City Council

Agendas & Minutes


2024 City Council

Meetings
City Council meetings are held the 4th Monday of the month at 6 p.m.

Government
The City of Balcones Heights, Texas, was incorporated in 1948 and operates under the Council-Manager form of government. The City Council is composed of a Mayor and five Councilmembers.  Each place is elected at-large for staggered two-year terms.

Election and Term of Office
The Mayor is elected for a two-year term in even-numbered years. Councilmembers are elected at-large for two-year staggered terms, with two councilmembers elected in even numbered years and the remaining three elected in odd numbered years. A general election is conducted each May for these city officials. For information regarding Bexar County Elections click here.

Compensation
The Mayor and Councilmembers do not receive a salary.

Council Authority
The City is a Type A General Law City; its powers are prescribed by the Texas Local Government Code.  City Council has the authority to enact local legislation, adopt a city budget, determine policies and appoint the City Administrator. Council meetings are held at the Balcones Heights Justice Center/City Hall on the fourth Monday of each month at 6 p.m. and are open to the public.  Agendas & Minutes can be found here.

Mayor Pro Tem
The Council elects from among its members a Mayor Pro-Tempore who serves for a term of one year. This individual acts as Mayor during the absence or disability of the Mayor.

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Place 1 - Jack Burton


Elected May 4, 2024. Term of office: May 2024-May 2026
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Place 2 - David Sellars


Elected May 4, 2024. Tern of office: May 2024-May 2026.
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Place 3 - Juan M. Lecea, Jr.

Elected May 6, 2023. Term of office: May 2023-May 2025. Read More
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Place 4 - Mark Saenz; Mayor Pro Tem


Elected May 6, 2023. Term of office: May 2023-May 2025.
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Place 5 - Miguel Valverde


Elected May 6, 2023. Term of office: May 2023-May 2025.
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