The City of Jacksboro is a Type A General Law city.
The Jacksboro City Council is comprised of a Mayor and five (5) Council members. All City Council places are 2-year terms being elected “at large” as each represents the entire community. The Mayor and Council are elected by the citizens of Jacksboro with the election being held on the first Saturday in May.
The Jacksboro City Council is committed to a transparent, fair, and just government with the intent of all decisions being made in the best interest of the overall Jacksboro citizenship.
The role of the City Council is to enact ordinances and resolutions, adopt regulations, and set policy direction for the conduct of the affairs of the city. Direction is given to the City Manager, and the City Manager is then responsible for the routine administration and direction of the municipal organization.
To contact the City Council, please contact City Secretary, Shalyn Burritt by calling (940) 567-6321.
Second and Fourth Monday of each month
Council Chambers in City Hall 112 West Belknap Jacksboro, TX 76458
All meetings are held in a public forum
The City Council, by majority vote, appoints the following staff members:
Chief of Police
City Attorney; and
Municipal Court Judge
The City Council, by majority vote, appoints citizens to board appointments for: