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   Matthew Riggan
  • Place 2   Shae Garrett
  • Place 3   Larry Hewitt
  • Place 4   Brady Rutledge
  • Place 5   Joseph Wilson

Merkel City Hall – (325)928-4911

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,
  • be a resident in your city for at least 12 months prior to the filing date for the election of Mayor, and be a resident in your city for at least 6 months prior to the filing date for the election of Alderman

The next scheduled election will be held Saturday, May 1, 2021.

  • Mayor
  • Place 2
  • Place 4
  • Place 5

For more information or to check for additional requirements, please contact the City Secretary.