City of Athens

Athens City Hall Administrative Offices
508 East Tyler Street
Athens, Texas 75751
Phone: (903) 675-5131
Fax: (903) 675-7562

Mayor and City Council

Athens City Hall
508 East Tyler St.
Athens, Texas  75751
Phone:  (903) 675-5131
Fax:  (903) 675-7562

 



MISSION STATEMENT:

The City of Athens encourages community involvement and is committed to providing efficient and effective government which is open and responsive to the needs of the community and works for the benefit of all.


ORGANIZATIONAL GOALS:

City Council - To provide leadership, to set policy and make decisions based upon facts and what is in the best interest of the entire City.

City Employees - To serve the public in an atmosphere of courtesy, friendliness and respect.  To provide the highest quality municipal services in an effective and fiscally responsible manner.


Objectives:

   ♦ To preserve community physical and aesthetic assets.
   ♦ To cultivate a healthy business climate.
   ♦ To provide public services as efficiently as possible.
   ♦ To be attentive and responsive to the concerns of the citizens.


Mayor & City Council Members

 

Name/Place Term

Jerry Don Vaught

Mayor


2015-2017

Monte Montgomery


Council Member, Place 1

2015-2017

Joe Whatley

Council Member, Place 2


 

2016-2018

Edward McCain

Council Member, Place 3


 

2016-2018

Tres Winn

Mayor Pro-Tem/

Council Member, Place 4


 

2016-2018

 

Elections are held the second Saturday in May of each year.
 


The City of Athens Charter provides for a Council-Manager form of local government. The Mayor and City Council Members are elected from the City at large for terms of two (2) years.

The Athens City Council meets in Regular Session on the second (2nd) and fourth (4th) Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Derek D. Daniels Conference Room of the Athens Partnership Center, 201 W. Corsicana St., Athens, Texas.

 


The Rules of Procedure shall be followed when requesting to appear before the City Council.