and approving or rejecting zoning changes.
The City Manager, Erin Rinehart, is the chief executive officer and is responsible to the Council for the proper administration of all affairs of the City as prescribed by the City Charter or required by the Council.
City Council reviews the Council Goals at the Strategic Planning Session every summer: 2021-2022 Council Goals
The Mayor and Council Places 2, 4, and 6 are elected at-large and may reside anywhere in the City of Carrollton.
Council Places 1, 3, 5, and 7 are elected at-large, but must reside within the boundaries of their respective Place.
For a detailed boundary map for each Place, click here.
Contact the Mayor and Council
To email the entire council, click here.
To email an individual member, see the contact information under each Councilmember's photo.
You can also write to the Mayor and City Council at 1945 E. Jackson Rd. Carrollton, TX 75006.