Mayor & Council

City Council

Work Sessions and Regular Meetings

  • 4th Monday of the month
  • Kaufman City Hall located at 209 South Washington in Kaufman

Special Work Sessions or Meetings

  • When necessary
  • Kaufman City Hall located at 209 South Washington in Kaufman

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes


The City Council is made up of the following members:

Council Group New
Member Term Ending
Jeff Jordan, Mayor
May 2025
Matthew Phillips, Mayor Pro-Tem May 2025
Jason Nelson May 2025
Ashlea Longenecker May 2025
Charles Gillenwater May 2024
Lisa Parker
May 2024
Quattro Borders
May 2024

Terms & Election

The Council is made up of a Mayor and Council elected for two year terms. The Mayor Pro Tem is appointed annually by the Council from the Council. Council member's terms are staggered. Four are elected on odd years and three are elected on even years.

City Charter

The City of Kaufman became a Home Rule Charter (PDF) city in November of 1987.

City Ordinances

The City of Kaufman's Code of Ordinances are available online.


Council Meetings

The City Council holds their regular monthly meetings on the fourth (4th) Monday of each month unless a City observed holiday falls on that particular Monday. If this occurs, the meeting is scheduled for another day during that month. The rescheduled meeting date as well as any other special sessions will be posted on the City's website on this page and the "Calendar of Events" page as soon as it is determined.


As required by State law, an agenda for each meeting is conveniently posted for the public to view at least seventy-two (72) hours prior to the meeting. The City's official posting site for the City Council agendas is on the front glass of City Hall located at 209 South Washington Street. Current agendas and past agendas can be located on the "Minutes and Agendas" page.

Special Needs

For those citizens that have special needs to attend the meeting please call the City Secretary in advance at 972-932-2216. We will try to accommodate your needs.

Speaking at a Meeting

Persons who would like to speak to the Council, please arrive early enough to fill out a "Request to Speak" form.


The City Council is always seeking Kaufman residents that are willing to serve on the various Boards and Commissions. Go to the Boards and Commissions page to see what the responsibilities of our boards are and fill out an application.