Welcome to the City of West Orange, Texas
2700 Western Avenue , West Orange, Texas 77630-6136 ** 409.883.3468
Mayor Roy McDonald
Over the years, West Orange has weathered many storms, and each time, I continue to be amazed and very grateful for the support and unity shown by our residents and employees. Our city is blessed with so many caring individuals who do not hesitate to set aside their own burdens in order to assist others.
It will not happen overnight, but we will rebuild…the mounds of debris will go away…we will come back stronger and more determined than ever. Thank you all for your perseverance, your hard work, your patience and most of all your faith…your faith in God, in yourselves, in those around you and in our town.
2019 GENERAL ELECTION FILING PERIOD
Please see the attached notice for information pertaining to the filling period for the 2019 General Election, which will be held Saturday, May 4, 2019, at which time a mayor and two council members will be elected to serve a two-year term.
Consulte la notificación adjunta para obtener información sobre el período de llenado para la Elección General de 2019, que se celebrará el sábado 4 de mayo de 2019, fecha en que un alcalde y dos miembros del consejo serán elegidos para servir un término de dos años.
During its January 14, 2019 meeting the West Orange City Council passed Ordinance No. 443, calling the 2019 General Election.
Durante su reunión del 14 de enero de 2019, el Ayuntamiento de West Orange aprobó Ordenanza núm. 443, convocando a la Elección General de 2019.
The West Orange City Council
met on Sept. 10, 2018 and
approved this budget for
the 2018-2019 fiscal year,
as well as a property tax rate
of $0.47 per $100 assessed
value for tax year 2018.
1 City offices closed in observance of New Year’s Day
14 City Council meeting – 5:00 p.m. AGENDA
16 First day to file for place on ballot for 2019 General Election
21 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
11 – 13 Golden Triangle Days in Austin
15 Last day to file for place on ballot for 2019 General Election
18 Presidents’ Day – All non-emergency departments/offices of the City will be closed.
10 Daylight Saving Time begins
11 City Council meeting – 5:00 p.m.
COMMUNITY CENTER rental information is 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.
The City’s Ordinance which regulates garbage disposal was amended at it’s September 10, 2018 meeting. To see the newly-revised ORDINANCE, click here. For a copy of the APPLICATION FOR SOLID WASTE PICKUP SERVICES, click here.
At its Monday, April 13, 2015 meeting, the West Orange City Council adopted an 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.
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.
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.