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2016-2017 City Council
First row (from left) City Manager Charles S. Cox, Mayor Bob Phelps, District 1 Councilmember/Deputy Mayor Pro Tem Ana Reyes. Second row (from left) District 3 Councilmember John Norwood, District 5 Councilmember Mike Bomgardner, District 4 Councilmember Terry Lynne, District 2 Councilmember/Mayor Pro Tem Harold Froehlich. 

  • 6 p.m.
  • First and third Tuesdays
  • Farmers Branch City Hall
    13000 William Dodson Parkway
    Farmers Branch, Texas 75234

Live Meeting Coverage
Live meeting coverage can be seen on FBTV, cable channel 16 in Farmers Branch and on the City's website. Rebroadcasts of the most recent council meeting can be seen on FBTV at 6 p.m. seven days a week (meetings subject to change).

Agendas, Minutes & Online Video
Agendas are available 72 hours prior to all scheduled meetings. Minutes are available following approval. 
View All Agendas, Minutes and Available On Demand Video

City Council Members 

Terms & Organization
The Farmers Branch City Council consists of the Mayor and five City Council Members. The Mayor is elected at-large, with the remaining City Council Members representing five single member districts. The Mayor is the presiding officer for the City and represents the City at all official functions. Members of the Council introduce, deliberate and institute policy and ordinances for the betterment of the community. The Mayor and City Council members serve without pay for staggered terms of three years.

Citizen Comments at City Council Meetings
There are three ways to appear before the Mayor and Council during City Council Meetings:

  1. Citizens can request to appear before the Council during the ongoing meeting concerning an item on the current meeting agenda.(FORM)
  2. Citizens can request to address a specific topic at a future City Council meeting. (FORM)
  3. Citizens can request to speak during the Citizen Comments section on the City Council Agenda. (FORM)

The forms listed above address specific situations. Please complete and submit the appropriate form. They are available at City Hall as well as online. The online forms will be directed to the City Secretary's office. If you have any questions, please contact City Secretary Amy Piukana at  or 972.919.2503.

Ethical Standards of Conduct: Ordinance, Resolution and Handbook