City of Wilmer

Mayor and City Council


Council Meetings

  • First and third Thursdays of each month at 7:00 p.m.
  • City Council Chambers, 101 Davidson Plaza, Wilmer, Texas 75172
  • For agendas and meeting minutes, click here.

Council Overview


With a population of slightly over 4,000, 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 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. 

 City Council Policies and Procedures

City Council Members

  • Casey Burgess, Mayor
  • Shelia Petta, Mayor Pro-Tem
  • John Eggen, Council Member   
  • Candy Madrigal, Council Member
  • Sergio Campos, Council Member
  • Melissa Ramirez, Council Member