Welcome to the City of West Orange, Texas!


  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
19+ 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.

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The next meeting of the West Orange City Council will be held on Monday, August 25, 2014, 5:30 p.m. 

NOTICE is hereby given that on Monday, August 25, 2014 a public hearing will be held to discuss the proposed budget for the City of West Orange, Texas for the fiscal year beginning October 1, 2014 and ending September 30, 2015 in the West Orange Community Center, 2700 Western Avenue, West Orange, Texas.  This hearing will be held during the City Council Meeting, which begins at 5:30 P.M.  This proposed budget is available for inspection in the office of the City Secretary, as well as posted on the City’s website:  www.cityofwestorange.com.

This budget will raise more total property taxes than last year’s budget by $7,000 or 1.39%; $3,792.50 is tax revenue to be raised from new property added to the tax roll this year.

To view this proposed budget, click here.


To see a copy of the results of the 2014 Special Election, click here.  (Note:  There are two pages of results.)

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:

For Community Center rental Information please click here:

2014 Holiday in the Park Information is available here.  Vendor spaces will be available for the general public beginning at 8:00 a.m. September 3, 2014.  Prior to that time, booths are being held for 2013 vendors only.




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 Pete Amy


Important Links

KOGT Radio:  www.kogt.com
Greater Orange Area Chamber of Commerce:  www.orangetexaschamber.org
Orange County:  www.co.orange.tx.us
State of Texas:  www.state.tx.us
South East Texas Regional Planning Commission:  www.setrpc.org

The City of West Orange is an equal opportunity employer.

FOR CENSUS INFORMATION:  We are citing the U.S. Census Bureau as our source. 


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