Welcome to the City of West Orange, Texas
2700 Western Avenue , West Orange, Texas 77630-6136 ** 409.883.3468
Mayor Roy McDonald
As mayor of West Orange, I am proud of the confidence you, the citizens, have shown me by allowing me to serve you for 20+ years now as mayor. I will continue to keep the health and welfare of you citizens and the improvement of our city #1 for as long as I am your mayor.
Notices & Announcements
The West Orange City Council will hold their next Regular Session on Monday, February 27, 2017 beginning at 5:00 p.m.
The NOTICE OF DEADLINE TO FILE APPLICATIONS FOR PLACE ON THE BALLOT for the May 6, 2017 General Election has been posted on the bulletin board in front of City Hall and is also available here.
PINEY WOODS SANITATION will deliver carts carts to all active sanitation accounts for West Orange residents beginning February 20, 2017. These blue Piney Woods Sanitation carts should NOT be placed out for collection until Friday, March 3, 2017.
Friday, February 24, 2017 will be the last collection date by Waste Management (WM). This will be the last day to put your trash out in your green cart. However, due to the time it will take to pick up these carts throughout the city, please leave your empty green WM carts out until they are removed during the following weeks….please do not put any waste into your carts after the Friday, February 24th collection as full carts will only delay the cart collection process.
After the final trash collection by Waste Management on February 24th, residents should begin using the blue Piney Woods Sanitation carts for their debris for the next collection day on Friday, March 3, 2017. Fridays will remain the collection day throughout the city.
If you have not received your new blue Piney Woods Sanitation cart by Friday, February 24, 2017, please call 1-800-324-2092.
CITY COUNCIL ADOPTS BUDGET AND TAX RATE
During its September 12, 2016 meeting, the West Orange City Council adopted the budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year. An ad valorem tax rate of $0.04250 cents per $100 value was also adopted for the 2016 tax year.
At its Monday, April 13, 2015 meeting, the West Orange City Council adopted a new ordinance that establishes requirements for residential rental property to be registered and inspected annually. For a copy of the RENTAL REGISTRATION/INSPECTION APPLICATION, click here.
Also at this meeting, the City’s Ordinance which regulates garbage disposal was amended. To see the newly-revised ORDINANCE, click here. For a copy of the APPLICATION FOR SOLID WASTE PICKUP SERVICES, click here.
The West Orange Volunteer Fire Department is now seeking applicants for membership in the department. Interested individuals must be at least 18 years of age, be of good moral character, live within 5 miles of the city limits of West Orange and have a valid Texas driver’s license. Applicants must be willing to commit time to the department and the City by faithfully attending and participating in drills and various training sessions. Applications are available at West Orange City Hall, 2700 Western Avenue, West Orange, Texas or click here.
COMMUNITY CENTER rental information is available here.
NOTICE OF APPOINTMENT On July 25, 2011 at a legally held, open session, regular council meeting, the City of West Orange City Council appointed the following members to the “Fair Housing Activity Statement – Texas” (FHAST) Work Group:
Group One members include (2): Council Member Shirley Bonnin Director of Public Works Michael Stelly. Group Two members include (3): Protected class member Billie Trahan, Affordable Housing provider Don Kreymer, School District Member Ruth Hancock.