Mayor & Council

Regular Meetings


  • 6:30 p.m.
  • The 2nd and 4th Mondays of every month
  • Municipal Building
    3800 University Boulevard
    West University Place, TX 77005

Agendas & Minutes


Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Members

  • Susan Sample, Mayor
  • Wayne J. Franklin, Mayor Pro Tem
  • Kellye Burke, Council Member
  • Bob Higley, Council Member
  • Mardi Turner, Council Member
Group Photo
Mayor and Council from left: Kellye Burke, Wayne J. Franklin, Mayor Susan Sample (c), Bob Higley, Mardi Turner

About the Council


The City Council consists of the Mayor and four Council Members. West University Place is among the few cities with a truly citizen legislature. The City Council is elected on a non-partisan basis. Elections are held the 2nd Saturday in May of odd numbered years and members serve a term of two years. Members can't serve for more than 2 successive terms in each office.

Council Authority


The City Council has the authority to:
  • Adopt budgets
  • Appoint the following positions:
    • City Attorney
    • City Manager
    • City Secretary
    • City Municipal Court Judges
    • Prosecutors
  • Enact legislation
  • Establish policies

More Information


For more information regarding the West University Place City Council, please contact the City Secretary at 713-662-5813. You can also view Previous City Councils (PDF).