Staff & Contacts
Main Office Phone: 214-670-7702 Amanda Sanchez Coordinator/
Media Request
Phone: 214-671-8257 Brenda Allen Council Secretary/ Ceremonial Office Phone: 214-670-3301 Scheduling Team Meeting & Event Requests Phone: 214-670-3958
Official Postings

Office of the Mayor

Mayor & City Council Responsibilities

Mayor: Chief Elected Official and Presiding Officer of the City Government:

  • Presides over Council meetings
  • Represents the City at official and ceremonial functions
  • Creates committees and appoints members, chairs, and co-chairs:
    • Economic Development & Housing Committee
    • Finance, Audit & Accountability Committee
    • Quality of Life Committee
    • Public Safety Committee
    • Transportation & Environment Committee
    • Trinity River Committee
    • Legislative (Ad Hoc) Committee
  • Appoints advisory committees
  • Maintains relationship with other governmental agencies and civic groups
  • Makes annual report on the State of the City
  • Votes as a member of the City Council

Mayor / City Council - Legislative Body for the City:

  • Sets policy
  • Approves annual budget and plans for capital improvements
  • Determines tax rate
  • Along with the Mayor appoints City Manager, City Attorney, City Auditor, City Secretary, Municipal court judges, and citizen boards and commissions
  • Issues and sells municipal bonds
  • Purchases and sells property
  • Establishes City departments
  • Holds weekly council meetings
  • Approves City ordinances
  • Determines City services
Office Location
Dallas City Hall 1500 Marilla Street Room 5EN Dallas, TX 75201 Email Fax: 214-670-0646

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