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Council meetings are held at City Hall.

The public is invited to attend all City Council meetings. The Council generally meets the first and third Tuesday of each month in the City Council Chamber on the second floor at City Hall, 1945 E. Jackson Road, Carrollton, Texas 75006. The worksession will begin at 5:45 p.m. with the meeting immediately following. Minutes from each meeting are posted after they are approved by the City Council.

 2012-13 City Council

Front Row (L-R): Mayor Matthew Marchant, Councilmember Jeff Andonian; Back Row (L-R) Councilmember Doug Hrbacek, Councilmember Lisa Sutter, Councilmember Anthony Wilder, Councilmember Terry Simons, Mayor Pro Tem Kevin Falconer, Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Bob Garza.

Matthew Marchant, Mayor
Phone: (O) 972-466-3001 
         (VM) 972-466-3166
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Jeff Andonian, 
Phone: (VM) 972-466-3019
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Anthony Wilder, Councilmember
Place 2, AT-LARGE
Phone: (VM) 972-466-3232
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Doug Hrbacek, Councilmember
Phone: (VM) 972-466-3598 
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Bob Garza, Deputy Mayor Pro Tem    
Place 4, AT-LARGE
Phone: (M) 214-533-8782
           (VM) 972-466-3258
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Kevin Falconer, Mayor Pro Tem
Phone: (H) 972-245-6233 
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Terry Simons, Councilmember
Place 6, AT-LARGE
Phone: (VM) 972-466-3174 
           (H) 972-307-3261 
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Lisa Sutter, Councilmember
Phone: (VM) 972-466-3087
Contact Lisa Sutter 
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The City Council is responsible for establishing City policies, considering City resolutions and ordinances, appointing citizens to various City boards and commissions, adopting the City's Comprehensive Plan and annual budget, and approving or rejecting zoning changes.

The Mayor and City Council welcome input from the citizens and business community regarding the goals and direction of the City government. To send the Mayor and the entire City Council or a particular member of the City Council your comments regarding policy, local legislation or the vision for the City of Carrollton, please click on the contact link below each Councilmember's photo or the general contact link on the left. You can also write the Mayor and City Council at 1945 E. Jackson Road, Carrollton, Texas 75006. 

All meetings of the City Council are open to the public. View the upcoming Council meeting agenda. Watch Council meetings on government access cable television. To speak in support or opposition to an item scheduled on the Council agenda, an appearance card located at the entrance of the Council Chambers must be completed. Individuals who do not want to speak on an issue, but wish to register their support or opposition may also submit a card.

Items for consideration by the Council are outlined in an agenda. The sections of this agenda include the consent agenda, resolutions, ordinances, public hearings other business and public forum. The consent agenda consists of operational items and items previously discussed and can be approved by Council with one vote. However, the Council may consider any item separately.

Public hearings are conducted to allow for citizen input before the Council votes on any issue. It allows citizens to speak in favor of, against, or ask questions about matters of substantial community concern. Public notice is given in local newspapers to announce hearing dates.

To speak in support or opposition to an item scheduled for consideration, an appearance card located at the entrance to the Council Chambers must be completed. Individuals who do not want to speak on an issue, but want to register support or opposition should also fill out a card. Each name will be read into the record by the Mayor.

Local Government Organization
The City of Carrollton is a Home Rule municipality with a council-manager form of government. The City Council is made up of a mayor and seven councilmembers. All members of the Council are elected at-large and serve three-year staggered terms. They are community volunteers who meet in regular meetings twice a month. The role of the Mayor and City Council is to enact local legislation, provide vision for the future of Carrollton, set policy, and hire a City Manager.

The City Manager, Leonard Martin, is the chief executive officer and is responsible to the Council for the proper administration of all affairs of the City as prescribed by the City Charter or required by the Council. 

Construction on the brand new, state-of-the-art playground at Mary Heads Carter Park (2320 Heads Lane) is almost complete, and City officials will formally open the area with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 11:45 a.m. on Saturday, April 26.
Carrollton saw one of the more significant declines—a notable 18 percent—thanks to a drop in burglary and auto and property theft offenses.
The City of Carrollton will hold a General Election on May 10 for Mayor and At-Large Places 2, 4, and 6. Applications for ballot by mail are now available. For early voting dates and locations, visit
The Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle program was launched by the Comptroller of Public Accounts in 2009, and recognizes local governments across Texas that strive to meet a high standard of financial transparency online.
The City of Carrollton received a “AAA” rating from the Fitch Group, the highest score group awards, for waterworks and sewer system revenue bonds. Contributing to the rating are strong financial performance and planning, low debt and modest capital, affordable user rates, strong financial metrics, rate flexibility, and a stable rating outlook.
April 26, 2014 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
April 28, 2014 8:00 AM
May 04, 2014 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Last updated: 3/31/2014 3:28:53 PM