The Mayor and Members of the City Council shall be elected at-large. Such term for Council members shall be on a three-year staggered basis and the Mayor shall also serve for a term of three years. The Mayor and each Councilmember shall receive compensation at a rate of one ($1) dollar per year of service. (Section 6 and 8, Charter)
The regular election to places on the Council shall be held on the first Saturday in May of each year.
A runoff election required to be held as a result of an election held on the first Saturday in May of each year shall be held not earlier than the 20th day or later than the 45th day after the date of the final canvass of the first election. (Section 2025, Texas Election Code)