Mayor & Council

City Council


Regular Meeting


  • 4th Monday of the month
  • Kaufman ISD Meeting Room located at 1000 South Houston in Kaufman

Work Sessions


  • When necessary
  • 2nd Monday of the month
  • Kaufman ISD Meeting Room located at 1000 South Houston in Kaufman

Agendas & Minutes


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

Members


The City Council is made up of the following members:
Member Term Ending
Jeff Jordan, Mayor
May 2017
Patty Patterson, Mayor Pro-Tem
May 2017
Jeff Council
May 2018
Charles Gillenwater
May 2018
Carole Aga
May 2017
Barry Ratcliffe
May 2018
Carl Stapp
May 2017

Terms & Election


The Council is made up of a Mayor and Council elected for two year terms. The Mayor Pro Tem is elected 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.
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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.

Agendas


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.

Participation


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.