City Administrator
Rona Stringfellow

City Secretary
Mayra A. Ortiz

Phone: 972-441-6373


8:00am to 12:00pm
1:00pm to 5:00pm
Monday - Friday


The Office of the City Administrator reports to the City Council and is responsible for the day-to-day management of and the long-range planning for the City of Wilmer (6.40 square mile land area and a 2019 population of 4,772).  The City of Wilmer provides a full range of municipal services including police and fire protection; health, sanitation and code enforcement services; recreational and cultural activities; construction and maintenance of streets, highways and infrastructure; and utility services (water and wastewater services).

City Administrator

Rona Stringfellow
City Administrator

Rona Stringfellow has more than 20 years of experience in municipal government. She grew up in Dallas and graduated from David W. Carter Higher School.  She graduated from the University of Houston with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Technology and has a Master’s Degree in Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Dallas.

She began her municipal government career as an intern with the City of McKinney in September 1999, where she worked as a City Planner.  In October 2004, she was hired as a City Planner with the City of Lancaster but was quickly promoted to Senior Planner, Director of Public Works and Development Services, Assistant City Manager, and then Deputy City Manager.  

She retired from the City of Lancaster in January 2020 and launched a new career with the City of Wilmer as City Administrator.  With a development background, Rona is excited about Wilmer’s potential growth in industrial, residential, and retail development.

Rona is a member of the International City/County Manager’s Association and is a Credentialed Manager.  She is also a member of the North Texas City Manager’s Association and Texas City Manager’s Association, National Forum for Black Public Administrators, and the American Planning Association.  She earned her membership with the American Institute of Certified Planners in 2006. 

She is also a member of the International Affairs Committee with NFBPA and recently traveled to Durban, South Africa, to attend the United Congress of Local Governments.  She felt it was a tremendous opportunity to network, share best practices, and meet with municipal leaders from around the world. 

Rona has a son Jaylon and enjoys spending time with family, playing golf, and traveling.

City Secretary

Mayra Ortiz
City Secretary

The City Secretary serves as the official record keeper for the City of Wilmer.  The City Secretary's Office administers all city elections; is the custodian of Municipal records including Minutes, Resolutions, Ordinances, contracts, and other documents vital to the history of the City; and coordinates appointments for the City of Wilmer’s Boards and Commissions.

The City Secretary's Office provides information to the public in accordance with the Texas State Law (Public Information Act). The public’s right-to-know is vital to an accountable, citizen-centered government.
The City Secretary prepares the agenda for all council meetings and keeps minutes of those meetings.

City elections are administered by the City Secretary's Office. Voters must register at least 30 days prior to an election to be able to vote in any election. You may check to see if you are a registered voter, and to obtain your voting location.