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Posted on: January 9, 2023

City Council Candidate Packets Now Available

City Council Candidate Packets

Saginaw City Council places for Place 4 and Place 6 will be on the May 6, 2023, ballot. All are three-year terms. If you are interested in running for a seat, city council candidate packets are available online at www.saginawtx.org/elections or City Hall, 333 W. McLeroy Blvd, Monday – Thursday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm and Fridays from 7:30 am to 11:30 am The filing period is open from January 18 through February 17.


FAQ's

How do I get my name on the ballot?

Completed and file the  Candidate Packet with the City Secretary within the filing period of January 18, 2023 to February 17, 2023 at Saginaw City Hall M-Th 7:30 am to 5:30 pm or Fridays 7:30am to 11:30 am. 

In Person: City Secretary's Office, Saginaw City Hall, 333 W. McLeroy Blvd, Saginaw, TX 76179

Mail/Email/Fax: Call the City Secretary at 817-232-4640 or email jengland@saginawtx.org for instructions.

ALL APPLICATIONS NEED TO BE RECEIVED IN THE CITY SECRETARY OFFICE ON OR BEOFRE FEBRUARY 17, 2023. WRITE IN CANDIDATES MUST BE RECEIVED BY FEBRUARY 21.

What places are on the ballot for the May 6, 2023 election and how long are the terms?

Councilmember Place 4 and Councilmember Place 6 are up for election this year. All are three (3) year terms.

Are the different council places related to physical locations? Do I have to live in a certain area of the city to run in a specific place? 

No, all the places are at-large meaning you can run for any position as long as you qualify and reside within the Saginaw city limits. 

Is being a councilmember or mayor a full time job? Do I get paid? 

No, service on the City Council is not a full time job. Each member of council, including the mayor, is paid $25 per meeting attended. 

How often does council meet, where, and what time?


City Council regular council meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month. They are held at City Hall in the Council Chamber. There are several times during the year that special council meetings are held, usually on an as needed basis. 

If you have questions or need any clarification please contact the city secretary: 

Janice England
City Secretary
email: Jengland@saginawtx.org
Phone: 817-232-4640

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