THE CITY COUNCIL
Section 3.01. – Number, election and term.
(a) The legislative and governing body of the City shall consist of four (4) members and a mayor and
shall be known as the “city council of the City of George West, Texas.” The city council members shall be elected on the date and in the manner prescribed by state law.
(b) The mayor and all council members shall be elected from the city at large, and each council member shall occupy a position on the council, such positions being numbered one (l) through four (4) consecutively. The mayor and council members shall be elected in the manner provided in article IV of this Charter to serve two (2 ) year terms.
(c) At the first general election held under this Charter, and each even-numbered year thereafter, two (2) council members shall be elected, with the council members filling positions 1 and 3. The following year, and each odd-numbered year thereafter, the mayor and two (2) council members shall be elected to fill positions 2 and 4. The mayor and council members elected under the previous Charter will serve until the mayor and places 2 and 4 are due for election under provisions of this Charter. Each new council shall elect its mayor pro tempore.