City Commission: The City of Ennis has operated under the Commission-Manager form of government since 1956. Policy making and legislative authority are vested in the City Commission, which consists of a Mayor and six (6) City Commissioners. The City Commission is responsible, among other things, for passing ordinances, adopting a budget, appointing committees, and hiring the City Manager, City Secretary and the City Attorney.
The City Commission is elected on a non-partisan basis with individual Commission members elected to two-year staggered terms with three (3) Commission members elected every two (2) years. The Mayor is also elected to two-year terms. Five (5) of the Commission members are elected from their respective single member districts. The Mayor and one remaining Commission member (Mayor Pro Tem) are elected at large.
|Bob Taylor||Mayor Pro Tem
|Carolyn C. Frazier||Commissioner
Administrative Officials: The City Commission is responsible for appointing the City Manager, the City Secretary and the City Attorney. The City Manager is responsible for hiring the heads of the City's departments.
|Steve Howerton||City Manager|
|Donna Batchler||City Secretary|
|Richard Wilson||City Attorney|
|Lee Johnson||Municipal Court Judge|
|John Erisman||Police Chief|
|Jeff Aycock||Fire Chief|
|Gary Howell||Fire Marshal||Gary Howell|
|Vacant||Economic Development Coordinator|
|Robert Bolen||Director of Utilities|
|Vacant||Director of Public Works|
|Don Sheffield||Chief Building Official|
|Chauncy Williams, R.S.||Director of Health Services|
|Andy Wolfe||Director of Parks & Recreation|
|Vacant||Head Librarian Library
|Gina Rokas||Director of Tourism
Tourism Phone: 972-878-4748
|City of Ennis Municipal Airport