Qualifications & Terms

  1. City Council Announces New City Manager

    The City of West University Place is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. David Beach as its next City Manager. Mr. Beach’s contract was approved during the regular City Council Meeting on Monday, January 14, 2019, effective January 22, 2019. Read on...
  2. Traffic Alert – Houston Marathon

    The Chevron Houston Marathon route will pass through West U Sunday. Homes in both West U and Southside Place along or near the race route may be affected by road closures and/or announcements from the live band and public announcement booth at City Hall. Read on...
  3. Simplify Your Life With Online Utility Account Management

    Did you know the City of West U offers paperless billing for your utility account? That's right - you can get your utility bill in your inbox instead of your mail box! Read on...
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Eligibility
To qualify to be a candidate for or to serve as Mayor or Council Member, a person must be:
  • At least 21 years of age
  • A resident of and have resided in the city for at least 12 months immediately preceding the election
  • Qualified to vote in the city
If the Mayor or a Council Member no longer qualifies, the City Council at its next regular meeting shall declare the position vacant and fill the vacancy as provided by the City's Charter.

Term of Office
The Mayor and Council is elected from the city at large for a term of 2 years and can serve only 2 consecutive terms.