The Palestine City Council is composed of the Mayor elected at large and six Council Members elected by district for two year terms. The Mayor Pro Tem is elected by the Council on an annual basis.
Mission, Goals & Vision
The City of Palestine is a municipal government dedicated to equality, justice, and well being of all by focusing on public safety, code enforcement, and maintenance of its infrastructure and master plan.
We emphasize balanced growth and provide a quali-ty environment in which to live, work, and play.
Citizen’s trust that City Council members, employees, and board and commission members are aligned and acting on principles in the mission statement.
The City of Palestine Councilmembers and employees visualize and work to advocate a community that is: