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 has proclaimed the month of January, 2017 as
“FAIR HOUSING MONTH”
in the City of West Orange.
To view the proclamation in its entirety, click here.
The next meeting of the West Orange City Council has been scheduled for Monday, February 13, 2017; 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.
You may now pay your garbage bill and apply and pay for building permits on-line! Click on the “ON-LINE PAYMENTS” tab on the top of the home page and follow the instructions from there.
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.