“All powers of the City of Eastland, Texas, except as in this Charter denied or restricted, shall be vested in and executed by a Board of Commissioners to consist of Five Members, elected as hereinafter provided for, which Commissioners shall be known and designated as the Board of Commissioners of the City of Eastland, Texas.”
– Eastland City Charter
The Board of Commissioners are elected for two year terms. All positions are At-Large, meaning they are elected on a city wide basis. City elections take place on the first Saturday of May each year, with Commissions for Places 1-3 elected on Odd years, while commissioners for Places 4-5 on even years. There are no term limits for City Commissioners.
Deadline for Filing for Election:
Deadline for filing an application to be placed on the ballot for office of City Commission for 2020 will be 5 p.m. on February 14, 2020
The current members of the City Commission are:
City Commission Agendas
The Board of Commissioners of the City of Eastland, Texas will elect one of its members as chairman (Mayor). The Eastland City Commission regular meetings are at 6:00 PM on the third Monday of each month, unless it falls on a Monday holiday. They will have called or emergency meetings as required. All meetings are open to the public and the agendas and announcements are posted in accordance with the State of Texas Open Meetings Act. A majority of the Board is necessary to constitute a quorum for conducting business.