City Council

Merkel City Council meetings are held on the second Monday of each month, unless otherwise stated, at 7:00pm at Heritage Hall, located at 111 Taylor Street. Please visit the City Government page to view the agenda and check for any changes to dates and/or location.

  • Mayor    Mary Schrampfer
  • Place 1   Mike McLeod
  • Place 2   Larry Bland
  • Place 3   Jason Beaird
  • Place 4   Brady Rutledge
  • Place 5   Joseph Wilson

If you are interested in running for city council or mayor, you must, among other requirements:​

  • be a citizen of the United States
  • be at least 18 years old on the date of the election
  • be a registered voter and have lived in the State of Texas for at least 12 consecutive months prior to the filing date for the election, and in your city for at least 6 months prior to the filing date for the election

The next scheduled election will be held Saturday, May 2, 2020.

  • Place 1
  • Place 2
  • Place 3

For more information or to check for additional requirements, please contact the city secretary.