The City of Wilmer had a significant population increase in 2021 as reported by the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG), which stated that Wilmer’s population was at 6,100. As of the end of January this year that number had increased to 6,690. Read the full article on Focus Daily News (FDN).
CITY OF WILMER MAYOR EARNS TMLI DESIGNATION OF CERTIFIED MUNICIPAL OFFICIAL (CMO) AND CITY COUNCILMAN RECEIVES CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION
WILMER, TEXAS (February 7, 2022) — The Texas Municipal League Institute (TMLI), sponsored by the Texas Association of Mayors, Councilmembers and Commissioners (TAMCC) and Texas Municipal League (TMLI) recognizes elected city officials for time spent on enhancing their knowledge of city government and sharpening their leadership skills via a variety of educational opportunities. Acknowledgement for completing continuing education units (CEUs) within a calendar year begins with a certificate of recognition (42 or more CEUs) and increases to the prestigious Certified Municipal Official (CMO) designation (62 or more CEUs). Training includes but is not limited to sessions on topics such as leadership, open government, parliamentary procedure, financial responsibilities, ethics, economic development, and media relations.
1st and 3rd Thursday of every month
at 7:00 p.m.
City Council Chambers 101 Davidson Plaza Wilmer, TX 75172
With a population of 6,690 in January of 2021, Wilmer is a Type A general law city under Chapter 22 of the Texas Local Government Code. The Wilmer City Council is comprised of a Mayor and five Council Members, which are elected at large on staggered two-year terms. The City Council's policy-making duties include the adoption of the annual tax rate, water and sewer rates, annual operating budget, and regulatory ordinances.
The City Council appoints the City Administrator, City Secretary, City Attorney, Municipal Judge, and board and commission members. Meeting agendas, public hearings, legal notices, and city ordinances are published in the official newspaper, Ellis County Press.